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Upcoming Festivals to Attend at the DE Beaches!

June 14, 2024

The Delaware Beaches is a vibrant area known for its scenic coastal charm, shopping and dining, laid-back vibes, and interesting festivals throughout the year. During the warmer months, locals and visitors alike eagerly anticipate the diverse range of festivals the region has to offer. From live performances and food festivals to historical celebrations, there are plenty of things to do at the Delaware Beaches – no matter your interests. 

Here are a few of the fun festive events (including the 4th of July 🎇) around the region during the summer months!

JUNE

6/15 – Old Timers’ Day Classic Car Show & Family Festival. Over 100 vehicles fill uptown Church Street. Enjoy music, a beer garden, local artisans, food and drinks, and fun activities for the whole family. Selbyville, DE.

JULY

7/4 – 4th of July in Bethany Beach. Festivities start with a parade at noon. Then a concert, followed by fireworks over the ocean at dusk.

7/4 – 4th of July in Lewes. The day includes old-fashioned children’s games, the boat parade on the Lewes-Rehoboth Canal, and the Doo-Dah Parade. Fireworks over the bay start at dusk. Lewes, DE.

7/6 – Fireworks in Rehoboth Beach. Enjoy fireworks over the Atlantic at dusk. Festivities begin at 8 p.m. at the bandstand. Rehoboth Beach, DE. 

7/18-21 – Rehoboth Beach Pride 2024. Specific events TBD. Rehoboth Beach, DE.

AUGUST

8/3-4, 10-11 – 51st Annual Outdoor Fine Art & Fine Craft Festival. 100+ artists and artisans from around the country display and sell their work. There will be music, food, and drink. Entry is $5 per weekend, children under 12 free. Rehoboth Beach, DE.

OTHER FESTIVALS BEYOND THE BEACHES IN DE

6/29 – Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park & Museum. Enjoy ice cream, food trucks, entertainment, museum tours, vendors, carnival games, a beer garden, and more. Free parking and shuttle available. Near Wilmington, DE.

7/18 – 27 – Delaware State Fair. Take your pick of concerts, harness racing, demolition derby, amusement rides, games, animals, vendors and more. General admission up to $10 in person or $10.50 online. Concerts on the Grandstand are extra, and prices vary. Harrington, DE.

8/17 – 31st Annual Old-Tyme Peach Festivalhttps://middletownpeachfestival.com/. Old-fashioned fun abounds with a parade, car show, food court, pie eating contest, live music, vendors, and more around Main Street. Middletown, DE. 

8/31 – Peoples Festival: Tribute to Bob Marley. An array of vendors and musical acts are scheduled. Lineup TBD. Tickets from $15. Wilmington, DE.  

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FRIENDSHIP CREEK | Near Bethany Beach, DE

Fewer than 10 homesites are remaining at Friendship Creek, so this is your last chance to buy your dream home in this nearly-completed community. We offer three flexible townhome designs to suit your unique preferences and lifestyle. The home designs range from 1,907 to 2,398 square feet with up to 4 bedrooms and 2.5 bathrooms. We have quick move-in homes, too. Whether you’re looking for a retirement retreat or a family getaway, this community offers the perfect blend of tranquility and convenience. 

Picture yourself lounging by the community pool, taking strolls along scenic walking trails, playing fetch with your furry friends, or enjoying a round of golf at nearby courses. Bethany Beach is just minutes away for plenty of fun in the sun… on the boardwalk or the beach. Fishing or surfing. Hiking or exploring. Shopping or dining. 

EAST GATE | Fenwick Island, DE

East Gate is our newest community of 88 single-family homes in Fenwick Island, DE. Whether you prefer single-level living or need a bit more space, we have a home for you. There are ranch-style and two-story home designs, including 3+ bedrooms, 2-car garages, and living space starting at a spacious 1,952 square feet. East Gate features a close-knit community within 6 miles of the beach.

Dive into the community pool while taking breaks at the pool house, get your heart pumping on the pickleball court, share laughs with family and friends around the fire pit, and more. Schedule a visit to our newly-opened furnished model homes today!

Fenwick Island is known for its easy, breezy coastal lifestyle. You’ll enjoy the serene seaside within minutes and benefit from the beautiful beaches along the Atlantic Ocean. Experience a range of beach activities including surfing, jet skiing, and boating. If you prefer a more laid-back vibe, a day sunbathing or fishing nearby is just as satisfying.

Whatever you choose, these communities are your chance to live the carefree lifestyle you’ve always wanted!

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If you’re looking for things to do around the Delaware Beaches during the summer months, there’s a delightful mix of cultural experiences, historical celebrations, and exciting events. Whether you’re enjoying live music at a 4th of July celebration, sipping beer at Old Timers’ Day, or supporting local artisans at the Outdoor Fine Art & Fine Craft Festival, there’s always something captivating to explore in this charming region.

Ready to make the Delaware Beaches your home? Contact McKee Builders today to discover the best in new construction homes and start your journey toward personalizing your home in this picturesque area.

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