Posted by: Drew | May 5, 2009

Events on the Delaware Shore in May 2009

Getaway in May

Take advantage of off-season hotel rates, warm weather and the following cool happenings in Southern Delaware…

  • THE BRITISH ARE COMING… AGAIN – this time with vintage cars at the Annual Lewes British Motorcar Show on Saturday May 2 at the Lewes Historical Society Complex in downtown Historic Lewes
  • TAX-FREE Shopping and Sidewalk SalesLewes Merchants’ Sidewalk Sale May 1-3 and Rehoboth Beach Spring Sidewalk Sale May 15-17
  • TREAT MOM to a MOTHERS DAY getaway HOTEL PACKAGE this Mothers Day Weekend (May 9-10) – click here for a peek at the packages
  • Round up the kids for the 2nd Annual Great Mascot Round Up in downtown Rehoboth Beach on May 16
  • Experience living CIVIL WAR HISTORY at the Seaford Heritage Weekend on the grounds of the historic Ross Mansion & Plantation in Seaford Memorial Day Weekend (May 22-24). In addition to battle reenactments, there will be live entertainment, food booths, mansion tours, dancing and Sunday revival-style church services. You may even catch a glimpse of the former Governor Ross escaping the scene in a barrel
  • Head into downtown Milton May 23-24 for the Annual Milton / Prime Hook Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival and learn more about these amazing species in a family-fun environment
  • Hit the Beach for world-class skimboarding action at the South Side Shoot-Out Skimboarding Contest set for May 30-31 at the South Side of the Indian River Inlet Bridge (south of Dewey Beach)

For a more detailed list of upcoming events in Southern Delaware, visit our Calendar of Events.


June 7: 10th Annual Taste of Coastal Delaware in Bethany Beach

June 7-13: Restaurant Week in downtown Rehoboth Beach

June 20: 19th Annual Lewes Garden Tour

June 21-25: Chautauqua Tent Festival in Lewes “America on Stage”

For more information, visit or call 800.357.1818.


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