Posted by: Drew | April 7, 2011

Spring is Blooming with Birds, Bikes and Kites in Southern Delaware. April / May In Delaware

  • 11th Annual CAMP Rehoboth Women’s FEST takes place April 7-10. Nationally acclaimed entertainment with Comic Jennie McNulty live on stage. Ladies 2000 Tea Dance, book signings, brunches, happy hours, workshops, golf outing, poker tournament, wine tasting, lodging and dining discounts, and much more. 
  • On April 15-16,  Celebrate Lewes’ historic Dutch heritage at theLewes Tulip Festival. Visit public spaces and private homes filled with colorful tulips. Photo contests and events at Zwaanendael Park.
  • Get you and your bike tuned up for the 22nd Ocean to Bay Bike Tour in the Bethany Beach – Fenwick Island area on April 16th. Riders can choose scenic, coastal cycling routes from 5 miles to 50 miles. Register now as the event is almost sold out.
  • Go fly a kite at the Great Delaware Kite Festival on Good Friday, April 22nd, at Cape Henlopen State Park in Lewes. The children’s competitions take place in the morning and adult competitions are scheduled for the afternoon. Also on hand will be professional kite demonstrations, food and kite vendors and an early visit by the Easter Bunny.
  • Hike, paddle or cruise on a boat and spot warblers, shorebirds, waterfowl, raptors and more during the Delmarva Birding Weekend taking place April 28-May 1. Over 35 different, professionally guided trips are scheduled with many taking place in Southern Delaware.
  • Celebrate Arbor Day at the 8th Annual Bug & Bud Festival on the Riverwalk in Milford on April 30th. Check out the traditional ladybug walking parade, musical entertainment, 100 plus arts & crafts vendors, Kid’s Korner, remote control boats, a youth bass fishing contest, an art show, and “green-themed” and nature related hands-on activities including seedling tree giveaways.

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

Save the Dates for May

May 6-8: Lewes Merchants’ Spring Sidewalk Sale
May 7: Lewes British Motorcar Show
May 20-22: Rehoboth Beach Spring Sidewalk Sale
May 27-29: Seaford Heritage Festival
May 28: Milton / Prime Hook Horseshoe Crab Festival

For more information, visit or call 800.357.1818.



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