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Saturday, July 20 at 12:00 AM

Take a Kid Fishing at Lums Pond State Park

Join the park naturalist and staff from the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Aquatic Resources Education Center for this free day of fishing, activity stations, prizes and the opportunity to learn about the relaxing sport of fishing. All equipment is provided. Pre-registration is required by emailing Mary.Rivera@Delaware.gov. Recommended for families (kids ages 6-15). Space is limited.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 12:00:00 AM 7/21/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Take a Kid Fishing Join the park naturalist and staff from the Delaware Division of Fish and Wildlife’s Aquatic Resources Education Center for this free day of fishing, activity stations, prizes and the opportunity to learn about the relaxing sport of fishing. All equipment is provided. Pre-registration is required by emailing Mary.Rivera@Delaware.gov. Recommended for families (kids ages 6-15). Space is limited. Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 8:00 AM

Adult Morning Hiking Series at White Clay Creek State Park

Ready for a hilly trek on the 3.3 mile Chestnut Hill Trail? This hike will last approximately 1.5 hours. Meet at Judge Morris parking area kiosk. Dress for the weather and bring bottled water. Weather permitting. Call by noon on Friday to Register 302-368-6900. Free with park entrance fee.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/20/2019 9:30:00 AM America/New_York Adult Morning Hiking Series Ready for a hilly trek on the 3.3 mile Chestnut Hill Trail? This hike will last approximately 1.5 hours. Meet at Judge Morris parking area kiosk. Dress for the weather and bring bottled water. Weather permitting. Call by noon on Friday to Register 302-368-6900. Free with park entrance fee. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 9:00 AM

Breakfast with the Zoo Keepers at Brandywine Zoo

Help us celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week by having a pancake breakfast in the zoo with the keepers. Meet our keepers, get a special peek at what it is like to be a zoo keeper as they work, and get behind the scenes in our commissary.Fee: Members $12 | Non-Members: $15Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting)Pre-registration required.If your child under 18 months requires a seat, you must purchase a ticket for them, as space is extremely limited and high chairs are not available.Visit our website to register!

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/20/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Breakfast with the Zoo Keepers Help us celebrate National Zoo Keeper Week by having a pancake breakfast in the zoo with the keepers. Meet our keepers, get a special peek at what it is like to be a zoo keeper as they work, and get behind the scenes in our commissary.Fee: Members $12 | Non-Members: $15Breakfast served in the zoo (weather permitting)Pre-registration required.If your child under 18 months requires a seat, you must purchase a ticket for them, as space is extremely limited and high chairs are not available.Visit our website to register! Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 20 at 9:00 AM

Intro to Birding at Bellevue State Park

Want to know the birds in your backyard? Come to our Intro to Birding program this summer and find out! Learn the basics of birds, sound and sight, and go on a small hike to give your new skills a try. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per person

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/20/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Intro to Birding Want to know the birds in your backyard? Come to our Intro to Birding program this summer and find out! Learn the basics of birds, sound and sight, and go on a small hike to give your new skills a try. Meet at the Arts Center. $4 per person Bellevue State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 9:00 AM

Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip at Brandywine Creek State Park

Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY JULY 19 AT 3PM.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/20/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY JULY 19 AT 3PM. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/20/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, July 20 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove at Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/20/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 10:00 AM

Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, July 20 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts at Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/20/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/20/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 10:30 AM

Cold War Bike Tour at Fort Miles

Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 10:30:00 AM 7/20/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Cold War Bike Tour Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, July 20 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/20/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, July 20 at 11:00 AM

Squid Dissection at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/20/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/20/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 11:30:00 AM 7/20/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 20 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/20/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 20 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/20/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 1:00 PM

Pond Protectors at Auburn Valley State Park

Pond life is a unique ecosystem of its own that serves as home to many plants and animals. We will travel from the parking lot to the man-made ponds on the property to discover what lives within. We will also learn about pond pollution and how it affects the plants, animals, and you. Through various hands on activities, you will learn about how you can be a pond protector. Dress to get wet. Registration required. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd.Free

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 1:00:00 PM 7/20/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Pond Protectors Pond life is a unique ecosystem of its own that serves as home to many plants and animals. We will travel from the parking lot to the man-made ponds on the property to discover what lives within. We will also learn about pond pollution and how it affects the plants, animals, and you. Through various hands on activities, you will learn about how you can be a pond protector. Dress to get wet. Registration required. Meet at the Oversee Farm Trail parking lot at 1516 Snuff Mill Rd.Free Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/20/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 20 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/20/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 20 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, July 20 at 2:00 PM

Campground Activity Hour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/20/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/20/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 2:30:00 PM 7/20/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 20 at 3:30 PM

Creature Feature at Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/20/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 3:30 PM

Dressed To Impress at Fort Delaware State Park

Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/20/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Dressed To Impress Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride at Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/20/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 6:00 PM

Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/20/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, July 20 at 6:30 PM

Free Range at Trap Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/20/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Free Range Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 6:30 PM

Campground Hayrides at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/20/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Campground Hayrides Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 7:30 PM

Campfire Programs at Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/20/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 20 at 7:30 PM

Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/20/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, July 20 at 8:00 PM

Night Hike at Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark. Hikes last between 1-1.5 hours, and participants should wear closed toe shoes. Recommended for ages 6+FREE!

Add to Calendar 7/20/2019 8:00:00 PM 7/20/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Night Hike Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark. Hikes last between 1-1.5 hours, and participants should wear closed toe shoes. Recommended for ages 6+FREE! Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 8:00 AM

Youth Fishing Tournament at Trap Pond State Park

Open to ages 15 and under. Meet at the boathouse for free fishing instruction and other activities from 8-9 a.m. Fishing tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and run until 11 a.m. Catch and release will be encouraged. Bring your own equipment, or use ours (please mention during registration).

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/21/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Youth Fishing Tournament Open to ages 15 and under. Meet at the boathouse for free fishing instruction and other activities from 8-9 a.m. Fishing tournament will begin at 9 a.m. and run until 11 a.m. Catch and release will be encouraged. Bring your own equipment, or use ours (please mention during registration). Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/21/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 10:30:00 AM 7/21/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 21 at 11:00 AM

Estate Walk at Auburn Valley State Park

Enjoy a stroll around the grounds of Auburn Heights. Learn more about Auburn Heights and the Marshall family while enjoying the Victorian architecture and the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is available in the field lot on Creek Road across from the mansion.Free

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Estate Walk Enjoy a stroll around the grounds of Auburn Heights. Learn more about Auburn Heights and the Marshall family while enjoying the Victorian architecture and the beautiful grounds. Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and appropriate clothing. Meet on the front porch of the Auburn Heights mansion. Parking is available in the field lot on Creek Road across from the mansion.Free Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 11:30:00 AM 7/21/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 21 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/21/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 21 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/21/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 1:00 PM

Open House Mansion Tour at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 1:00:00 PM 7/21/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Mansion Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 1:00 PM

CANCELLED - Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Cancelled due to weather. - Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 1:00:00 PM 7/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED - Rockford Tower Afternoons Cancelled due to weather. - Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, July 21 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 1:15:00 PM 7/21/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/21/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 21 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/21/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, July 21 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Token of My Affection at Fort Delaware State Park

Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it?

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 1:45:00 PM 7/21/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Token of My Affection Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it? Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/21/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 21 at 2:00 PM

Open House Museum Tour at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Marshall Steam Museum to see the largest collection of operating steam cars in the world. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet at the carriage house just past the mansion and public restrooms. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Museum Tour Tour the Marshall Steam Museum to see the largest collection of operating steam cars in the world. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet at the carriage house just past the mansion and public restrooms. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/21/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/21/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 2:30:00 PM 7/21/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 21 at 3:00 PM

Open House Mansion Tour at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 3:00:00 PM 7/21/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Mansion Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/21/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 5:00 PM

Bowling for Rhinos at Brandywine Zoo

Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Location: Main Event, Christiana, DETickets: will be available online or at the door.Facebook.com/BZAAZK

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/21/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Bowling for Rhinos Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Location: Main Event, Christiana, DETickets: will be available online or at the door.Facebook.com/BZAAZK Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 21 at 6:30 PM

Malarkey Brothers at Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/21/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Malarkey Brothers Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Sunday, July 21 at 8:00 PM

Twilight Moon Paddle at Lums Pond State Park

Enjoy an evening of kayaking under the moonlight. Bring water and a flashlight. $25 per person. $38 per couple in a tandem (two seated) kayak. Open to participants 14 years or older (must be with parent or guardian). For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989.

Add to Calendar 7/21/2019 8:00:00 PM 7/21/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Twilight Moon Paddle Enjoy an evening of kayaking under the moonlight. Bring water and a flashlight. $25 per person. $38 per couple in a tandem (two seated) kayak. Open to participants 14 years or older (must be with parent or guardian). For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, July 22 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/22/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, July 22 at 8:30 AM

Outdoor Adventure Camp Session II - FULL at Brandywine Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$265

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 8:30:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Outdoor Adventure Camp Session II - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 22 at 8:30 AM

Awesome Outdoors Camp at Lums Pond State Park

Hone those outdoor survival skills by making bamboo fishing poles, hiking sticks, and lean-tos. Meet outdoor professionals who will teach campfire making, tracking, and archery. As a special treat campers will be able to meet Delaware State Parks’ new K9, Leo, who has some outdoor skills of his own! Includes an outdoor recreation field trip.

$250

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 8:30:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Awesome Outdoors Camp Hone those outdoor survival skills by making bamboo fishing poles, hiking sticks, and lean-tos. Meet outdoor professionals who will teach campfire making, tracking, and archery. As a special treat campers will be able to meet Delaware State Parks’ new K9, Leo, who has some outdoor skills of his own! Includes an outdoor recreation field trip. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, July 22 at 8:30 AM

Best of Boat Worlds - FULL at Killens Pond State Park

In this travelling camp we will be experiencing all of the different ways to be out on the water. Enjoy a pontoon boat tour at Trap Pond State Park, take a ride on some canoes here at Killens and slide on into peddle boats at Lums Pond! Travel Times: Trap Pond (45 minutes), Lums Pond (1 hour).

$195

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 8:30:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Best of Boat Worlds - FULL In this travelling camp we will be experiencing all of the different ways to be out on the water. Enjoy a pontoon boat tour at Trap Pond State Park, take a ride on some canoes here at Killens and slide on into peddle boats at Lums Pond! Travel Times: Trap Pond (45 minutes), Lums Pond (1 hour). Killens Pond State Park

Monday, July 22 at 8:30 AM

Rock and Rappel Climbing Camp at Alapocas Run State Park

Challenge your mental and physical skills while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will discover the basics of top rope climbing, learn belaying and rappelling, and have an adventure. Climbing equipment is provided.

$325 per climber

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 8:30:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Rock and Rappel Climbing Camp Challenge your mental and physical skills while exploring the world of rock climbing. Campers will discover the basics of top rope climbing, learn belaying and rappelling, and have an adventure. Climbing equipment is provided. Alapocas Run State Park

Monday, July 22 at 9:00 AM

Nature Wonders Session II at Brandywine Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$125/$30 per week/session for Lunch Bunch

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Wonders Session II This camp is full. Please select another camp. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 22 at 9:00 AM

Jr. Zoo Keepers: Advanced (B) at Brandywine Zoo

Have you always wanted to be a zoo keeper? If so, get ready for a fun filled week discovering what it takes to work at the zoo through hands-on activities and projects. Campers will be able to see how animals are cared for, visit behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom! Please note campers will have limited contact with select animals. It is highly recommended that attending campers be able to independently complete physically challenging activities with limited assistance and be able to safely come into contact with allergens such as animal dander and hay. Campers may only register for one session per age group.

$340 ($310 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Jr. Zoo Keepers: Advanced (B) Have you always wanted to be a zoo keeper? If so, get ready for a fun filled week discovering what it takes to work at the zoo through hands-on activities and projects. Campers will be able to see how animals are cared for, visit behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom! Please note campers will have limited contact with select animals. It is highly recommended that attending campers be able to independently complete physically challenging activities with limited assistance and be able to safely come into contact with allergens such as animal dander and hay. Campers may only register for one session per age group. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 22 at 9:00 AM

Animal Super Powers! - FULL at Brandywine Zoo

This camp is full. Please select another camp - Animals have amazing super powers to help them survive in their environments! Learn about different animal powers and adaptations through activities, crafts, and live animal encounters.

$240 ($210 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Animal Super Powers! - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp - Animals have amazing super powers to help them survive in their environments! Learn about different animal powers and adaptations through activities, crafts, and live animal encounters. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 22 at 9:00 AM

Fantastic Frogs and Feathers - FULL at White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$195

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fantastic Frogs and Feathers - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 22 at 9:00 AM

Outdoor Adventure Skills - FULL at White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp. - Challenge yourself as we go rock climbing at Alapocas, kayak at Lums Pond and mountain bike (mountain bikes are available to borrow or bring your own) at White Clay. Finish the week with a bike ride to a cool spot in town. Campers must bring a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet and be able to swim.

$225

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Outdoor Adventure Skills - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. - Challenge yourself as we go rock climbing at Alapocas, kayak at Lums Pond and mountain bike (mountain bikes are available to borrow or bring your own) at White Clay. Finish the week with a bike ride to a cool spot in town. Campers must bring a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet and be able to swim. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 22 at 9:00 AM

Fishing Camp (Traveling Camp) -FULL at Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$300 per week

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Fishing Camp (Traveling Camp) -FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 22 at 9:00 AM

Water Wonders - FULL at Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$185 per week

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Water Wonders - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 22 at 9:00 AM

Calling All Creatures Camp - FULL at Cape Henlopen State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$200

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Calling All Creatures Camp - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 22 at 9:30 AM

Wild Eats at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/22/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Wild Eats Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 22 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/22/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 22 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/22/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 22 at 6:30 PM

Melanie Brulee at Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city!

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/22/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Melanie Brulee Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city! Wilmington State Parks

Monday, July 22 at 7:00 PM

Evenings at the Amphitheater at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/22/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/22/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Evenings at the Amphitheater Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/23/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 9:30 AM

Dolphin Watch at Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/23/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Dolphin Watch Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 9:30 AM

Introduction to Kayaking at Delaware Seashore State Park

Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/23/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go at Alapocas Run State Park

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/23/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission Alapocas Run State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 10:00 AM

Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection at Delaware Seashore State Park

Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/23/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/23/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, July 23 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/23/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, July 23 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/23/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, July 23 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/23/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, July 23 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk: Holts Landing at Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/23/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk: Holts Landing Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay at Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/23/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 3:00 PM

Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour at Delaware Seashore State Park

Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 3:00:00 PM 7/23/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 5:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach at Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/23/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 6:00 PM

Jog-It Off at Bellevue State Park

Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/23/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Jog-It Off Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 6:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach at Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/23/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 6:30 PM

Bethany Jubilee at Holts Landing State Park

Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/23/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Bethany Jubilee Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Holts Landing State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 6:30 PM

Creatures of the Marsh at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/23/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Creatures of the Marsh Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lessons at Killens Pond State Park

Session III: Basic/Advanced Swim - Ages 5-11 Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9- July 25 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 Lessons and Park Entrance Fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/23/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lessons Session III: Basic/Advanced Swim - Ages 5-11 Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9- July 25 Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 Lessons and Park Entrance Fee) For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 6:30 PM

CANCELLED - Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow at White Clay Creek State Park

This program is cancelled. Please check out our other programs.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/23/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED - Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow This program is cancelled. Please check out our other programs. White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tours at Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 8:00:00 PM 7/23/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tours Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 23 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase! at Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/23/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/23/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/24/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/24/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove at Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/24/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/24/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, July 24 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/24/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/24/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, July 24 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: Valerie West at Bellevue State Park

Every other WednesdayNoon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information.Valerie West is a young pop singer.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/24/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: Valerie West Every other WednesdayNoon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information.Valerie West is a young pop singer. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: Valerie West at Bellevue State Park

Bring your lunch, relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts on the Patio behind the Arts Center! For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/24/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: Valerie West Bring your lunch, relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts on the Patio behind the Arts Center! For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/24/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/24/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, July 24 at 2:00 PM

Snakes and Turtles at Cape Henlopen State Park

See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/24/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Snakes and Turtles See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 2:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach at Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/24/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 2:00 PM

Searching for a Signal at Delaware Seashore State Park

Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/24/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Searching for a Signal Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/24/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/24/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball at Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 5:30:00 PM 7/24/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 6:00 PM

Wag It Off at Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/24/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Wag It Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 6:30 PM

Pristine Raeign at Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/24/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Pristine Raeign Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, July 24 at 6:30 PM

Chapel Street Junction at White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/24/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Chapel Street Junction Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 6:30 PM

Featured Program: Beach Clam Bake and Crab Feast at Delaware Seashore State Park

Crab feasts and clam bakes are always a good time, but we're taking it up a notch and wrapping in some local heritage into this event! The surfmen of the Indian River Life-Saving Station were lucky enough to live in close proximity to Rehoboth Bay, which allowed them to add fresh seafood to their meals. Join us for an evening full of fun, good food, and a glimpse into the lives of the surfmen that patrolled our beaches over 100 years ago. Reservations required at least seven days in advance. We will host another Clam Bake and Crab Feast Wednesday, August 28. Market price

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/24/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Beach Clam Bake and Crab Feast Crab feasts and clam bakes are always a good time, but we're taking it up a notch and wrapping in some local heritage into this event! The surfmen of the Indian River Life-Saving Station were lucky enough to live in close proximity to Rehoboth Bay, which allowed them to add fresh seafood to their meals. Join us for an evening full of fun, good food, and a glimpse into the lives of the surfmen that patrolled our beaches over 100 years ago. Reservations required at least seven days in advance. We will host another Clam Bake and Crab Feast Wednesday, August 28. Market price Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 6:30 PM

Beach Clam Bake at Delaware Seashore State Park

Clam bakes are always a good time, but we’re taking it up a notch and wrapping in some local heritage into this event! The surfmen of the Indian River Life-Saving Station were lucky enough to live in close proximity to Rehoboth Bay, which allowed them to add fresh seafood to their meals. Join us for an evening full of fun, good food, and a glimpse into the lives of the surfmen that patrolled our beaches over 100 years ago. Reservations required at least 7 days in advance. $55/person (includes beer and wine) , $35/person for those under 21

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/24/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Beach Clam Bake Clam bakes are always a good time, but we’re taking it up a notch and wrapping in some local heritage into this event! The surfmen of the Indian River Life-Saving Station were lucky enough to live in close proximity to Rehoboth Bay, which allowed them to add fresh seafood to their meals. Join us for an evening full of fun, good food, and a glimpse into the lives of the surfmen that patrolled our beaches over 100 years ago. Reservations required at least 7 days in advance. $55/person (includes beer and wine) , $35/person for those under 21 Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 7:00 PM

Campfire Desserts II at Brandywine Creek State Park

Come learn how to make fun and simple campfire desserts around our campfire! We will try out a few recipes, talk about the best fire techniques for cooking, and eat our results! Yum! $2 per person/dessert Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs. Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/24/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Desserts II Come learn how to make fun and simple campfire desserts around our campfire! We will try out a few recipes, talk about the best fire techniques for cooking, and eat our results! Yum! $2 per person/dessert Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs. Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 7:30 PM

Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge at Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/24/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 24 at 8:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour at Fort Miles

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/24/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, July 24 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk at Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/24/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/24/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/25/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, July 25 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/25/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove at Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/25/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go at Wilmington State Parks

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground. Can Do Playground.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/25/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground. Can Do Playground. Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, July 25 at 10:00 AM

Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks at Delaware Seashore State Park

Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/25/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 10:30 AM

Story Time at Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 10:30:00 AM 7/25/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, July 25 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/25/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, July 25 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/25/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/25/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, July 25 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/25/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 12:30 PM

Artillery Demonstration at Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 12:30:00 PM 7/25/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Demonstration Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free Fort Miles

Thursday, July 25 at 1:30 PM

Sea Glass Jewerly 101 at Delaware Seashore State Park

Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/25/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewerly 101 Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 1:30 PM

Museum Theater: Sick Call at Fort Delaware State Park

A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be?

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/25/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Sick Call A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be? Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/25/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, July 25 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/25/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, July 25 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay at Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/25/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 2:00 PM

Surf Fishing 101 at Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/25/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Surf Fishing 101 Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/25/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 3:00 PM

Beat the Heat Nature Program at Cape Henlopen State Park

Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 3:00:00 PM 7/25/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Beat the Heat Nature Program Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/25/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 5:00 PM

Featured Program: Fundamentals of Hiking at Trap Pond State Park

Join us at the nature center to get started. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered. Wear comfortable shoes. Program will include a short hike. Free

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/25/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Fundamentals of Hiking Join us at the nature center to get started. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered. Wear comfortable shoes. Program will include a short hike. Free Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 5:00 PM

Fundamentals of Hiking at Trap Pond State Park

Join us at the nature center to get started hiking. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered. Wear comfortable shoes.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/25/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Fundamentals of Hiking Join us at the nature center to get started hiking. Preparation, gear, and locations will be covered. Wear comfortable shoes. Trap Pond State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 6:30 PM

De Tierra Caliente at Lums Pond State Park

This program is available through a partnership with the Delaware Division of the Arts, and highlights the rich diversity of music available from local performers. Bring a lawn chair and picnic dinner and meet at Area 1 Pavilion. May be canceled due to weather. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/25/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York De Tierra Caliente This program is available through a partnership with the Delaware Division of the Arts, and highlights the rich diversity of music available from local performers. Bring a lawn chair and picnic dinner and meet at Area 1 Pavilion. May be canceled due to weather. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Lums Pond State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 6:30 PM

USNA Navy Blues and Gold at Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/25/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York USNA Navy Blues and Gold Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 6:30 PM

Swim Lessons at Killens Pond State Park

Session III: Basic/Advanced Swim - Ages 5-11Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9- July 25Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 Lessons and Park Entrance Fee)For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/25/2019 7:15:00 PM America/New_York Swim Lessons Session III: Basic/Advanced Swim - Ages 5-11Tuesdays and Thursdays, July 9- July 25Cost: $60 per session (Includes 6 Lessons and Park Entrance Fee)For more information or to register please call 302-284-4526. Killens Pond State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga at White Clay Creek State Park

Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/25/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk at Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/25/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, July 25 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase! at Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th*

Add to Calendar 7/25/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/25/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th* Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 26 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, July 26 at 9:00 AM

Day Camp for Grown-Ups at Delaware Seashore State Park

Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Day Camp for Grown-Ups Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 26 at 9:30 AM

Beach Treasures at Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/26/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Treasures Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, July 26 at 10:00 AM

Forgotten Stories of the Sand at Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 26 at 10:00 AM

Seining the Bay: Holts Landing at Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay: Holts Landing Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 26 at 11:00 AM

Artillery Park Walk at Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/26/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free. Fort Miles

Friday, July 26 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/26/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 26 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/26/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, July 26 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/26/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 26 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 1:15:00 PM 7/26/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 26 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Have You Heard? at Fort Delaware State Park

Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 1:45:00 PM 7/26/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Have You Heard? Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 26 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/26/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Friday, July 26 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal at Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/26/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, July 26 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/26/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, July 26 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/26/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 26 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk at Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/26/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, July 26 at 2:00 PM

Featured Program: Cruise the Canal at Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen and Delaware Seashore State Parks, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how Coin Beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area! Register online at capewatertours.com; cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes, DE. This program will be held every Friday from June 21 to August 30. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/26/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Cruise the Canal Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen and Delaware Seashore State Parks, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how Coin Beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area! Register online at capewatertours.com; cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes, DE. This program will be held every Friday from June 21 to August 30. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, July 26 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/26/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, July 26 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/26/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, July 26 at 6:00 PM

Campground Performing Arts Series at Lums Pond State Park

Thanks to the support of the Delaware Division of the Arts, Lums Pond is hosting a performing arts series geared toward our campers this summer. Performances include music, storytelling and cultural arts. In case of inclement weather, events are moved to the nature center. The series continues on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 31. For more information, email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov. Free

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/26/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Performing Arts Series Thanks to the support of the Delaware Division of the Arts, Lums Pond is hosting a performing arts series geared toward our campers this summer. Performances include music, storytelling and cultural arts. In case of inclement weather, events are moved to the nature center. The series continues on Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 31. For more information, email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov. Free Lums Pond State Park

Friday, July 26 at 6:30 PM

Clifford Keith at Killens Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/26/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Clifford Keith Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, July 26 at 7:00 PM

Friday Night Bingo at Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/26/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, July 26 at 8:30 PM

Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery at First State Heritage Park

Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot- 375 S. New Street. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/26/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Meet at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot- 375 S. New Street. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. First State Heritage Park

Friday, July 26 at 9:00 PM

Starry Night Hike at Brandywine Creek State Park

Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/26/2019 9:00:00 PM 7/26/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Starry Night Hike Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 12:00 AM

Summer Survival Skills Series- Session II: Knot Tying at Brandywine Creek State Park

Series Back by popular demand! Join us for our four part series and learn new survival skills each session. Meet at amphitheater, park at the nature center. Space is limited, pre-registration is encouraged. (302)655-5740 to register. Join us to learn how to make different types of knots, techniques for tying, and what the best uses for different kinds of knots are. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 12:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Summer Survival Skills Series- Session II: Knot Tying Series Back by popular demand! Join us for our four part series and learn new survival skills each session. Meet at amphitheater, park at the nature center. Space is limited, pre-registration is encouraged. (302)655-5740 to register. Join us to learn how to make different types of knots, techniques for tying, and what the best uses for different kinds of knots are. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 8:00 AM

Monthly Bird Walks at Brandywine Creek State Park

Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Monthly Bird Walks Bring your eyes, ears and a comfortable pair of hiking boots. Our expert volunteer birder from the Museum of Natural History will lead the group, and provide tips and advice to all interested bird watchers. this program is free with paid admission to the park, no pre-registration required. Call (302) 655-5740 with questions. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, July 27 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove at Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 10:00 AM

Zoorific Healthy Kids Day at Brandywine Zoo

Let's get wild about being outside! Kids of all ages can enjoy cool hands-on experiences, fun demonstrations, learn Bollywood dancing, compare skills to some of our animals', and other encounters designed to get them pumped up about fitness, outdoor activity, and healthy habits!Free with Zoo admission.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Zoorific Healthy Kids Day Let's get wild about being outside! Kids of all ages can enjoy cool hands-on experiences, fun demonstrations, learn Bollywood dancing, compare skills to some of our animals', and other encounters designed to get them pumped up about fitness, outdoor activity, and healthy habits!Free with Zoo admission. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 27 at 10:00 AM

Stroll with the Superintendent at Yorklyn Bridge at Auburn Valley State Park

Put on your walking shoes to explore historic Yorklyn and learn about adaptive reuse and cleanup of this former industrial site with Park Superintendent, Laura Lee. Meet at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail at 1149 Yorklyn Rd.Free

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Stroll with the Superintendent at Yorklyn Bridge Put on your walking shoes to explore historic Yorklyn and learn about adaptive reuse and cleanup of this former industrial site with Park Superintendent, Laura Lee. Meet at the Yorklyn Bridge Trail at 1149 Yorklyn Rd.Free Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 10:00 AM

Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park

Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Dover's Heroes of the Revolution Walking Tour Dover was a hotbed of activity during the struggle for American Independence. Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, July 27 at 10:00 AM

Featured Program: Zoorific Healthy Kids Day at Brandywine Zoo

Calling all "zoorific" kids, moms, and dads - get wild about being outside! What better place is there to explore the exciting ways to enjoy fitness and the great outdoors? Youngsters of all ages will enjoy cool hands=on experiences, fun demonstrations, the chance to compare their skills to those of our animals, and fascinating encounters designed to get them pumped up about fitness, outdoor activity and healthy habits! Free

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Zoorific Healthy Kids Day Calling all "zoorific" kids, moms, and dads - get wild about being outside! What better place is there to explore the exciting ways to enjoy fitness and the great outdoors? Youngsters of all ages will enjoy cool hands=on experiences, fun demonstrations, the chance to compare their skills to those of our animals, and fascinating encounters designed to get them pumped up about fitness, outdoor activity and healthy habits! Free Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 27 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts at Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 10:30 AM

Panning for Creek Gems- Family program at White Clay Creek State Park

Pan the creek for garnets, magnetite, and other shiny treasures! We will provide pie plates with holes in them for advanced registered participants. Water shoes and towel recommended. Cost is $6 per person (register by noon the Friday before and receive $1 discount). Call 302-368-6900

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 10:30:00 AM 7/27/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Panning for Creek Gems- Family program Pan the creek for garnets, magnetite, and other shiny treasures! We will provide pie plates with holes in them for advanced registered participants. Water shoes and towel recommended. Cost is $6 per person (register by noon the Friday before and receive $1 discount). Call 302-368-6900 White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 10:30 AM

Cold War Bike Tour at Fort Miles

Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 10:30:00 AM 7/27/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Cold War Bike Tour Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, July 27 at 11:00 AM

Summer Survival Skills Series- Session II: Knot Tying at Brandywine Creek State Park

Series Back by popular demand! Join us for our four part series and learn new survival skills each session. Meet at amphitheater, park at the nature center. Space is limited, pre-registration is encouraged. (302)655-5740 to register. Join us to learn how to make different types of knots, techniques for tying, and what the best uses for different kinds of knots are. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Summer Survival Skills Series- Session II: Knot Tying Series Back by popular demand! Join us for our four part series and learn new survival skills each session. Meet at amphitheater, park at the nature center. Space is limited, pre-registration is encouraged. (302)655-5740 to register. Join us to learn how to make different types of knots, techniques for tying, and what the best uses for different kinds of knots are. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, July 27 at 11:00 AM

Tide-Pooling at Cape Henlopen State Park

Grab a hand net and search for fish, crabs and other aquatic life in our tide-pools at low tide. Wear old shoes (no flip-flops) that can get wet and muddy. For ages 5 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Tide-Pooling Grab a hand net and search for fish, crabs and other aquatic life in our tide-pools at low tide. Wear old shoes (no flip-flops) that can get wet and muddy. For ages 5 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 11:00 AM

Reptile Hour! at Lums Pond State Park

Stop by the nature center for an hour of fun facts, activities, and crafts about reptiles. Get a close-up look at our resident turtle and snake during this exciting program! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Reptile Hour! Stop by the nature center for an hour of fun facts, activities, and crafts about reptiles. Get a close-up look at our resident turtle and snake during this exciting program! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 11:30:00 AM 7/27/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 27 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/27/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 27 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/27/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 1:00 PM

Flint Woods Mindfulness Hiking Series at Brandywine Creek State Park

Flint Woods Nature Preserve is a satellite area of Brandywine Creek State Park. Meet at the park Nature Center for transportation to and from the preserve. Program limited to 12 participants. Join us for our meditation and mindfulness series hikes, starting this summer. We will meet at the Nature Center and spend some time learning about and focusing on breathing exercises that will aid you in enjoying your experience here at the park. Following the guided exercise, we will go on a (mostly) silent hike. This program is open to the public; no prior experience necessary. The only things we recommend you come with are an open mind, water bottle, and a pair of hiking shoes. We hope you join us. This program will last approximately an hour and a half. Pre-registration is encouraged. FREE

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 1:00:00 PM 7/27/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Flint Woods Mindfulness Hiking Series Flint Woods Nature Preserve is a satellite area of Brandywine Creek State Park. Meet at the park Nature Center for transportation to and from the preserve. Program limited to 12 participants. Join us for our meditation and mindfulness series hikes, starting this summer. We will meet at the Nature Center and spend some time learning about and focusing on breathing exercises that will aid you in enjoying your experience here at the park. Following the guided exercise, we will go on a (mostly) silent hike. This program is open to the public; no prior experience necessary. The only things we recommend you come with are an open mind, water bottle, and a pair of hiking shoes. We hope you join us. This program will last approximately an hour and a half. Pre-registration is encouraged. FREE Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 1:00 PM

Fish Tales at Trap Pond State Park

Net some of our aquatic pond creatures from the shoreline.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 1:00:00 PM 7/27/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Fish Tales Net some of our aquatic pond creatures from the shoreline. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 1:15:00 PM 7/27/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/27/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 27 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid at Fort Delaware State Park

Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money?

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 1:45:00 PM 7/27/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money? Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/27/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 27 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, July 27 at 2:00 PM

Campground Activity Hour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Campground Activity Hour Learn about activities that the park and local community offer such as fishing, boating,and local museums. Meet at the campground pavilion. No registration necessary. Checkour Facebook page weekly for program themes. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/27/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/27/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 2:30:00 PM 7/27/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, July 27 at 3:30 PM

Creature Feature at Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/27/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 3:30 PM

Dressed To Impress at Fort Delaware State Park

Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/27/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Dressed To Impress Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride at Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/27/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 6:30 PM

Mark Lentz at Trap Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/27/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Mark Lentz Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 6:30 PM

Campground Hayrides at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/27/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Campground Hayrides Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 7:30 PM

Campfire Programs at Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 7:30:00 PM 7/27/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 8:00 PM

Campfire Programs at Killens Pond State Park

Campground AmphitheaterJoin a Naturalist around the campfire and learn about the animals and plants of Delaware! Topics to vary weekly.FREE!

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 8:00:00 PM 7/27/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Campground AmphitheaterJoin a Naturalist around the campfire and learn about the animals and plants of Delaware! Topics to vary weekly.FREE! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, July 27 at 8:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour at Fort Miles

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/27/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/27/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Sunday, July 28 at 9:00 AM

Learn to Paddle at Trap Pond State Park

Investigate the basics of getting out on the water. Boat and gear selection, safety considerations, launching, paddling skills, and paddling locations will all be covered. Both canoe and kayak instructors will be leading this program which includes 1 hour of on the water instruction. Call the nature center at (302) 875-5163 to register 48 hours in advance. Cost is $20

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/28/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Learn to Paddle Investigate the basics of getting out on the water. Boat and gear selection, safety considerations, launching, paddling skills, and paddling locations will all be covered. Both canoe and kayak instructors will be leading this program which includes 1 hour of on the water instruction. Call the nature center at (302) 875-5163 to register 48 hours in advance. Cost is $20 Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, July 28 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/28/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, July 28 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 10:30:00 AM 7/28/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 28 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/28/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 28 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 11:30:00 AM 7/28/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 28 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/28/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 28 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/28/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 28 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 1:00:00 PM 7/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, July 28 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 1:15:00 PM 7/28/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 28 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/28/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 28 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 1:30:00 PM 7/28/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, July 28 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Token of My Affection at Fort Delaware State Park

Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it?

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 1:45:00 PM 7/28/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Token of My Affection Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it? Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 28 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/28/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 28 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/28/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, July 28 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/28/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 28 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 2:30:00 PM 7/28/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, July 28 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/28/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, July 28 at 6:30 PM

Kategory 5 at Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 7/28/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/28/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Kategory 5 Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 29 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/29/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, July 29 at 8:30 AM

Wilderness Survival Session II - FULL at Brandywine Creek State Park

Explore the outdoors and learn to live off the land! Along with learning Leave No Trace skills, campers will learn how to put up a tent, build a campfire, build a survival shelter, identify plants, track animals and study how to use a compass, fishing, river safety and more. Fun, safe experiences will teach campers how to be better prepared for outdoor adventures. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp!

$225

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 8:30:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Wilderness Survival Session II - FULL Explore the outdoors and learn to live off the land! Along with learning Leave No Trace skills, campers will learn how to put up a tent, build a campfire, build a survival shelter, identify plants, track animals and study how to use a compass, fishing, river safety and more. Fun, safe experiences will teach campers how to be better prepared for outdoor adventures. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 29 at 8:30 AM

Slither, Slime, and Climb: Animal Adaptation Camp at Lums Pond State Park

Animals have wild adaptations for survival! Fish can make slime to slip away from trouble. Snakes can slither their bodies through tiny spaces. Flying squirrels can soar from tree to tree. We will explore animal adaptations through up-close encounters with real live animal guests and a rock climbing field trip then try our hand at a few science experiments (including slime) to learn more about wild survival!

$250

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 8:30:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Slither, Slime, and Climb: Animal Adaptation Camp Animals have wild adaptations for survival! Fish can make slime to slip away from trouble. Snakes can slither their bodies through tiny spaces. Flying squirrels can soar from tree to tree. We will explore animal adaptations through up-close encounters with real live animal guests and a rock climbing field trip then try our hand at a few science experiments (including slime) to learn more about wild survival! Lums Pond State Park

Monday, July 29 at 8:30 AM

Superheroes - FULL at Killens Pond State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$195

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 8:30:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Superheroes - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Killens Pond State Park

Monday, July 29 at 8:30 AM

Nature Explorers Session II at Brandywine Creek State Park

Become a Nature Sleuth! Explore the forests, meadows, and marshes here at the park! Discover a new animal and its habitat each day through fun activities like hikes, creek investigations, nature games, and crafts. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp!

$165

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 8:30:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Explorers Session II Become a Nature Sleuth! Explore the forests, meadows, and marshes here at the park! Discover a new animal and its habitat each day through fun activities like hikes, creek investigations, nature games, and crafts. We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9:00 AM

WILD Animal Careers at Brandywine Zoo

Have you ever thought about a future career working with animals? Discover what it takes to care for, feed, train, and work with different animals. During this week campers will be provided the opportunity to explore a variety of animal related careers.

$340 ($310 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York WILD Animal Careers Have you ever thought about a future career working with animals? Discover what it takes to care for, feed, train, and work with different animals. During this week campers will be provided the opportunity to explore a variety of animal related careers. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 29 at 9:00 AM

Jr. Zoo Keepers: Basics (C) - FULL at Brandywine Zoo

This camp is full. Please select another camp - Have you always wanted to be a zoo keeper? If so, get ready for a fun filled week discovering what it takes to work at the zoo through hands-on activities and projects. Campers will be able to see how animals are cared for, visit behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom! Please note campers will have limited contact with select animals. It is highly recommended that attending campers be able to independently complete physically challenging activities with limited assistance and be able to safely come into contact with allergens such as animal dander and hay. Campers may only register for one session per age group.

$340 ($310 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Jr. Zoo Keepers: Basics (C) - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp - Have you always wanted to be a zoo keeper? If so, get ready for a fun filled week discovering what it takes to work at the zoo through hands-on activities and projects. Campers will be able to see how animals are cared for, visit behind-the-scenes areas, and learn what it takes to be a keeper of the kingdom! Please note campers will have limited contact with select animals. It is highly recommended that attending campers be able to independently complete physically challenging activities with limited assistance and be able to safely come into contact with allergens such as animal dander and hay. Campers may only register for one session per age group. Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 29 at 9:00 AM

Creek Creations - FULL at White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$195

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Creek Creations - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9:00 AM

Single Track Shredders: WCCSP Mountain Bike Focused Camp at White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is specifically designed for experienced bikers with six or more miles of all-terrain experience. Join other avid young bikers from the region for a week-long mountain biking experience. The week includes rides at White Clay Creek, Brandywine Creek and Middle Run trails. Bike repair, riding techniques, behind the scenes at a bike shop, and coolin’ off in the creek are all part of the week. Campers should bring their own mountain bike (bikes are available to borrow) and a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet, bike gloves and be able to swim.

$325

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Single Track Shredders: WCCSP Mountain Bike Focused Camp This camp is specifically designed for experienced bikers with six or more miles of all-terrain experience. Join other avid young bikers from the region for a week-long mountain biking experience. The week includes rides at White Clay Creek, Brandywine Creek and Middle Run trails. Bike repair, riding techniques, behind the scenes at a bike shop, and coolin’ off in the creek are all part of the week. Campers should bring their own mountain bike (bikes are available to borrow) and a properly fitted, CPSC-approved helmet, bike gloves and be able to swim. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9:00 AM

Naturalist Apprentice at Bellevue State Park

This camp is for serious nature lovers. We will develop your naturalist skills and explore environmental stewardship principles. We will create and use field guides, journals, crafts and more!

$210

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Naturalist Apprentice This camp is for serious nature lovers. We will develop your naturalist skills and explore environmental stewardship principles. We will create and use field guides, journals, crafts and more! Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9:00 AM

Extreme Sports Camp with Overnight - FULL at Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$350

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Extreme Sports Camp with Overnight - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9:00 AM

Out of This World - FULL at Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$185 per week

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Out of This World - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9:00 AM

Park Adventurers Camp - FULL at Cape Henlopen State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$225

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Park Adventurers Camp - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9:00 AM

Creature Feature at Trap Pond State Park

Learn all about the different animals that live in zoos, in Trap Pond, and all around the world! We will be visited by animals from the Brandywine Zoo, and take a trip to the Salisbury Zoo. We will also have the chance to see aquatic animals from a pontoon boat and a canoe. Find out where the wild things are at this exciting camp! Travel time to Salisbury Zoo: 25 minutes.

$150

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Creature Feature Learn all about the different animals that live in zoos, in Trap Pond, and all around the world! We will be visited by animals from the Brandywine Zoo, and take a trip to the Salisbury Zoo. We will also have the chance to see aquatic animals from a pontoon boat and a canoe. Find out where the wild things are at this exciting camp! Travel time to Salisbury Zoo: 25 minutes. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, July 29 at 9:30 AM

Wild Eats at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/29/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Wild Eats Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, July 29 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/29/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 29 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/29/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, July 29 at 6:00 PM

Water Park Themed Nights - Water Park Luau at Killens Pond State Park

Get your Hawaiian dream on with decor and games featuring the Luau way of life! Join the staff on special themed nights for good food, games, and poolside fun!$5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/29/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Water Park Themed Nights - Water Park Luau Get your Hawaiian dream on with decor and games featuring the Luau way of life! Join the staff on special themed nights for good food, games, and poolside fun!$5 per person Killens Pond State Park

Monday, July 29 at 6:30 PM

Betty & the Bullet at Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city!

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/29/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Betty & the Bullet Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city! Wilmington State Parks

Monday, July 29 at 7:00 PM

Evenings at the Amphitheater at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/29/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/29/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Evenings at the Amphitheater Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/30/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 9:30 AM

Dolphin Watch at Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/30/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Dolphin Watch Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 9:30 AM

Introduction to Kayaking at Delaware Seashore State Park

Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/30/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go at Alapocas Run State Parks

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/30/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground Alapocas Run State Parks

Tuesday, July 30 at 10:00 AM

Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection at Delaware Seashore State Park

Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 10:00:00 AM 7/30/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/30/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, July 30 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/30/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, July 30 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/30/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, July 30 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/30/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, July 30 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk: Holts Landing at Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/30/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk: Holts Landing Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay at Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/30/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 2:30 PM

In Search Of at Cape Henlopen State Park

Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for each weeks’ search. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 2:30:00 PM 7/30/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York In Search Of Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for each weeks’ search. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 3:00 PM

Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour at Delaware Seashore State Park

Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 3:00:00 PM 7/30/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 5:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach at Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 5:00:00 PM 7/30/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 6:00 PM

Zig Zag Zumba at Bellevue State Park

Get moving after work with a Zumba® class in the park. This class meets on the back patio of the Arts Center. Ages 16 and up. Must preregister by 4:00pm the pervious day, space is limited. Free

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/30/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Zig Zag Zumba Get moving after work with a Zumba® class in the park. This class meets on the back patio of the Arts Center. Ages 16 and up. Must preregister by 4:00pm the pervious day, space is limited. Free Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 6:00 PM

Jog-It Off at Bellevue State Park

Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/30/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Jog-It Off Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 6:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach at Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/30/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30 PM

CANCELLED - Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow at White Clay Creek State Park

This program is cancelled. Please check out our other programs.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/30/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED - Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow This program is cancelled. Please check out our other programs. White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30 PM

Ginger at Holts Landing State Park

Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/30/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Ginger Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Holts Landing State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 6:30 PM

Creatures of the Marsh at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/30/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Creatures of the Marsh Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tours at Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 8:00:00 PM 7/30/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tours Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, July 30 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase! at Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/30/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/30/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 8:00:00 AM 7/31/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 9:00:00 AM 7/31/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove at Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 9:30:00 AM 7/31/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 11:00:00 AM 7/31/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, July 31 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 11:15:00 AM 7/31/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 12:00:00 PM 7/31/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, July 31 at 12:15 PM

32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike!

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 12:15:00 PM 7/31/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York 32-Pounder Seacoast Gun Demonstration Learn how a 32-pound seacoast gun functions by being part of the crew! This interactive program is excellent for children and adults alike! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/31/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, July 31 at 2:00 PM

Snakes and Turtles at Cape Henlopen State Park

See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/31/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Snakes and Turtles See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 2:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach at Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/31/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 2:00 PM

Searching for a Signal at Delaware Seashore State Park

Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 2:00:00 PM 7/31/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Searching for a Signal Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 2:15:00 PM 7/31/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 3:30:00 PM 7/31/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball at Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 5:30:00 PM 7/31/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 6:00 PM

Wag It Off at Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/31/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Wag It Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 6:00 PM

Introduction to Rock Climbing at Alapocas Run

Ages 8 and up $25 per person Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-1164 to register.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 6:00:00 PM 7/31/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Introduction to Rock Climbing Ages 8 and up $25 per person Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-1164 to register. Alapocas Run

Wednesday, July 31 at 6:30 PM

Hepner's Rebellion at Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/31/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Hepner's Rebellion Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, July 31 at 6:30 PM

To the Max at White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/31/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York To the Max Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 6:30 PM

Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join park interpretive staff at the Big Chill Beach Club try your hand at an “upcycling” paint night. Learn about the history of the International Code of Signals and how it ties in with the history of the park. Paint your own message in nautical flags on a piece of rustic, reclaimed wood from park picnic tables and beach boardwalks.Eat some grub and enjoy the view!Pre-registration required by calling (302) 227-6991Ages 21 and up$25 per person

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 6:30:00 PM 7/31/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Paint Night: Nautical Flag Art Join park interpretive staff at the Big Chill Beach Club try your hand at an “upcycling” paint night. Learn about the history of the International Code of Signals and how it ties in with the history of the park. Paint your own message in nautical flags on a piece of rustic, reclaimed wood from park picnic tables and beach boardwalks.Eat some grub and enjoy the view!Pre-registration required by calling (302) 227-6991Ages 21 and up$25 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 7:00 PM

Freshwater Marsh Preserve Hike at Brandywine Creek State Park

This 1.5 mile trail will lead you into our Nature Preserve where we will see marsh animals and flora and fauna. It’s one of the most special and unvisited trails in the park and also the 2nd nature preserve in the state of Delaware! Meet at Hawk Watch parking lot. Free Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs ; Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/31/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Freshwater Marsh Preserve Hike This 1.5 mile trail will lead you into our Nature Preserve where we will see marsh animals and flora and fauna. It’s one of the most special and unvisited trails in the park and also the 2nd nature preserve in the state of Delaware! Meet at Hawk Watch parking lot. Free Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs ; Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program. Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 7:00 PM

Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge at Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 7:00:00 PM 7/31/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 8:00 PM

New Moon Paddle at Trap Pond State Park

New Moon PaddleWednesday, July 318-10 p.m.$25 per personExperience the dark night solitude of the cypress swamp, with only star light to guide your way. Your choice of canoe or kayak. Call (302) 875-5163 at least 48 hours in advance to register. Cost is $25

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 8:00:00 PM 7/31/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York New Moon Paddle New Moon PaddleWednesday, July 318-10 p.m.$25 per personExperience the dark night solitude of the cypress swamp, with only star light to guide your way. Your choice of canoe or kayak. Call (302) 875-5163 at least 48 hours in advance to register. Cost is $25 Trap Pond State Park

Wednesday, July 31 at 8:30 PM

Featured Program: Battery 519 Lantern Tours at Fort Miles

In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person This program is held on Wednesdays and select Saturdays throughout the summer -- see our Upcoming Programs events listings below for other dates.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/31/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Battery 519 Lantern Tours In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person This program is held on Wednesdays and select Saturdays throughout the summer -- see our Upcoming Programs events listings below for other dates. Fort Miles

Wednesday, July 31 at 8:30 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour at Fort Miles

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/31/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, July 31 at 8:30 PM

Ghost Crab Walk at Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 7/31/2019 8:30:00 PM 7/31/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/1/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, August 01 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/1/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove at Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/1/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go at Wilmington State Parks

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground.

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/1/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground. Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, August 01 at 10:00 AM

Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks at Delaware Seashore State Park

Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/1/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 10:30 AM

Story Time at Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 10:30:00 AM 8/1/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 01 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/1/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, August 01 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/1/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/1/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 01 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/1/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 12:30 PM

Artillery Demonstration at Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 12:30:00 PM 8/1/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Demonstration Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free Fort Miles

Thursday, August 01 at 1:00 PM

Open House Mansion Tour at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 1:00:00 PM 8/1/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Mansion Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 1:30 PM

Sea Glass Jewerly 101 at Delaware Seashore State Park

Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/1/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewerly 101 Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 1:30 PM

Museum Theater: Sick Call at Fort Delaware State Park

A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be?

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/1/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Sick Call A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be? Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/1/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 01 at 2:00 PM

Open House Museum Tours at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Marshall Steam Museum to see the largest collection of operating steam cars in the world. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet at the carriage house just past the mansion and public restrooms. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/1/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Museum Tours Tour the Marshall Steam Museum to see the largest collection of operating steam cars in the world. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet at the carriage house just past the mansion and public restrooms. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/1/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, August 01 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay at Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/1/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 2:00 PM

Surf Fishing 101 at Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/1/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Surf Fishing 101 Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/1/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 3:00 PM

Beat the Heat Nature Program at Cape Henlopen State Park

Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 3:00:00 PM 8/1/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Beat the Heat Nature Program Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 3:00 PM

Open House Mansion Tour at Auburn Valley State Park

Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 3:00:00 PM 8/1/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Open House Mansion Tour Tour the Auburn Heights Mansion. Enjoy the Queen Anne Victorian architecture and learn more about the story of the Marshall Family who lived there. Please note that there are stairs during the tour. Park in the event lot across from the mansion on Creek Road and meet on the front porch. Reservations recommended, but not required. Limit 15. $8 per adult per tour$4 per child under 13$14 per adult for both mansion and steam museum Auburn Valley State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/1/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 5:30 PM

Breeches Buoy Rescue Drill Reenactment at Delaware Seashore State Park

Experience the Life-Saving Station Museum’s PREMIER program! See park staff and volunteers reenact the breeches buoy, a system that allowed surfmen to rescue shipwreck victims from shore. Demonstration includes firing the Lyle gun (a small cannon), and a rescue from the “wreck pole.”Cost includes museum admission$6.50/adult; $5/senior (62 and up); $4/youth (6-12); 5 and under are free

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 5:30:00 PM 8/1/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Breeches Buoy Rescue Drill Reenactment Experience the Life-Saving Station Museum’s PREMIER program! See park staff and volunteers reenact the breeches buoy, a system that allowed surfmen to rescue shipwreck victims from shore. Demonstration includes firing the Lyle gun (a small cannon), and a rescue from the “wreck pole.”Cost includes museum admission$6.50/adult; $5/senior (62 and up); $4/youth (6-12); 5 and under are free Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga at White Clay Creek State Park

Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/1/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 6:30 PM

Flatland Drive at Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/1/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Flatland Drive Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 8:00 PM

Ghost Crab Walk at Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 8:00:00 PM 8/1/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, August 01 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase! at Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th*

Add to Calendar 8/1/2019 8:30:00 PM 8/1/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th* Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 02 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, August 02 at 9:00 AM

Day Camp for Grown-Ups at Delaware Seashore State Park

Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Day Camp for Grown-Ups Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 02 at 9:30 AM

Beach Treasures at Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/2/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Treasures Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, August 02 at 10:00 AM

Forgotten Stories of the Sand at Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 02 at 10:00 AM

Seining the Bay: Holts Landing at Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay: Holts Landing Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 02 at 11:00 AM

Artillery Park Walk at Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free. Fort Miles

Friday, August 02 at 11:00 AM

Hike Through History at Auburn Valley State Park

Come join us on a Hike Through History at Auburn Heights Preserve and learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area. You’ll also learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd.Free

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/2/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Hike Through History Come join us on a Hike Through History at Auburn Heights Preserve and learn about the industrial and agricultural past of the area. You’ll also learn how the Trolley Trail got its name. Wear sturdy walking shoes for this hour-long trip. Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd.Free Auburn Valley State Park

Friday, August 02 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/2/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 02 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/2/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, August 02 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/2/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 02 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/2/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 02 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Have You Heard? at Fort Delaware State Park

Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 1:45:00 PM 8/2/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Have You Heard? Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 02 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/2/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Friday, August 02 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal at Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/2/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, August 02 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/2/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, August 02 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/2/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 02 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk at Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/2/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 02 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/2/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 02 at 3:30 PM

Story of a Prisoner at Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/2/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 02 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 5:00:00 PM 8/2/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, August 02 at 6:00 PM

Guest Lecture at Brandywine Zoo

Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Feathered Friends and Enemies: Measuring Social Learning and Social Networks in the Lab and the Wild with Dr. Jason Davis.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/2/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Guest Lecture Hosted by the Brandywine Chapter of the American Association of Zoo Keepers.Feathered Friends and Enemies: Measuring Social Learning and Social Networks in the Lab and the Wild with Dr. Jason Davis. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, August 02 at 6:30 PM

Milford Community Band at Killens Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/9/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Milford Community Band Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, August 02 at 7:00 PM

Sunset Yoga at Lums Pond State Park

Yoga instructor and park volunteer Jess joins us again this summer for mind and body relaxation beside the best view around! Don’t forget your yoga mat. This is a free program lead by a Delaware State Park volunteer, donations accepted. Participants can pre-register by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/2/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Yoga Yoga instructor and park volunteer Jess joins us again this summer for mind and body relaxation beside the best view around! Don’t forget your yoga mat. This is a free program lead by a Delaware State Park volunteer, donations accepted. Participants can pre-register by emailing DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Friday, August 02 at 7:00 PM

Friday Night Bingo at Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/2/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, August 02 at 8:30 PM

Owl Prowl at Brandywine Creek State Park

Following an introduction to the owls of Delaware, head out into the night to listen for some of the park’s resident owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. Meet at the Nature Center. Recommended for ages 6 and up. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 8:30:00 PM 8/2/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Owl Prowl Following an introduction to the owls of Delaware, head out into the night to listen for some of the park’s resident owls. Bring your sense of adventure, but no flashlights please! Pre-registration encouraged, space is limited. Meet at the Nature Center. Recommended for ages 6 and up. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Friday, August 02 at 8:30 PM

Lantern Tour: Christ Church Cemetery at First State Heritage Park

Encounter characters from the past to hear stories of joy and sorrow. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at Christ Church- the corner of S. State and Water Streets.

Add to Calendar 8/2/2019 8:30:00 PM 8/2/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Christ Church Cemetery Encounter characters from the past to hear stories of joy and sorrow. Call (302) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Meet at Christ Church- the corner of S. State and Water Streets. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, August 03 at 8:00 AM

Morning Bird Walk at Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy a leisurely walk along the pond to learn some basics of bird watching.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/3/2019 9:00:00 AM America/New_York Morning Bird Walk Enjoy a leisurely walk along the pond to learn some basics of bird watching. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 9:00 AM

NEW! Mindfulness Hiking Series at Brandywine Creek State Park

Join us for our meditation and mindfulness series hikes, starting this summer. We will spend some time learning about and focusing on breathing exercises that will aid you in enjoying your experience here at the park. Following the guided exercise, we will go on a (mostly) silent hike. Each hike experiences a different trail. Please bring an open mind, water bottle, and a pair of hiking shoes. We hope you join us. This program will last approximately an hour and a half. Pre-registration is encouraged. Each hike meets at the nature center unless otherwise noted. (302)655-5740 to register. FREE

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/3/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York NEW! Mindfulness Hiking Series Join us for our meditation and mindfulness series hikes, starting this summer. We will spend some time learning about and focusing on breathing exercises that will aid you in enjoying your experience here at the park. Following the guided exercise, we will go on a (mostly) silent hike. Each hike experiences a different trail. Please bring an open mind, water bottle, and a pair of hiking shoes. We hope you join us. This program will last approximately an hour and a half. Pre-registration is encouraged. Each hike meets at the nature center unless otherwise noted. (302)655-5740 to register. FREE Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 9:00 AM

Featured Program: August First Saturday at First State Heritage Park

FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse. August's theme is STREAM.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/3/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: August First Saturday FREE programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House, and the Kent County Courthouse. August's theme is STREAM. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, August 03 at 9:00 AM

First Saturday: STREAM at First State Heritage Park

Free programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their "Biggs Kids: Science in Action" program and make a make a STEAM based craft. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. learn some 18th century uses and preparations for common household herbs and how to grow and care for your own at the John Bell House on The Green during our "Herbal Remedies" program, tour Legislative Hall to experience more Delaware history and explore the origins of recorded music at the Johnson Victrola Museum and visit Delaware's historic capitol building. At 10:30 a.m. visit the Delaware Public Archives for the program "DuPont and the Manhattan Project", during which Hagley Historian Lucas R. Clawson will teach about how DuPont helped usher in the Nuclear Age. At 1 p.m. meet noted 19th century Delaware physician Dr. James Sykes at The Old State House. In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 - 4 p.m. and walking tours focusing on Sickness and Health....and the Occasional Poisoning will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/3/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York First Saturday: STREAM Free programs and events are offered on the first Saturday of each month. Sites are open 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m., except Woodburn, Hall House and the Kent County Courthouse. From 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.: Join the Biggs Museum of American Art for their "Biggs Kids: Science in Action" program and make a make a STEAM based craft. From 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. learn some 18th century uses and preparations for common household herbs and how to grow and care for your own at the John Bell House on The Green during our "Herbal Remedies" program, tour Legislative Hall to experience more Delaware history and explore the origins of recorded music at the Johnson Victrola Museum and visit Delaware's historic capitol building. At 10:30 a.m. visit the Delaware Public Archives for the program "DuPont and the Manhattan Project", during which Hagley Historian Lucas R. Clawson will teach about how DuPont helped usher in the Nuclear Age. At 1 p.m. meet noted 19th century Delaware physician Dr. James Sykes at The Old State House. In addition: The Governor's House at Woodburn will be open for guided tours from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., The Kent County Courthouse at 38 The Green will be open for guided tours from 1:30 - 4 p.m. and walking tours focusing on Sickness and Health....and the Occasional Poisoning will be leaving from the John Bell House at 43 The Green on the hour from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, August 03 at 9:30 AM

Introduction to Rock Climbing at Alapocas Run State Park

Ages 8 and up $25 per person Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-1164 to register.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/3/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Rock Climbing Ages 8 and up $25 per person Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-1164 to register. Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove at Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 10:00 AM

Poo at the Zoo at Brandywine Zoo

Poo does more than attract flies! Join us for this fun event celebrating Number 2! Play the “Who Dung It?” game where you can guess who supplied the sample from some of our very own animals, do a Poop Scavenger Hunt to learn fun facts about our favorite gross subject, visit our Tracks and Scat station to learn how biologists use poo to study animals, observe images from fecal slides and learn how they help make diagnoses, and more fun activities!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/3/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Poo at the Zoo Poo does more than attract flies! Join us for this fun event celebrating Number 2! Play the “Who Dung It?” game where you can guess who supplied the sample from some of our very own animals, do a Poop Scavenger Hunt to learn fun facts about our favorite gross subject, visit our Tracks and Scat station to learn how biologists use poo to study animals, observe images from fecal slides and learn how they help make diagnoses, and more fun activities!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 03 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts at Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/3/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/3/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 10:30 AM

Cold War Bike Tour at Fort Miles

Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 10:30:00 AM 8/3/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Cold War Bike Tour Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, August 03 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 03 at 11:00 AM

Squid Dissection at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Squid Dissection Explore the ins and outs of one of the most mysterious animals during this hands-on program. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 11:00 AM

Wonders of the Wetlands at Killens Pond State Park

What is a wetland?! Join us as we explore the very question. Learn all about the wonders of the wetlands!FREE!

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Wonders of the Wetlands What is a wetland?! Join us as we explore the very question. Learn all about the wonders of the wetlands!FREE! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 11:30:00 AM 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 03 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/3/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 03 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/3/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/3/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/3/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 03 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid at Fort Delaware State Park

Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money?

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 1:45:00 PM 8/3/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Debts Unpaid Pay is often delayed at Fort Delaware, but today the paymaster is here! But how will the lucky soldiers spend their money? Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/3/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 03 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/3/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 03 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/3/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/3/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 2:30:00 PM 8/3/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 03 at 3:30 PM

Creature Feature at Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/3/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 3:30 PM

Dressed To Impress at Fort Delaware State Park

Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/3/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Dressed To Impress Clothes were more than a fashion statement to Victorians…they helped define social classes. And they were complicated! If you’ve ever wondered how a hoop skirt works, this is the program for you! Kids: Come along and try on some kids clothes from the time period. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 4:30 PM

Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 4:30:00 PM 8/3/2019 5:30:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 03 at 5:00 PM

Featured Program: Gun Battery Hike at Fort DuPont State Park

Take a walk along the trail, and check out one of the first coastal defense sites to have steel-barreled breech-loading guns in concrete emplacements. Be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes that you don't mind getting a little dirty for this one-hour adventure. Free

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 5:00:00 PM 8/3/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Gun Battery Hike Take a walk along the trail, and check out one of the first coastal defense sites to have steel-barreled breech-loading guns in concrete emplacements. Be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes that you don't mind getting a little dirty for this one-hour adventure. Free Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 5:00 PM

Fort DuPont Battery Hike at Fort DuPont State Park

Take a walk along the trail, and check out one of the first coastal defense sites to have steel-barreled breech-loading guns in concrete emplacements. Be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes that you don’t mind getting a little dirty for this one-hour adventure.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 5:00:00 PM 8/3/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Fort DuPont Battery Hike Take a walk along the trail, and check out one of the first coastal defense sites to have steel-barreled breech-loading guns in concrete emplacements. Be sure to wear sturdy walking shoes that you don’t mind getting a little dirty for this one-hour adventure. Fort DuPont State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride at Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 5:00:00 PM 8/3/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 6:00 PM

Truckin' Through History at Fort Miles

Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/3/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Truckin' Through History Tour the park in an historic WWII troop-carrying truck and explore some of the lesser-known areas of Fort Miles. Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Fort Miles Orientation Building each Saturday morning on a first-come, first-served basis. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Maximum of four tickets per group. Limit 12 per ride. $8 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 03 at 6:30 PM

The Mojo Rider Band at Trap Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/3/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Mojo Rider Band Bring the family and friends out to the park for our Summer Concert Series at the Baldcypress Nature Center on Saturday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Trap Pond Partners will be on hand to sell refreshments. For information, call the Baldcypress Nature Center at (302) 875-5163, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 6:30 PM

Campground Hayrides at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/3/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Campground Hayrides Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 7:30 PM

Campfire Programs at Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 7:30:00 PM 8/3/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 8:00 PM

Night Hike at Killens Pond State Park

Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark. Hikes last between 1-1.5 hours, and participants should wear closed toe shoes. Recommended for ages 6+FREE!

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 8:00:00 PM 8/3/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Night Hike Meet at the Campground Amphitheater for an enjoyable walk in the woods. The forest is a different world after dark. Hikes last between 1-1.5 hours, and participants should wear closed toe shoes. Recommended for ages 6+FREE! Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, August 03 at 9:00 PM

Starry Night Hike at Brandywine Creek State Park

Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/3/2019 9:00:00 PM 8/3/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York Starry Night Hike Join our Naturalists for a chance to experience the park after dark! Hike the meadows and trails, look for constellations, cloud formations, moon phases, and maybe even a shooting star! Meet us at the Nature Center, pre-registration is encouraged to ensure space is available. (302)655-5740 to register. $5 per person Brandywine Creek State Park

Sunday, August 04 at 9:00 AM

Zoo Sensory Hour at Brandywine Zoo

Brandywine Zoo can be an energetic, colorful place full of sensory stimuli, and we know this environment can be overwhelming for some guests. Join us from 9-10 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month from May-August for an inclusive experience at Brandywine

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/4/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Sensory Hour Brandywine Zoo can be an energetic, colorful place full of sensory stimuli, and we know this environment can be overwhelming for some guests. Join us from 9-10 a.m. on the first Sunday of the month from May-August for an inclusive experience at Brandywine Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 04 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/4/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, August 04 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 10:30:00 AM 8/4/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 04 at 11:00 AM

Dip-Netting Discovery at Lums Pond State Park

Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/4/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Dip-Netting Discovery Did you know Lums Pond is an amazing ecosystem filled with aquatic organisms? Come grab a net and find out what cute and crazy creatures call the largest pond in Delaware home! Park entrance fee in effect. Meets at the Nature Center. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office(302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Sunday, August 04 at 11:15 AM

Pea Patch History Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs!

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/4/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Pea Patch History Tour Did you know that there were other forts on the same location before Fort Delaware? Come learn about them and how Fort Delaware was developed with our Pea Patch History Tour. This tour is a great starting place for the rest of our programs! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 04 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 11:30:00 AM 8/4/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 04 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/4/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 04 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/4/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 04 at 1:00 PM

Paint by Day Fundraiser at Killens Pond State Park

Come out and join us to paint a picture. Parents and children are welcome. We will have an art teacher to guide us with our masterpieces. Light refreshments will be served.$30 per canvas. Pre-Registration is required; please call 302-284-4299 to reserve your spot!

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 1:00:00 PM 8/11/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Paint by Day Fundraiser Come out and join us to paint a picture. Parents and children are welcome. We will have an art teacher to guide us with our masterpieces. Light refreshments will be served.$30 per canvas. Pre-Registration is required; please call 302-284-4299 to reserve your spot! Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, August 04 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 1:00:00 PM 8/4/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, August 04 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/4/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 04 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/4/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 04 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/4/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, August 04 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Token of My Affection at Fort Delaware State Park

Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it?

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 1:45:00 PM 8/4/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Token of My Affection Our two heroes are young and in love! But one of them is a former Confederate soldier. Will their love make it? Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 04 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/4/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 04 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/4/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, August 04 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/4/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 04 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 2:30:00 PM 8/4/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 04 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/4/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 04 at 6:30 PM

Chorduroy at Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 8/4/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/4/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Chorduroy Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 05 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/5/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, August 05 at 8:30 AM

Outdoor Adventure Camp Session III - FULL at Brandywine Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$265

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 8:30:00 AM 8/8/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Outdoor Adventure Camp Session III - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, August 05 at 8:30 AM

Nature Arts Camp at Brandywine Creek State Park

Join our Art School Camp Counselors and spend the week creating art in the park! Each day will feature a different artistic technique campers will learn, including watercolors, acrylic paints, sketching, plein air drawing & painting. Parents will join us for an art show at the end of the week! We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp!

$250 (includes material fee)

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 8:30:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Arts Camp Join our Art School Camp Counselors and spend the week creating art in the park! Each day will feature a different artistic technique campers will learn, including watercolors, acrylic paints, sketching, plein air drawing & painting. Parents will join us for an art show at the end of the week! We’ll have a campfire cookout on the last day of camp! We roast hotdogs and s’mores and enjoy lemonade to toast the end of a fun week of camp! Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, August 05 at 8:30 AM

Lums Pond Water Warriors - FULL at Lums Pond State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$250

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 8:30:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Lums Pond Water Warriors - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Lums Pond State Park

Monday, August 05 at 8:30 AM

Time Travelers at Killens Pond State Park

Travel back in time in this week of camp with trips to Fort Delaware, the John Dickinson Plantation, and Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen. Travel times: Fort Delaware (1 hour), John Dickinson (30 minutes), Fort Miles (1 hour).

$195

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 8:30:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Time Travelers Travel back in time in this week of camp with trips to Fort Delaware, the John Dickinson Plantation, and Fort Miles in Cape Henlopen. Travel times: Fort Delaware (1 hour), John Dickinson (30 minutes), Fort Miles (1 hour). Killens Pond State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9:00 AM

Talk to the Animals - FULL at Brandywine Zoo

This camp is full. Please select another camp

$240 ($210 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Talk to the Animals - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 05 at 9:00 AM

Cool Keeper Tools at Brandywine Zoo

Discover some of the cool tools our zoo keepers use and practice using some, too!

$130 ($110 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Cool Keeper Tools Discover some of the cool tools our zoo keepers use and practice using some, too! Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 05 at 9:00 AM

Pirates Treasures: Stream Explorers - FULL at White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$195

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pirates Treasures: Stream Explorers - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9:00 AM

White Clay Creek (WCC) Survivor - FULL at White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$225

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York White Clay Creek (WCC) Survivor - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9:00 AM

Intro to Photography - FULL at Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$235

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Intro to Photography - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9:00 AM

Volunteerism Camp at Bellevue State Park

Visit different local sites throughout the week to participate in daily service projects and learn about the organization’s activities and volunteer opportunities. Service projects include experiences such as packing food, a canoe clean-up, and gardening. This qualifies for hours of service needed for school. Trips involve travel to sites 15 to 45 minutes away.

$225

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Volunteerism Camp Visit different local sites throughout the week to participate in daily service projects and learn about the organization’s activities and volunteer opportunities. Service projects include experiences such as packing food, a canoe clean-up, and gardening. This qualifies for hours of service needed for school. Trips involve travel to sites 15 to 45 minutes away. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9:00 AM

Pirates Cove - FULL at Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$185 per week

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Pirates Cove - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9:00 AM

Weird Cape! Camp - FULL at Cape Henlopen State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$200

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Weird Cape! Camp - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9:00 AM

Junior Naturalist at Trap Pond State Park

Calling all aspiring naturalists! During this camp we will learn all about plants, animals, and the great outdoors. We will learn the basics of outdoors survival including fire-building and shelter-making.

$175

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Junior Naturalist Calling all aspiring naturalists! During this camp we will learn all about plants, animals, and the great outdoors. We will learn the basics of outdoors survival including fire-building and shelter-making. Trap Pond State Park

Monday, August 05 at 9:30 AM

Wild Eats at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/5/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Wild Eats Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, August 05 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/5/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 05 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/5/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 05 at 6:30 PM

Spokey Speaky at Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city!

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/5/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Spokey Speaky Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city! Wilmington State Parks

Monday, August 05 at 7:00 PM

Evenings at the Amphitheater at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/5/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Evenings at the Amphitheater Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Monday, August 05 at 8:30 PM

An Introduction to the Night Sky at Bellevue State Park

Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. No fee

Add to Calendar 8/5/2019 8:30:00 PM 8/5/2019 10:00:00 PM America/New_York An Introduction to the Night Sky Join members of the Delaware Astronomical Society for an evening of stargazing. Learn constellations and an introduction to observing the night sky. This program is appropriate for beginners through advanced stargazers of all ages. Equipment will be available, or you may bring your own. Red-filtered lights only please. Pre-registration is required no later than 4 p.m. on the previous business day. Meet in the Hunter Barn parking lot. No fee Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/6/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 9:30 AM

Dolphin Watch at Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/6/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Dolphin Watch Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 9:30 AM

Introduction to Kayaking at Delaware Seashore State Park

Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/6/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 10:00 AM

Animal Play Day at Brandywine Zoo

Come watch some of our animals receive special enrichment and training sessions today! See zoo website for schedule of animal enrichment.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/6/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Animal Play Day Come watch some of our animals receive special enrichment and training sessions today! See zoo website for schedule of animal enrichment. Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, August 06 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go at Alapocas Run State Parks

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/6/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground Alapocas Run State Parks

Tuesday, August 06 at 10:00 AM

Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection at Delaware Seashore State Park

Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/6/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/6/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, August 06 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/6/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, August 06 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/6/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, August 06 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/6/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, August 06 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk: Holts Landing at Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/6/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk: Holts Landing Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay at Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/6/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 3:00 PM

Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour at Delaware Seashore State Park

Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 3:00:00 PM 8/6/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Lyle Gun Firing and Museum Tour Travel back in time to 1876 and the beginnings of the Indian River Life-Saving Station. Learn about the lives of surfmen stationed on the coast and hear about their heroic rescues in this interactive program. Discover shipwrecks, drills, and daily struggles of men who called this place home. Watch park staff fi re an authentic 1894 Lyle gun. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 5:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach at Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 5:00:00 PM 8/6/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 6:00 PM

Jog-It Off at Bellevue State Park

Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/6/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Jog-It Off Join a park Naturalist for a 1 mile jog around the track followed by a 1 mile cool down walk. This program meets at the track and will start and end with a group stretch. This program is free. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 6:00 PM

Hayrides on the Beach at Cape Henlopen State Park

Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/6/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Hayrides on the Beach Enjoy a ride on the ocean beach during these 45-minute hayrides! Tours meet at the Biden Center, and tickets go on sale at the Seaside Nature Center each Tuesday morning on a first-come, first serve basis. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 18 per ride. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 6:00 PM

Outdoor Family Fun Night at Delaware Seashore State Park

Hosted by the Friends of Holts Landing State Park! Pack a picnic dinner, grab the Frisbee® and the horseshoes, and join us on select evenings throughout the summer to enjoy everything this hidden gem of a park has to offer. There will be live music and volunteers will be present to lead visitors in some hands-on activities before the sun sets.FREE

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/6/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Outdoor Family Fun Night Hosted by the Friends of Holts Landing State Park! Pack a picnic dinner, grab the Frisbee® and the horseshoes, and join us on select evenings throughout the summer to enjoy everything this hidden gem of a park has to offer. There will be live music and volunteers will be present to lead visitors in some hands-on activities before the sun sets.FREE Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 6:30 PM

CANCELLED - Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow at White Clay Creek State Park

This program is cancelled. Please check out our other programs.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/6/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York CANCELLED - Yoga in the Park: Moved by Nature-Primal Flow This program is cancelled. Please check out our other programs. White Clay Creek State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 6:30 PM

Cole Younger Band at Bellevue State Park

The Cole Younger Band plays Original American, Folk Rock. Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 6:30:00 PM 6/20/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Cole Younger Band The Cole Younger Band plays Original American, Folk Rock. Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 6:30 PM

Smooth Sound Dance Band at Holts Landing State Park

Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/6/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Smooth Sound Dance Band Join us under our pavilion for our free Summer Concert Series on Tuesday nights! Park entry fees are still in effect. Call (302) 227-6991 for more information, or visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Holts Landing State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 6:30 PM

Creatures of the Marsh at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/6/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Creatures of the Marsh Join a park naturalist to learn about the park’s signature species: horseshoe crabs, osprey, and diamondback terrapins. See osprey in their natural habitat, spend a moment looking for terrapins in the marsh, and learn about the horseshoe crab’s adaptations for survival. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at the Savages Ditch picnic pavilion. Shoes that can get muddy are recommended.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 8:00 PM

Lantern Tours at Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 8:00:00 PM 8/6/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tours Learn what the surfmen went through to save shipwreck victims off the Delaware coast. Venture out to the beach with a lantern and hear tales of tragedy and mystery from the station’s logs. Pre-registration required. Ages 8 and up.$10 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 06 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase! at Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/6/2019 8:30:00 PM 8/6/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at North Inlet Day Area.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/7/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/7/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove at Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 10:00 AM

Touch a Truck at Alapocas Run State Parks

FREE with paid park admission Join us at the Can-Do Playground to see and touch the special machines and vehicles that Delaware State Parks maintenance team and more use to keep our parks beautiful.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Touch a Truck FREE with paid park admission Join us at the Can-Do Playground to see and touch the special machines and vehicles that Delaware State Parks maintenance team and more use to keep our parks beautiful. Alapocas Run State Parks

Wednesday, August 07 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/7/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, August 07 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/7/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, August 07 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: E. Shawn Quissaunee at Bellevue State Park

Every other WednesdayNoon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information.E. Shawn Quissaunee plays jazz & pop, Guitar and Vocals.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: E. Shawn Quissaunee Every other WednesdayNoon – 1 p.m. Bring your lunch and join us on the Bellevue Arts Center patio or on the lawn while you relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts! For more information and upcoming performers, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Please check our website for more information.E. Shawn Quissaunee plays jazz & pop, Guitar and Vocals. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 12:00 PM

Lunchtime Concert Series: E. Shawn Quissaunee at Bellevue State Park

Bring your lunch, relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts on the Patio behind the Arts Center! For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Lunchtime Concert Series: E. Shawn Quissaunee Bring your lunch, relax and enjoy our free noontime concerts on the Patio behind the Arts Center! For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/7/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Wednesday, August 07 at 2:00 PM

Snakes and Turtles at Cape Henlopen State Park

See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Snakes and Turtles See, touch and learn about our local reptiles and their habitats in this hands-on, entertaining and educational program for the entire family. For ages 5 and up with a paying adult. Limit 40 Pre-registration required ] by calling (302) 645-6852.$3 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 2:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach at Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 2:00 PM

Searching for a Signal at Delaware Seashore State Park

Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Searching for a Signal Long before cell phones surfmen of the U.S. Life-Saving Service and mariners at sea had lots of ways of communicating. Learn how to decipher coded signals in a family-friendly program, and use them to make your own coded craft! Ages 8 and up. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/7/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/7/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 5:30 PM

Pick-Up Volleyball at Bellevue State Park

Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 5:30:00 PM 8/7/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Pick-Up Volleyball Join us for a game or two of pick-up volleyball, this group meets weekly. Questions? E-mail bellevue.pickup.volleyball@gmail.com Meets at Pavilion 3. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 5:30 PM

Introduction to Rock Climbing at Alapocas Run State Park

Ages 8 and up $25 per person Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-1164 to register.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 5:30:00 PM 8/7/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Introduction to Rock Climbing Ages 8 and up $25 per person Discover the basics of outdoor top rope climbing. Get harnessed up and climb on our natural rock wall, after a brief introduction of equipment, climbing and safety. Helmets, harness and ropes provided. Park staff will instruct, guide, and belay all climbers. Children under 18 must be accompanied by a guardian. Pre-registration with full payment required by noon Tuesday/Friday before the program date. Call (302)577-1164 to register. Alapocas Run State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 6:00 PM

Wag It Off at Bellevue State Park

You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Wag It Off You and your pup can enjoy an hour long group walk through the park! Dogs must be leashed and handled by an adult hiker for the entire program. 2 dog limit per person. Please bring waste bags. Meet at the Track. Free program. May be cancelled due to inclement weather. Bellevue State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 6:30 PM

Frantastic Noise at Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/7/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Frantastic Noise Join us on Wednesday evenings for our Summer Concert Series at the Sugar Bowl in Brandywine Park. Enjoy free concerts with friends and family all summer long. These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. Wilmington State Parks

Wednesday, August 07 at 6:30 PM

Unity Reggae Band at White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/7/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Unity Reggae Band Join us for our Summer Concert Series, a lively and outdoor music experience at the band stage in Carpenter Recreation Area. (880 New London Rd) Bring your picnic supper, blanket, or lawn chairs. Friends of White Clay Creek State Park will be there with a 50/50 fundraiser, food truck and beer garden for each Wednesday evening concert. Concert Hotline 302-368-6560. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. White Clay Creek State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 7:00 PM

Hayride on the Beach at Delaware Seashore State Park

Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Hayride on the Beach Want to take a ride on the beach without a surf tag permit? This program is for you! Ride in a hay wagon, pulled by a tractor, out onto the beach for a leisurely ride. Sit and chat with park naturalists while enjoying the ocean breeze. Pre-registration required. $6 per person. Call (302) 227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 7:00 PM

Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge at Delaware Seashore State Park

Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Sunset Hike: Indian River Inlet Bridge Hike the Indian River Inlet Bridge with a park historian and learn about the dynamic forces that have shaped the inlet over the last 200 years. Find out about the bridges that have spanned the inlet and snap a photo of the sun setting over the Indian River Bay. Pre-registration required.$6 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 7:00 PM

S'mores and Stories II at Brandywine Creek State Park

Come out and enjoy our some fun family time at the park! We will gather around the fire and make s’mores, listen to campfire stories, and even make a pinecone bird feeder to take home! Meet at the Nature Center. FREE program, Smore’s $1 each Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Most Wednesdays June 13 through August 22 Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York S'mores and Stories II Come out and enjoy our some fun family time at the park! We will gather around the fire and make s’mores, listen to campfire stories, and even make a pinecone bird feeder to take home! Meet at the Nature Center. FREE program, Smore’s $1 each Summer Series: Cool Evening Picnic and Nature Programs Most Wednesdays June 13 through August 22 Picnic on your own at 6pm Nature Program begins at 7pm Grab the family, bring your dinner to the park and enjoy a picnic, then join us after at 7pm for a campfire & a nature program! We will host a fun hour long program each Wednesday night, each week has a different theme-so come to Brandywine Creek State Park for a fun family evening! Please register by calling (302) 655-5740. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available. Meet at Park Amphitheater. Fees vary per program. Brandywine Creek State Park

Wednesday, August 07 at 8:00 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour at Fort Miles

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 8:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Wednesday, August 07 at 8:00 PM

Ghost Crab Walk at Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/7/2019 8:00:00 PM 8/7/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/8/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Thursday, August 08 at 9:00 AM

Seining the Bay at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/8/2019 10:00:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay Explore the ecology of Delaware Bay by searching the shallows for fish, crabs and other creatures using a beach seine net. Dress to get wet and wear secure shoes, no flip-flops. For ages 5 and older with a paying adult. No Reservations. Tickets available the day of the program with a maximum of six tickets per group. Limit 30. $5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 9:30 AM

Terrific Toddlers - Peek-a-Boo Bugs at Brandywine Creek State Park

Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child There’s more to the forest than just the birds and deer. Roll over a log and see what you can find during this bug-filled program. They may be small, but these critters serve a very important purpose in the world, which we’ll learn more about during this program. We’ll end the day with a fun “buggy” craft and read a story about, what else, bugs!

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/8/2019 10:15:00 AM America/New_York Terrific Toddlers - Peek-a-Boo Bugs Calling all two- to four-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child There’s more to the forest than just the birds and deer. Roll over a log and see what you can find during this bug-filled program. They may be small, but these critters serve a very important purpose in the world, which we’ll learn more about during this program. We’ll end the day with a fun “buggy” craft and read a story about, what else, bugs! Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove at Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/8/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go at Wilmington State Parks

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/8/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. 18th Street Playground Wilmington State Parks

Thursday, August 08 at 10:00 AM

Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks at Delaware Seashore State Park

Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/8/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Hike Through History: Delaware's Historic Shipwrecks Stroll the park’s undeveloped beaches and imagine what life was like here more than 100 years ago. A park interpreter will guide the hike, telling local shipwreck tales, ancient maritime superstitions, and tales of tragedy and mystery that occurred along the Delaware coast. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 10:30 AM

Story Time at Brandywine Zoo

Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 10:30:00 AM 8/8/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Story Time Enjoy fun animal stories read by our own zoo story-telling team! Story Time may include a craft, activity, or live animal presentation. Story Time may be cancelled due to inclement weather. Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Nature Playground, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 08 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/8/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, August 08 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/8/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/8/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 08 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/8/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 12:30 PM

Artillery Demonstration at Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 12:30:00 PM 8/8/2019 1:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Demonstration Join our Historic Interpreters as they show you the basics of loading and firing one of our artillery pieces! Free Fort Miles

Thursday, August 08 at 1:15 PM

Story of a Prisoner at Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/8/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 1:30 PM

Nature Explorers - Peek-a-Boo Bugs at Brandywine Creek State Park

Calling all four- to six-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child There’s more to the forest than just the birds and deer. Roll over a log and see what you can find during this bug-filled program. They may be small, but these critters serve a very important purpose in the world, which we’ll learn more about during this program. We’ll end the day with a fun “buggy” craft and read a story about, what else, bugs!

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/8/2019 2:15:00 PM America/New_York Nature Explorers - Peek-a-Boo Bugs Calling all four- to six-year-olds! Bring your adult to a fun-filled program designed especially for you! Activities, crafts, short hikes and informal lessons are part of the fun. Please dress for outdoor activities, weather permitting. Walk-ins are welcome if space is available, pre-registration is encouraged. $5 per child There’s more to the forest than just the birds and deer. Roll over a log and see what you can find during this bug-filled program. They may be small, but these critters serve a very important purpose in the world, which we’ll learn more about during this program. We’ll end the day with a fun “buggy” craft and read a story about, what else, bugs! Brandywine Creek State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 1:30 PM

Sea Glass Jewerly 101 at Delaware Seashore State Park

Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/8/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sea Glass Jewerly 101 Make a simple sea glass pendant using a few basic wire-wrap techniques. Bring your own piece of sea glass or choose from our collection. Pre-registration required. Ages 12 and up.$15 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 1:30 PM

Museum Theater: Sick Call at Fort Delaware State Park

A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be?

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/8/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Sick Call A guard is feeling a little sick today, and is sent to the dispensary for a check-up. What will the result be? Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/8/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 08 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/8/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Thursday, August 08 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay at Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/8/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 2:00 PM

Surf Fishing 101 at Delaware Seashore State Park

Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/8/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Surf Fishing 101 Learn the basics of this popular summer pastime and get the opportunity to fish along the undeveloped beach behind the historic Life-Saving Station. This is an abbreviated, family-version of our popular shoulder-season program, “Introduction to Surf Fishing.” Catch and release only.Pre-registration requiredAges 10 and up$15 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/8/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 3:00 PM

Beat the Heat Nature Program at Cape Henlopen State Park

Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 3:00:00 PM 8/8/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Beat the Heat Nature Program Find out about some of Cape’s bizarre, dangerous and cool critters during these entertaining programs inside our air-conditioned auditorium. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 40. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 3:30 PM

Great Escapes at Fort Delaware State Park

Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/8/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Great Escapes Hogan’s Heroes it is not, but Fort Delaware still had its share of exciting and clever escapes! Come hear about the men who dared to try their luck at leaving the prison life behind. Fort Delaware State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 6:00 PM

Family Fun Night at Brandywine Zoo

No rain date.Special evening hours hosted by 93.7 WSTW. Meet radio personalities and enjoy special games, activities, and of course, live animals!Fee: $1 admission for everyone. $1 hot dogs and soft drinks, too!

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/8/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Family Fun Night No rain date.Special evening hours hosted by 93.7 WSTW. Meet radio personalities and enjoy special games, activities, and of course, live animals!Fee: $1 admission for everyone. $1 hot dogs and soft drinks, too! Brandywine Zoo

Thursday, August 08 at 6:00 PM

Beginner Kayak at Lums Pond State Park

Join park staff for a 45-minute program that starts on land and includes safety, paddling techniques, and practice on the pond. Open to participants 12 years or older (must be with parent or guardian). $15 per person.For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/8/2019 7:00:00 PM America/New_York Beginner Kayak Join park staff for a 45-minute program that starts on land and includes safety, paddling techniques, and practice on the pond. Open to participants 12 years or older (must be with parent or guardian). $15 per person.For all kayaking programs please bring water bottle and wear clothes appropriate for getting wet. Kayaks and PFD’s are provided. Park entrance fee in effect. Participants must know how to swim. In case of inclement weather, registered participants are given a credit for a future class. Space is limited. Pre-registration with payment is required by calling (302) 368-6989. Lums Pond State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 6:30 PM

Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga at White Clay Creek State Park

Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/8/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Yoga in the Park: Restorative Yoga Join Julie Macedo of Well by Nature for a one-hour, all-levels restorative yoga and meditation class in the beautiful White Clay Creek State Park. This is a gentle yoga flow followed by meditation and is suitable for all-levels. Please come prepared with a yoga mat or towel. Drop-ins welcome. Meet at the Nature Center. $5 per person/class. Call 302-368-6900 to register. White Clay Creek State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 6:30 PM

The Big Jangle at Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/8/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Big Jangle Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 8:00 PM

Ghost Crab Walk at Cape Henlopen State Park

Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 8:00:00 PM 8/8/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Ghost Crab Walk Walk the bay in search of these elusive crustaceans and discover why they come out at night. Bring a flashlight to help spot them and dress for the weather. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.$5 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Thursday, August 08 at 8:30 PM

Wild CRAB Chase! at Delaware Seashore State Park

We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th*

Add to Calendar 8/8/2019 8:30:00 PM 8/8/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Wild CRAB Chase! We’re sending you on a wild CRAB chase! Join a park naturalist on the beach at night to look for the elusive, nocturnal ghost crab. All you need is a flashlight to help spot them as they scurry from side to side in search of their evening meal. No pre-registration necessary. Meet at Fenwick Island State Park beach bathhouse.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.*No program on July 4th* Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 09 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: the John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House, the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and the Johnson Victrola Museum are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Friday, August 09 at 9:00 AM

Day Camp for Grown-Ups at Delaware Seashore State Park

Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Day Camp for Grown-Ups Feel like a kid at camp again, but without the counselors! Explore the park from the wild coastal landscapes to its newest amenities. Kick the day off with a kayak eco-tour through the marsh islands of Rehoboth Bay and see the only colony of nesting Laughing Gulls in the state! Head over to the Big Chill Beach Club for lunch, followed by a guided hike over the Indian River Inlet Bridge. Stop by the Center for Inland Bays and a finally check out an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at one of our park operations. Finish the day with happy hour at Hammerheads Dockside. Pre-registration required. Call (302)-227-6991 for more information and to register.Ages 21 and upPrice includes all activities, lunch, and a voucher for Hammerheads$95 per person Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 09 at 9:30 AM

Beach Treasures at Cape Henlopen State Park

Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/9/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Beach Treasures Search the shore for shells, feathers and other “treasures” that wash up on our beaches and discover from where they came. For ages 5 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, August 09 at 10:00 AM

Forgotten Stories of the Sand at Delaware Seashore State Park

People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Forgotten Stories of the Sand People have been visiting the beaches at our park for decades, but there’s more than crowds of beach-goers turning up at the shore. Just what is the story behind the rusty nails and washers, the pieces of sea glass, the copper coins that people have found? Learn how archaeology helps us uncover and preserve the past; discover the stories behind these artifacts, and get “hands-on” with the uncovered items. Pre-registration required.$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 09 at 10:00 AM

Seining the Bay: Holts Landing at Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Seining the Bay: Holts Landing Use a 20-ft. seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and preregistration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 09 at 11:00 AM

Artillery Park Walk at Fort Miles

Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/9/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Artillery Park Walk Join our Historic Interpreters for a morning walk of the Fort Miles Artillery Park. Uncover more about the different artillery pieces that helped protect the entrance of the Delaware Bay. For ages 7 and over with an adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. Free. Fort Miles

Friday, August 09 at 11:15 AM

Guided Tour at Fort Delaware State Park

This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you!

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 11:15:00 AM 8/9/2019 11:45:00 AM America/New_York Guided Tour This is your good, old-fashioned informational tour. If you want to understand the ins and outs of Fort Delaware, but don’t have a whole lot of time, this one is for you! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 09 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/9/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Friday, August 09 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/9/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 09 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/9/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 09 at 1:45 PM

Museum Theater: Have You Heard? at Fort Delaware State Park

Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 1:45:00 PM 8/9/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Museum Theater: Have You Heard? Some of the upper class ladies of the fort gather for tea. Also on the menu is a healthy helping of the latest news and plenty of drama. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 09 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/9/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Friday, August 09 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal at Cape Henlopen State Park

Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/9/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal Experience Delaware State Parks like never before! Hosted by Cape Water Tour & Taxi and led by staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park, cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Make your reservation online at capewatertours.com and cruises meet at 213 Anglers Rd, Lewes. $22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Cape Henlopen State Park

Friday, August 09 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/9/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Friday, August 09 at 2:00 PM

Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11)

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/9/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Cruise the Canal: Land, Sea, and Archeology Join staff from Cape Henlopen State Park and Delaware Seashore State Park and cruise the Lewes-Rehoboth canal and experience the unique wildlife and history of Delaware State Parks. Find out the true purpose of the towers on our coast, how coin beach got its name, the story behind the formation of our coastal parks and more. The spectacular scenic opportunities and exclusive perspective on local history makes this cruise a must for anyone in the area!Visit capewatertours.com for reservations and be sure to choose the State Parks Cruise!$22 per person; $15 per child (ages 4 to 11) Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 09 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk at Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/9/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy in this program! Learn about the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Friday, August 09 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/9/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 09 at 3:30 PM

Story of a Prisoner at Fort Delaware State Park

This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/9/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Story of a Prisoner This is what it is all about! Fort Delaware is primarily known for its role as a Civil War POW facility. Find out what life was like for the prisoners at Fort Delaware, from the day they arrived until the day they left, in their own words. Fort Delaware State Park

Friday, August 09 at 5:00 PM

Evening Pontoon Boat Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 5:00:00 PM 8/9/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Evening Pontoon Boat Tour Enjoy the Baldcypress Swamp on our leisurely boat tour of Trap Pond. We will talk about one of our famous residents, the bald-cypress tree. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, August 09 at 6:30 PM

Slinging Daisies at Killens Pond State Park

Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/9/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Slinging Daisies Bring the family and friends out to the park's Sports Complex for our Summer Concert Series on Friday evenings at 6:30 p.m. during the summer months. The concerts are free of charge. The Friends of Killens Pond will be selling raffle tickets, ice cream, and sodas. Park entrance fees are in effect. For more information, visit our Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Killens Pond State Park

Friday, August 09 at 7:00 PM

Pondside Campfire at Lums Pond State Park

Join us for a mid-summer campfire on the main side of the park! Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on the fire. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Park entrance fee in effect. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/9/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Pondside Campfire Join us for a mid-summer campfire on the main side of the park! Bring your own beverages (non-alcoholic) and snacks to roast on the fire. Weather permitting. Meets at Area 1. Park entrance fee in effect. Please pre-register by calling the Park Office (302)368-6989 or email DNREC_LumsPrograms@Delaware.gov Lums Pond State Park

Friday, August 09 at 7:00 PM

Friday Night Bingo at Trap Pond State Park

Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/9/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Friday Night Bingo Try your luck at our weekly campground bingo game. meet at the campground pavilion. $0.50 per card. Trap Pond State Park

Friday, August 09 at 8:30 PM

Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery at First State Heritage Park

Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Tour meets at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot - 375 S. New Street.

Add to Calendar 8/9/2019 8:30:00 PM 8/9/2019 9:30:00 PM America/New_York Lantern Tour: Historic Methodist Cemetery Travel among ornate grave markers to hear of traditions from the past with historical characters in this revised program. Call (32) 739-9194 for reservations. Lantern tours cancelled due to inclement weather will not be rescheduled. $10 per person. Tour meets at the Johnson Victrola Museum Parking Lot - 375 S. New Street. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, August 10 at 9:00 AM

Volunteer Trails Day at Cape Henlopen State Park

Join the Friends of Cape Henlopen and take part in projects to maintain and improve our trails and park. (302) 858-6127 or go on line at www.friendsofcapehenlopen.org.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Volunteer Trails Day Join the Friends of Cape Henlopen and take part in projects to maintain and improve our trails and park. (302) 858-6127 or go on line at www.friendsofcapehenlopen.org. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 9:00 AM

Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip at Brandywine Creek State Park

Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY AUGUST 9TH AT 3PM.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Naturalist Guided Canoe Trip Each of these trips is supervised by an American Red Cross canoe-certified trip leader. We will guide you and your friends and family down the tranquil Brandywine. A naturalist will join you to help with canoe instruction and nature identification as you enjoy the sights gliding down the river. Ages 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Please be aware you and a partner will need to carry your canoe a short distance to the river. Equipment will be provided, be sure to bring plenty of water and a snack and water shoes or sneakers, be prepared to get wet! Space is very limited and advance registration and payment are required. Call the Nature Center at (302) 655-5740 to register. The fee is $50 per canoe for up to (3) people (700 lb. maximum capacity). All trips meet promptly at 9:00 am, at the Nature Center. *MUST REGISTER BY AUGUST 9TH AT 3PM. Brandywine Creek State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 9:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Also open 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee), The Old State House and the Johnson Victrola Museum. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, August 10 at 9:30 AM

Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove at Delaware Seashore State Park

Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/10/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Kayak Eco-Tour: Exploring Station Cove Paddle a sit-on-top kayak through the marshes of Rehoboth Bay for a unique glimpse of the historic Indian River Life-Saving Station. Along this 2.5-mile journey, park naturalists will identify the wildlife that make up this dynamic ecosystem, including the only nesting colony of Laughing Gulls in Delaware. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 10:00 AM

Pawpaw Folk Festival at Alapocas Run State Park

Come to the Blue Ball Barn for a unique folk experience. We are going to make a day of music, story teller fun, ‘down home’ food, folk artists and Pawpaw tasting. Free with paid park admission

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pawpaw Folk Festival Come to the Blue Ball Barn for a unique folk experience. We are going to make a day of music, story teller fun, ‘down home’ food, folk artists and Pawpaw tasting. Free with paid park admission Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 10:00 AM

Sickness and Health...and the Occasional Poisoning Walking Tour at First State Heritage Park

Hear stories about medical curiosities of Dover's past.Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Sickness and Health...and the Occasional Poisoning Walking Tour Hear stories about medical curiosities of Dover's past.Free. Tours leave from the John Bell House, 43 The Green, on the hour and last about 45 mins. First State Heritage Park

Saturday, August 10 at 10:00 AM

Prisoner of War Weekend at Fort Delaware State Park

Join us for our biggest event of the season! Fort Delaware was built for the nation’s defense, but served as a prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. On this special weekend we will highlight the experience of captured Confederate soldiers. See the prisoner in-processing procedures, mail call, and speak to the incarcerated rebels about their experience of the war.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Prisoner of War Weekend Join us for our biggest event of the season! Fort Delaware was built for the nation’s defense, but served as a prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. On this special weekend we will highlight the experience of captured Confederate soldiers. See the prisoner in-processing procedures, mail call, and speak to the incarcerated rebels about their experience of the war. Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 10:00 AM

Campground Crafts at Trap Pond State Park

Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Campground Crafts Meet at the campground pavilion for a new craft each week. $2 per person. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 10:00 AM

Featured Program: Pawpaw Folk Festival at Alapocas Run State Park

Come to the Blue Ball Barn for a unique folk experience. We are going to make a day of music, storyteller fun, "down home" food, folk artists and Pawpaw tasting. Free

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Pawpaw Folk Festival Come to the Blue Ball Barn for a unique folk experience. We are going to make a day of music, storyteller fun, "down home" food, folk artists and Pawpaw tasting. Free Alapocas Run State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 10:00 AM

Featured Program: POW Weekend at Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday and Sunday, August 10 - 11 Join us for our biggest event of the season! Fort Delaware was built for the nation's defense, but served as a prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. Learn what happened to captured Confederate soldiers. See the prisoner in-processing procedures, mail call, and speak to the incarcerated rebels about their experiences. Free

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: POW Weekend Saturday and Sunday, August 10 - 11 Join us for our biggest event of the season! Fort Delaware was built for the nation's defense, but served as a prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. Learn what happened to captured Confederate soldiers. See the prisoner in-processing procedures, mail call, and speak to the incarcerated rebels about their experiences. Free Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 10:00 AM

Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Wildlife from the Water Pontoon Tour What better place to see the wildlife of the park than from a touring pontoon boat. We will explore the pond in search of animals feeding and drinking, and some just wading around. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 10:30 AM

Cold War Bike Tour at Fort Miles

Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 10:30:00 AM 8/10/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Cold War Bike Tour Ride along with a park historian to see the Cold War relics in Cape Henlopen. Hear tales of Doomsday ships, spies, Soviet submarine tracking, and more. Please bring your own bike. For ages 10 and older with an adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person Fort Miles

Saturday, August 10 at 11:00 AM

Cool Off in the Creek at Auburn Valley State Park

Cool off and explore the Red Clay Creek that runs through Auburn Heights Preserve. Hike along the creek, as well as wade in the water, and learn about the rocks, minerals, and life within it during this family friendly program. Feel free to bring your own lunch for a picnic along the creek afterward. Bring appropriate footwear and a towel, because you will get wet! Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd.Free

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Cool Off in the Creek Cool off and explore the Red Clay Creek that runs through Auburn Heights Preserve. Hike along the creek, as well as wade in the water, and learn about the rocks, minerals, and life within it during this family friendly program. Feel free to bring your own lunch for a picnic along the creek afterward. Bring appropriate footwear and a towel, because you will get wet! Meet at the Auburn Valley Trail parking lot on Farm Ln. off of Benge Rd.Free Auburn Valley State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 10 at 11:00 AM

Tide-Pooling at Cape Henlopen State Park

Grab a hand net and search for fish, crabs and other aquatic life in our tide-pools at low tide. Wear old shoes (no flip-flops) that can get wet and muddy. For ages 5 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/10/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Tide-Pooling Grab a hand net and search for fish, crabs and other aquatic life in our tide-pools at low tide. Wear old shoes (no flip-flops) that can get wet and muddy. For ages 5 and older with an adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852. Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 11:30:00 AM 8/10/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 10 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/10/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 10 at 12:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/10/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/10/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/10/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 10 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/10/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 10 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/10/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 10 at 2:00 PM

Boating Through History Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/10/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Boating Through History Pontoon Tour Trap Pond became one of Delaware's first state parks in 1951. Learn about the history of the area and its inhabitants as we boat through the past. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 2:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/10/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 2:30:00 PM 8/10/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Saturday, August 10 at 3:30 PM

Creature Feature at Cape Henlopen State Park

Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/10/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Join a naturalist around the new Nature Center touch tank and learn about one of our local marine creatures, then watch as the fish get fed. For ages 5 and older with an adult.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 5:00 PM

Summer Wagon Ride at Trap Pond State Park

Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 5:00:00 PM 8/10/2019 6:00:00 PM America/New_York Summer Wagon Ride Take a ride to Cypress Point in our farm-wagon. Please sign up at the camp store no later that 4 p.m. the day of the trip. Cost is free. Trap Pond State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 6:30 PM

Campground Hayrides at Killens Pond State Park

Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/10/2019 7:30:00 PM America/New_York Campground Hayrides Enjoy a trip around the fields and forests of the park on a wagon ride.$4 per person Killens Pond State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 7:00 PM

Featured Program: Harmony Hike at White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for a silent hike just before sunset as we listen to the sounds of nature with heightened senses. This is a meditation hike to enjoy the forest and fields in quiet contemplation. Meet at Chambers Rock parking lot; pre-registration is required. Free

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/10/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Harmony Hike Join us for a silent hike just before sunset as we listen to the sounds of nature with heightened senses. This is a meditation hike to enjoy the forest and fields in quiet contemplation. Meet at Chambers Rock parking lot; pre-registration is required. Free White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 7:00 PM

Harmony Hike at White Clay Creek State Park

Join us for silent hike just before sunset, as we listen to the sounds of nature with our heightened senses. This is designated as ameditation hike to enjoy the forest and fields in quiet contemplation. Meet at Chambers Rock Parking Lot. Free with paid entrance fee. Space is limited; please call to register 302-368-6900.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/10/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Harmony Hike Join us for silent hike just before sunset, as we listen to the sounds of nature with our heightened senses. This is designated as ameditation hike to enjoy the forest and fields in quiet contemplation. Meet at Chambers Rock Parking Lot. Free with paid entrance fee. Space is limited; please call to register 302-368-6900. White Clay Creek State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 7:30 PM

Campfire Programs at Cape Henlopen State Park

Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 7:30:00 PM 8/10/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Take a “guided tour” of the night through stories, songs and other fireside activities focusing on local animals and legends. Programs meet at the campground amphitheater. See the Park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for weekly topics. Bring your own marshmallows and sticks for roasting afterwards! Bring folding chairs, limited seating provided. For ages 5 and up with an adult. FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Saturday, August 10 at 8:00 PM

Battery 519 Lantern Tour at Fort Miles

In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 8:00:00 PM 8/10/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Battery 519 Lantern Tour In 1943, WWII was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress, and what WWII turned out to be for the soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. Fort ages 10 and older with a paying adult. Limit 30. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Saturday, August 10 at 8:00 PM

Campfire Programs at Killens Pond State Park

Campground AmphitheaterJoin a Naturalist around the campfire and learn about the animals and plants of Delaware! Topics to vary weekly.FREE!

Add to Calendar 8/10/2019 8:00:00 PM 8/10/2019 9:00:00 PM America/New_York Campfire Programs Campground AmphitheaterJoin a Naturalist around the campfire and learn about the animals and plants of Delaware! Topics to vary weekly.FREE! Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, August 11 at 10:00 AM

Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/11/2019 11:00:00 AM America/New_York Aquatic Mammals Pontoon Tour Come out on our guided pontoon tour and try to spot some of our furry pond residents. We will discuss beavers, otters, muskrats, and other mammals that call Trap Pond home. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, August 11 at 10:00 AM

Prisoner of War Weekend at Fort Delaware State Park

Join us for our biggest event of the season! Fort Delaware was built for the nation’s defense, but served as a prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. On this special weekend we will highlight the experience of captured Confederate soldiers. See the prisoner in-processing procedures, mail call, and speak to the incarcerated rebels about their experience of the war.

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/11/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Prisoner of War Weekend Join us for our biggest event of the season! Fort Delaware was built for the nation’s defense, but served as a prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War. On this special weekend we will highlight the experience of captured Confederate soldiers. See the prisoner in-processing procedures, mail call, and speak to the incarcerated rebels about their experience of the war. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 11 at 10:30 AM

Zoo Kids at Brandywine Zoo

Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 10:30:00 AM 8/11/2019 11:15:00 AM America/New_York Zoo Kids Learn with us through age-appropriate games, crafts, stories, activities, and live animal presentations, toddlers, preschoolers, and their grown up can learn and play together! Different themes each time.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 11 at 11:00 AM

Fungus Amung Us at Killens Pond State Park

Join us for fun(gi) filled program! Join our Naturalists for a hike while looking for mushrooms. Learn useful techniques for identifying fungi. Bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray.FREE!

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/11/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Fungus Amung Us Join us for fun(gi) filled program! Join our Naturalists for a hike while looking for mushrooms. Learn useful techniques for identifying fungi. Bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray.FREE! Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, August 11 at 11:00 AM

Featured Program: Fungus Among Us at Killens Pond State Park

Join us for a fun(gi)-filled program! Join our naturalists for a hike, search for mushrooms, and learn useful techniques for identifying fungi. Bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Free

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/11/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: Fungus Among Us Join us for a fun(gi)-filled program! Join our naturalists for a hike, search for mushrooms, and learn useful techniques for identifying fungi. Bring water, sunscreen, and bug spray. Free Killens Pond State Park

Sunday, August 11 at 11:30 AM

Keeper Talks at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 11:30:00 AM 8/11/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talks Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 11 at 12:00 PM

Animal Show at Brandywine Zoo

Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather.

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/11/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Animal Show Join us at our Wildlife Amphitheater to get up close and personal with some of our amazing Ambassador Animals here at the Brandywine Zoo!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Takes place in the Wildlife Amphitheater, may be cancelled due to weather. Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 11 at 12:15 PM

Musketry Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)!

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 12:15:00 PM 8/11/2019 12:45:00 PM America/New_York Musketry Demonstration The weapons of the Civil War were much more effective than in America’s previous wars. Come to this program if you want to know why (or if you just like the smell of gunpowder)! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 11 at 1:00 PM

Rockford Tower Afternoons at Wilmington State Parks

Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 1:00:00 PM 8/11/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Rockford Tower Afternoons Enjoy views of the City of Wilmington and the surrounding countryside from the top of Rockford Tower. Note: Tower may close if there is inclement weather.Free Wilmington State Parks

Sunday, August 11 at 1:15 PM

Sally Port Singers at Fort Delaware State Park

Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites!

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 1:15:00 PM 8/11/2019 1:30:00 PM America/New_York Sally Port Singers Music is an important part of life. Out of the intensity and strife of the Civil War came some amazing songs. Come hear our talented staff perform some of the 1860s favorites! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 11 at 1:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/11/2019 2:00:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 11 at 1:30 PM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House.

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 1:30:00 PM 8/11/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Open 1:30 to 4: 30 p.m.: Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) and The Old State House. First State Heritage Park

Sunday, August 11 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/11/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 11 at 2:00 PM

Bethesda Church Open House at Trap Pond State Park

Park staff will be available to answer questions and discuss the important history of rural churches in the area. Give yourself time to explore the cemetery and natural beauty of the area.

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/11/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Bethesda Church Open House Park staff will be available to answer questions and discuss the important history of rural churches in the area. Give yourself time to explore the cemetery and natural beauty of the area. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, August 11 at 2:00 PM

Pontoon Grab Bag Tour at Trap Pond State Park

Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under.

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/11/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Pontoon Grab Bag Tour Learn about a different subject every Sunday. An eclectic selection will have you wanting to attend each week. $6 Adults/$3 Children 12 and under. Trap Pond State Park

Sunday, August 11 at 2:15 PM

Heavy Artillery Demonstration at Fort Delaware State Park

BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event!

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 2:15:00 PM 8/11/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Heavy Artillery Demonstration BOOM! Fort Delaware has one of the largest Civil War-era cannons that still fires on a regular basis. Don’t miss this explosive program that is regularly our most popular daily event! Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 11 at 2:30 PM

Keeper Talk at Brandywine Zoo

Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 2:30:00 PM 8/11/2019 2:45:00 PM America/New_York Keeper Talk Description:Join our keepers for daily talks about the animals here in the Zoo. Topics and animals change daily, so there’s always something new to learn about our wild friends!Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Sunday, August 11 at 3:30 PM

Victorian Kids Games at Fort Delaware State Park

Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation.

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 3:30:00 PM 8/11/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Victorian Kids Games Children during the Civil War had fun just like children today, but the toys were very different! Come learn about (and experience) Victorian recreation. Fort Delaware State Park

Sunday, August 11 at 6:30 PM

The Core at Bellevue State Park

Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect.

Add to Calendar 8/11/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/11/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York The Core Bring a picnic and a blanket and join us at the band shell to enjoy our free Summer Concert Series, brought to you by Drive Sober Arrive Alive DE!  every Sunday and Thursday evening, June 2 through August 25. For more information, call the Concert Hotline at (302) 761-6965, or visit the Summer Concert Series pages on this site. Park entrance fees are in effect. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 12 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/12/2019 4:30:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) and The Old State House are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Monday, August 12 at 9:00 AM

Nature Wonders Session III at Brandywine Creek State Park

Spend time outside splashing in the creek, hunting insects, exploring trails, and looking for animal tracks. Learn about the marvels of nature playing exciting games and making crafts to take home. Every day has a new theme that campers will explore! Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch available, Noon-1 p.m.: Pack a lunch so your Nature Wonders camper can stay an extra hour to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our Camp Staff! $30 per week/session.

$125/$30 per week/session for Lunch Bunch

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Nature Wonders Session III Spend time outside splashing in the creek, hunting insects, exploring trails, and looking for animal tracks. Learn about the marvels of nature playing exciting games and making crafts to take home. Every day has a new theme that campers will explore! Nature Wonders Lunch Bunch available, Noon-1 p.m.: Pack a lunch so your Nature Wonders camper can stay an extra hour to have a picnic, story, and fun time with our Camp Staff! $30 per week/session. Brandywine Creek State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9:00 AM

ZSI: Zoo Science Investigators - FULL at Brandywine Zoo

This camp is full, please choose another one

$240 ($210 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York ZSI: Zoo Science Investigators - FULL This camp is full, please choose another one Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 12 at 9:00 AM

Color Me Wild! - FULL at Brandywine Zoo

This camp is full. Please select another camp

$130 ($110 for Delaware Zoological Society members)

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Color Me Wild! - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 12 at 9:00 AM

Camp Awesome - FULL at White Clay Creek State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$215

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Camp Awesome - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. White Clay Creek State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9:00 AM

Young Explorers Camp: What’s That Habitat? - FULL at Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$100 per week

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Young Explorers Camp: What’s That Habitat? - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9:00 AM

Extreme Sports Camp - FULL at Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$330

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Extreme Sports Camp - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9:00 AM

Hands on History - FULL at Bellevue State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$185 per week

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Hands on History - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Bellevue State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9:00 AM

Claws and Paws Camp - FULL at Cape Henlopen State Park

This camp is full. Please select another camp.

$115

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Claws and Paws Camp - FULL This camp is full. Please select another camp. Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9:00 AM

Vets and Pets at Trap Pond State Park

Do you want to work with animals? If so, this is the camp for you! We will learn all about how to care for animals from alpacas to butterflies. Explore how people work with animals at zoos and on farms. This camp includes visits from animal professionals and up close encounters with animals!

$175

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 9:00:00 AM 8/16/2019 12:00:00 AM America/New_York Vets and Pets Do you want to work with animals? If so, this is the camp for you! We will learn all about how to care for animals from alpacas to butterflies. Explore how people work with animals at zoos and on farms. This camp includes visits from animal professionals and up close encounters with animals! Trap Pond State Park

Monday, August 12 at 9:30 AM

Wild Eats at Cape Henlopen State Park

Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/12/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Wild Eats Explore the park for wild edibles and discover how you can use some of the same plants that animals eat. For ages 10 and up with an adult. Limit 20. Meeting locations will vary, pre-registration recommended by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE Cape Henlopen State Park

Monday, August 12 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/12/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 12 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/12/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Monday, August 12 at 6:00 PM

Water Park Theme Nights - Tropical Island at Killens Pond State Park

Get a taste of paradise with an island themed night. Join the staff on special themed nights for good food, games, and poolside fun!$5 per person

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 6:00:00 PM 8/12/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Water Park Theme Nights - Tropical Island Get a taste of paradise with an island themed night. Join the staff on special themed nights for good food, games, and poolside fun!$5 per person Killens Pond State Park

Monday, August 12 at 6:30 PM

Revolution Heroes at Wilmington State Parks

Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city!

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 6:30:00 PM 8/12/2019 8:30:00 PM America/New_York Revolution Heroes Join us on Monday evenings at Rockford Tower for our free Summer Concert Series all summer long! These concerts are sponsored in part by the Friends of Wilmington Parks. The tower will be open during these concerts, so climb up for a unique experience, listening to these artists while looking out over the city! Wilmington State Parks

Monday, August 12 at 7:00 PM

Evenings at the Amphitheater at Delaware Seashore State Park

Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/12/2019 7:00:00 PM 8/12/2019 8:00:00 PM America/New_York Evenings at the Amphitheater Join a park naturalist at the south campground amphitheater for a fun and informative program about the natural and cultural resources of the park. Topics range from critters of the campground to the history of the Indian River Inlet. Park at the South Inlet Day Area and walk to South Inlet Day Area campground amphitheater. No pre-registration necessary.FREECall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 13 at 8:00 AM

Daily Tours and Exhibits at First State Heritage Park

Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults).

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 8:00:00 AM 8/13/2019 4:00:00 PM America/New_York Daily Tours and Exhibits Begin your journey at First State Heritage Park Welcome Center & Galleries, offering exhibits, information, and free parking, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Delaware Public Archives are open 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. From 9 a.m. to 4: 30 p.m.: The John Bell House (offers guided walking tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.), The Old State House and the Biggs Museum of American Art (admission fee) are open. Legislative Hall is open for free guided tours from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (photo ID required for adults). First State Heritage Park

Tuesday, August 13 at 9:30 AM

Dolphin Watch at Cape Henlopen State Park

Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/13/2019 10:30:00 AM America/New_York Dolphin Watch Discover why the bottle-nosed dolphin swims off our beaches, and then search for them from our shore overlook. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Limit 20. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852. $2 per person Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, August 13 at 9:30 AM

Introduction to Kayaking at Delaware Seashore State Park

Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information.

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 9:30:00 AM 8/13/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Introduction to Kayaking Interested in trying out one of our kayak tours, but don’t have much paddling experience? We’re here to help! Our Red Cross-trained staff will teach you the basics, from safely getting in and out of a kayak, to different maneuvers out on the water. Program includes a shortened eco-tour with great wildlife-viewing. Pre-registration required. Ages 13 and up; under 16 must be accompanied by a paying adult.$35 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more information. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 13 at 10:00 AM

Nature on the Go at Alapocas Run State Park

Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/13/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Nature on the Go Join the naturalists as we explore the world around us. Drop in each week to discover how everything on Earth is connected. Free with paid park admission. Can Do Playground Alapocas Run State Park

Tuesday, August 13 at 10:00 AM

Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection at Delaware Seashore State Park

Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 10:00:00 AM 8/13/2019 11:30:00 AM America/New_York Mollusk Meet-Up: A Squid and Clam Dissection Discover what a squid and clam have in common. A park naturalist will guide participants through a dissection to learn about the anatomy of these vital coastal creatures. Pre-registration required.Ages 6 and up$8 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 13 at 11:00 AM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 11:00:00 AM 8/13/2019 12:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, August 13 at 12:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 12:00:00 PM 8/13/2019 12:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, August 13 at 2:00 PM

Creature Feature at Brandywine Zoo

Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/13/2019 2:30:00 PM America/New_York Creature Feature Stop by our Creature Feature for a close encounter with one of our zoo education animals. Meet a scaled, furry, or prickly friend, ask questions and learn more about these animal ambassadors who live at the zoo. Featured animals change daily.Fee: Free with paid admission to the zoo Brandywine Zoo

Tuesday, August 13 at 2:00 PM

Discover Battery 519 Tour at Fort Miles

Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person.

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/13/2019 3:00:00 PM America/New_York Discover Battery 519 Tour Construction of Battery 519 began in 1941 under the threat of war. Tour the battery to discover what the threats were and how Fort Miles planned to defend the United States from the,. For ages 7 and up with a paying adult. Pre-registration is required; call the reservation line. $5 per person. Fort Miles

Tuesday, August 13 at 2:00 PM

Marsh Walk: Holts Landing at Delaware Seashore State Park

Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/13/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Marsh Walk: Holts Landing Get your feet wet in wetland ecology – you could even get a little muddy! Learn the importance of wetlands in Delaware and the adaptations of the creatures that call the marsh “home.” Pre-registration required.Ages 4 and up$4 per personCall (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 13 at 2:00 PM

Seining the Bay at Delaware Seashore State Park

Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details.

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/13/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Seining the Bay Use a 20-ft seine to catch fish, crabs and other critters. Learn to identify each species and learn about their adaptations for survival. Closed-toe shoes and pre-registration required.Ages 2 and up$5 per person (including adults)Call (302)-227-6991 for more details. Delaware Seashore State Park

Tuesday, August 13 at 2:00 PM

Featured Program: In Search Of at Cape Henlopen State Park

Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park's bulletin boards or call the nature center for each weeks' search. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. This program will also be offered Tuesdays, June 25, July 9, and July 30. Free

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 2:00:00 PM 8/13/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York Featured Program: In Search Of Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park's bulletin boards or call the nature center for each weeks' search. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration required; call the reservation line. This program will also be offered Tuesdays, June 25, July 9, and July 30. Free Cape Henlopen State Park

Tuesday, August 13 at 2:30 PM

In Search Of at Cape Henlopen State Park

Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for each weeks’ search. For ages 7 and up with an adult. Limit 12. Pre-registration required by calling (302) 645-6852.FREE

Add to Calendar 8/13/2019 2:30:00 PM 8/13/2019 3:30:00 PM America/New_York In Search Of Brave the wild and go in search of some of the amazing but not so obvious natural phenomena in the park. See the park’s bulletin boards or call the Nature Center for each