Funtober Fall Festivals

Fall Delaware Festivals

The first state might have a lot of history.  And a decent Oktoberfest near Wilmington.  But this list of October fall festivals in Delaware is pretty weak.  Although, I can’t complain since I always enjoy a good wine and beer festival.


Here are the 2015 festival dates:

Arden Fair – Arden, DE – September 5, 2015
Food, beer & wine, live music, craft vendors, art exhibit, antiques market, folk dancing demo, plant sale and more.

Amish Bike Tour Festival – Dover – Sept 12, 2015
29th annual event with loops of 15, 25, 50, 62 and 100 miles starting at Legislative Mall. Delaware’s largest cycling event with approximately 2,400 cyclists.

Lewes Dragon Boat Festival – September 13, 2015
3rd annual event at Canalfront Park hosted by Sussex Academy Foundation. 20 paddlers race 500 meters in a 46 foot boat.

Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival – Rehoboth Beach, DE – October 15-18, 2015
Live jazz music at 5 locations in Rehoboth Beach, Dewey Beach and Lewes. Tickets go on sale May 1.

Apple Scrapple Festival – Bridgeville, Delaware – October 9-10, 2015
Food court with apple dumplings, scrapple sandwiches and more. Carnival rides, car show, 5K, craft show, home decorating contest, entertainment stage, children’s area and more.

Delaware Antiques Show – Nov 6-8, 2015
52nd annual event. One of the nation’s most acclaimed antiques shows. Held at the Chase Center at the Riverfront, it supports educational programming at Winterthur Museum.

Last Year’s Events:

Cheesetoberfest – Dover, DE – October 4, 2014
Delaware Wine & Beer Festival – Dover, Delaware – October 11, 2014
Vendemmia Harvest of the Grape Wine Festival – Wilmington, DE – October 12, 2014
Sea Witch Festival – October 24-26, 2014
Delaware Nature Society Harvest Moon Festival – Greenville, DE – October 4-5, 2014
Fringe Wilmington Festival – Wilmington, DE – Nov 19-23, 2014
Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival – Rehoboth, DE – Nov 5-9, 2014

Find other fun things to do in Delaware in October:

Oktoberfest in Delaware
Delaware Corn Mazes
Delaware Ghost Tours
Haunted Houses in Delaware
Pumpkin Patches in Delaware


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