Enchanting Gardens
 
Enchanting Gardens
Photo Credit: Larry Albee
Old-World Extravagance
 
Old-World Extravagance
Photo Credit: Terence Roberts
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DuPont Family Legacy
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A romantic tale of two cultures, two centuries and two different worlds.

Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley is a destination marked by sharp contrast. Town and Gardens. Beauty and Brains. Past and Present. Historic and Hip. It is these contrasts that make each experience more vibrant, each moment more distinct and each sight more authentic and beautiful.

In every direction, Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley blends the arts, dining and entertainment amenities of the city with the history and beauty of the surrounding countryside. So whatever your mood, whatever your passion, we invite you to experience our perfect mix of history, culture and gardens. Urbane and urban. Town and garden. College and commerce. A place to lose yourself in nature, hearken back to history or tap into the heartbeat of the city.

 

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Highlights from the Brandywine Valley
Make the the Brandywine Treasure Trail Passport part of your summer getaway plans. Each Passport provides access to 11 top area attractions throughout the summer of 2015.
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The charming history, exceptional culture and world-class gardens of Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley make the perfect backdrop to a well deserved girlfriends' getaway. And, did we mention tax-free shopping?
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Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley welcomes all attending the 2015 World Meeting of Families and Papal Visit in Philadelphia this summer and invite you to learn more about the area's history, culture, gardens and tax-free shopping.
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Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley have a rich and storied history of art. From Howard Pyle to three generations of Wyeth's the area's beauty can be found in many works.
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Featured Events

DREAM STREETS: Art in Wilmington 1970–1990

June 27, 2015 – September 17, 2015
During the 1970s and 1980s, Wilmingtonians witnessed a flourishing artistic community and the establishment of many of the cultural pillars that continue to
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Nightscape: A Light & Sound Experience

July 1, 2015 – October 31, 2015
Light. Sound. Spectacle. This summer explore the Gardens by day-and by night. Get ready for an immersive evening journey around our Gardens. You'll
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Riverfront Blues Festival

July 31, 2015 – August 2, 2015
The Riverfront Blues Festival is a 3 day outdoor music festival held on 2 stages on the Riverfront in Wilmington, starting at 4 pm on Friday!  Save the
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Yes, it’s hot. But it’s useless to talk about weather, because there’s nothing you can do about it. It IS useful to talk about ice cream, because you can do something about it. You can get up right now and go get yourself some ice cream. Being an adult is awesome. The annual New Castle […] READ MORE

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The Visitors Center operates Monday - Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST. Our toll-free number is 1-800-489-6664

100 West 10th Street, Suite 20 Wilmington, DE 19801
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