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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 Celebrity Chefs’ Brunch showcases epicurean delights from highly acclaimed chefs from across the United States. In guests can participate in a silent auction for high-end culinary and travel packages.
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A Day in Old New Castle is the oldest continually operating house and garden tour in the U.S. Tour of private homes, gardens and public buildings that have stood since the conclusion of the Civil War.
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Wilmington's annual film festival showcases "movies that matter" with more than 50 screenings of independent, foreign and documentary films over four days at Penn Cinema Riverfront.
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City Theater Company closes out the 21st season this April with the Delaware premiere of Green Day's American Idiot. The two-time Tony Award winner is based on Green Day's Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum album of the same name.
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The Christian C. Sanderson Museum present an exhibit that highlights many unusual artifacts related to this important statesman. April 17 - July 31.
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The MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival™ returns May 13 through May 17 with chefs and winemakers from across the globe. Experience over 35 brunches, lunches, tastings and dinners.
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Experience three days of festivities including the notorious Monkey Hill time trials, street festival, amateur and professional road races, and Sunday's Gran Fondo.
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Deerfield's Sunday Brunch is a Best Of Delaware award winner five years running and was recently named one of Open Table Diners' Top 100 Sunday Brunches In America.
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Featured Events

"A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art

March 1, 2015 – January 3, 2016
This exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art including decorated manuscripts (fraktur), textiles,
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Jamie Wyeth Retrospective

January 17, 2015 – April 5, 2015
The first major retrospective of the art of Jamie Wyeth (born 1946). Featuring more than 100 works, Jamie Wyeth Retrospective examines six decades of the
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OSCAR WILDE’S SALOMÉ: ILLUSTRATING DEATH AND

March 7, 2015 – May 10, 2015
Oscar Wilde (1854–1900) was an Irish writer and poet who became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Wilde’s
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Spring Blooms at Longwood Gardens

April 4, 2015 – May 31, 2015
When the first yellow buds of witch hazel appear, we know life is returning to the Gardens. Spring creates a symphony of color like no other season with
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The MidAtlantic Wine + Food Festival is the biggest event of its kind between NYC and Washington D.C. Four days, dozen of events, even more dozens of chefs and winemakers from around the world, all happening in and around the Brandywine Valley from May 13-17. The festival is about bringing the world to the MidAtlantic, […] 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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