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Enchanting Gardens
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Old-World Extravagance
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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 Papa 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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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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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

"A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans & the Art

March 1, 2015 – January 3, 2016
This comprehensive exhibition explores the unique world of the Pennsylvania Germans and their colorful folk art, including decorated manuscripts (fraktur),
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Holy Trinity Wilmington Greek Festival

June 2, 2015 – June 6, 2015
The parishioners of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church take you on a trip to the Old Country where you can close your eyes and imagine yourself in a Greek
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St. Anthony's Italian Festival

June 7, 2015 – June 14, 2015
 The 2015 Festival theme is Abruzzo, a region to which many in Delaware’s Italian-American community trace their ancestry. The
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DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival

June 13, 2015 – June 20, 2015
The DuPont Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is a popular multiday marathon of jazz in tribute to the late, great  Wilmington native. From June 13-20,
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When the food-focused Expo Milano 2015 opens this Friday, the centerpiece of the USA Pavilion will be on wheels: six food trucks known as Food Truck Nation will showcase a sampling of regional American cuisine.  “We thought it was the right way to represent what’s happening in America,” explains Mitchell Davis, Chief Creative Officer of the […] 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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