The beginning of 2019 has come and gone which means Summer is officially here in Greater Wilmington! It’s time to make plans for your next weekend getaway! With festivals, special events, exhibitions and more throughout June, your #VisitWilm summer is just beginning.
Jazz Festival Time!
For over 25 years, The Clifford Brown Jazz Festival has entertained Wilmington locals and visitors with its tribute to keeping one mans’ memory alive. Known for being the largest FREE jazz festival on the east coast; who wouldn’t want to make Greater Wilmington their next weekend getaway spot? Hotel packages are available!
Relational Undercurrents: Contemporary Art of the Caribbean Archipelago
If you’re looking to get away to the Caribbean this summer look no further than right here in Wilmington. The Delaware Art Museum, known for its large collection of British Pre-Raphaelite art, is set to bring a new Caribbean vibe to Wilmington. Undercurrents features contemporary painting, installation art, sculpture, photography, video, and performance by over 60 artists from the islands.
More June Events
New Castle County: Old Fashioned Ice Cream Festival
It’s time to scream for Ice Cream and celebrate Summer in Wilmington at Rockwood Park! Enjoy a family fun day filled with museum tours, a flea market, food trucks and of course all the delicious, locally sourced ice cream you can handle! #VisitWilm for all the festival fun June 29th
Experience Wilmington Festivals!
Throughout the month of June and into the Summer, Greater Wilmington becomes a Festival haven! With a stop off I-95 you can adventure through and be taken by pirates, send a wish to the sky, or even explore The Woodlands while listening to amazing musical acts. You never know what to expect with a visit to Wilmington. Festival season is here. You know you don’t want to miss any of it!
June's Featured Event
Bonus Event! Delaware Museum of Natural History Family Fun Day
Visit the Delaware Museum of Natural History to explore in an entertaining and interactive way. With a permanent dinosaur collection and always interchanging hands-on learning activities the possibilities are endless. On June 22, enjoy the museum’s annual Family Fun Day! Get a chance to enjoy various exhibits, live meet and greets of different animals and the amazing grand opening of their newest exhibit, Wicked Plants!
Can’t make it out to Family Fun Day? The GWCVB has your back with our brand-new Children and Family Fun pass! Get the chance to not only explore the Natural History Museum but also the Delaware Children’s Museum. Learn more about this combo pass – here.
We can’t wait for you to explore all that Greater Wilmington has to offer for June. Be sure to tag us on Instagram with #VisitWilm! See you soon!