Summer's in full swing and it's going to be a great weekend in Wilmington, Delaware and the Brandywine Valley! Here are our picks for your weekend itinerary – and don’t forget to share your travel pictures using #VisitWilm on Instagram & Twitter!


LadybugThe Ladybug Music Festival
July 20-21

74 acts, 2 days, and 15 venues - all for free! Gable Music Ventures presents the sixth annual all-female music festival and block party! Outdoor main stage performances will be at 2nd & LOMA on Thursday, from 5:15pm - 10:30pm, and 8th & Market on Friday, from 5:15pm - 9:45pm.  Headliners include Larkin Poe and The Voice's Nadjah Nicole.  Vendors, plenty of food options, live painting, and dancing complete this two- day block party and live music extravaganza! 



Wilmington & Western Summer Food Fest
July 22

Bring the family and enjoy a variety of food trucks on a summer Saturday at the Wilmington & Western!  Their steam locomotive will be pulling trains to the Mt. Cuba Picnic Grove on a 45-minute round-trip ride through the Red Clay Valley.  After the ride, a variety of food trucks will be at the Greenbank Station to offer delicious bites for all.  Trains depart at 10:30 and 11:30 am, and at 1,2, and 3 pm.  Admission: Adults: $12/ Seniors: $11/ Children: $6 (ages 2-12 years)


Newark Food & BrewDowntown Newark Food & Brew Festival
July 22

This event showcases more than 40 craft and imported beers paired with creative food offerings from many of Newark's restaurants. Unlike most beer festivals, this event takes place in the restaurants. Travel from restaurant to restaurant, and sample the featured brews and tasty dishes in this pay-as-you-go event. You must be at least 21 years of age to sample the beers. The first 2,000 guests will receive a Food & Brew Fest commemorative 5 oz.-tasting mug. Guests may sample one of the restaurant's featured brews for $1-$2. A day-of-event program will be available at the restaurants and at the information booth at the Academy Lawn (Academy & Main streets).  Event runs from 12:00pm - 7:00pm.


Buena Vista MoanaBuena Vista's Movie Night On The Lawn
July 22

Join Buena Vista for their second annual Movie Night event on the lawn! This Saturday, they'll be featuring Disney's new classic "Moana". Bring blankets and/or lawn chairs, and luau themed attire is welcome! This event is FREE! Vendors include: The Plum Pit Food Truck, Professor Looney Photo booth, and Kona Italian Ice. There will also be live music, lawn games and more!


Find these and all the weekend events on our CALENDAR OF EVENTS page!

What’s on your agenda this weekend?