Spring has officially sprung in Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley and it cannot be more beautiful! From gorgeous botanic displays to exciting outdoor weekend events, Wilmington in April is a can’t miss for your next weekend getaway! 

Greater Wilmington in Full Bloom

A – A Sense of Place 47 degrees – 80 degrees N 

At The Delaware Contemporary art, design and technology come together to inspire creativity in daily lives. In this exhibit Bethany Springer, using camera and constructed installations, will show how she explores issues of habitation and identity, transforming the gallery into a vessel of discovery. The Contemporary is open Tuesday and Sunday from 12pm-5pm, Wednesday from 12pm-7pm, and Thursday through Saturday from 10am-5pm. Free admission every day.

P –Phyllis Mills Wyeth: A Celebration

The Brandywine Conservancy and Museum of Art has created an exhibit to honor the life of such a reputable philanthropist and arts supporter. The selection of paintings assembled in this exhibition will reflect Phyllis Mills Wyeth's vibrant spirit and love of nature, horses, and her ever-present dogs.  The museum is open from 9:30-5:00 daily.  

R –Resident Ensemble Players present Mauritius

A night out in Newark calls for a viewing of a cunningly crafted comedic thriller at the Roselle Center of the Arts. Sit back and relax as a cat and mouse game unfolds right before your eyes. (Maybe even stop by Grain Craft Bar and Kitchen for a night cap.)

I –Inn at Montchanin: Krazy Kat’s Brunch

From 8:00am-2:00pm Saturday and Sunday, enjoy a brunch filled with delectable items for anyone’s fine dining palate. With using fresh, local, and seasonal ingredients, Krazy Kat’s menu is ever changing so of course you’ll have to go back more than a few times. Enjoy the Inn at Montchanin and make it a weekend away #inWilm!   

L – Live for tomorrow and Run today! Join the Delaware Marathon Running Festival

On April 28th, join hundreds in a running experience like no other.  Enjoy a scenic race course with views of the Brandywine Park, historic neighborhoods, and even go through Downtown Wilmington’s, Rodney Square. Book a room and relax after the race to really enjoy the view! Registration closes April 26th

Join the Mount Cuba Center as it opens again for another beautiful season on April 3rd! Keep the celebration going all season long starting with their Wildflower Celebration on April 28th.   

Featured April Event

Bonus April Event

Celebrate “The Bard’s Birthday” with Delaware Shakespeare for their FREE Shakespeare Day performance on April 23rd. Enjoy readings from EVERY one of his 38 plays – in under one hour!

Greater Wilmington is filled with adventure, art, gardens and more download your Digital Visitor’s Guide to help plan your next getaway.  You don’t want to miss anything going on when you #VisitWilm.