#VisitWilm for a summer escape! Exit I-95 and you never know what you might find in Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley. Explore history. Enjoy music festivals. Witness a fireworks spectacle. Maybe even stop to see a multi-story dancing fountain or two. It’s always a unique adventure!

J - Just Some Fountains… Or So You Thought!

The Festival of Fountains at Longwood Gardens gives visitors the chance to experience the elements that make summer incredible. Watch as water dances with beautiful colors and magical sounds. Summer nights don’t have to stop there. Relax for a minute in between exploring to grab a drink at the beer garden!

U - Unity by Design: Mid-Century Modernism at Winterthur Museum

We bet you didn’t know Winterthur had a modern element to it! Visitors are wrapped in modern interior elements as they explore American design’s evolution. Take an in-depth look at the construction of mid-century modern furniture. Then, pop over to go back in time with the Costuming the Crown exhibition.

L - Live Thoroughbred Racing at Delaware Park



Y - Yay! It’s Independence Day!

Celebrate our nation’s Independence with an amazing firework display on Wilmington’s Riverfront. Even before the sky fills with sparkling lights, the day will be filled with magic. Enjoy an afternoon of family fun with activities, music and more!

July's Featured Event

Bonus Event
People’s Festival: Bob Marley Tribute

Did you know that Bob Marley spent time in Wilmington? To honor his incredible legacy, the annual People’s Festival is set to bring Reggae to downtown once again! On July 20th join the family friendly tribute promoting peace, unity and love.  

We can’t wait for you to explore all that Greater Wilmington has to offer in July. Be sure to tag us on Instagram with #VisitWilm! See you soon!


Even More July Events!

Places to Stay for Your Weekend Getaway

Hilton Wilmington / Christiana

  • 100 Continental Dr.

Conveniently located right off I-95, the newly reimagined Hilton Wilmington/Christiana hotel in Newark, DE is ideal for business and leisure travelers. The on-site and brand new…

Inn at Montchanin Village & Spa

  • 528 Montchanin Rd.

Rise above the ordinary and discover the natural beauty and gracious hospitality of The Inn at Montchanin Village, Est. 1799 - A Historic Hotel of America, where we carefully…