Since 1988 Out & About Magazine has been informing local audiences on the hottest entertainment and events throughout Greater Wilmington. The focus being: dining, music, movies, nightlife and sponsored local events! We got a sneak speak at the lineup Out & About and, their sister company, Event Allies has lined up for Greater Wilmington, Delaware in 2020. 

Celebrate the city’s creative community on the first Friday of each month with Art Loop Wilmington events. Art galleries, studios, museums and alternative art spaces offer opportunities to meet featured artists while enjoying refreshments and periodic entertainment. (Begins January 3rd)

  • Annual St. Paddy’s Loop – Delaware’s largest St. Patrick’s Day party (March 14th)
  • Cinco de Mayo Loop – Spring bar crawl and the conclusion of Loop season (May 4th)
  • Annual Wilmington Grand Prix (May 15th - 17th)
    • May 15: Monkey Hill Time Trial & Party in the Park –cycling and block party in Brandywine Park
    • May 16: Grand Prix Races & Street Festival – six blocks in Downtown Wilmington
    • May 17: Governor’s Ride & Delaware Gran Fondo – cycling showcase of Brandywine Valley


  • Separation Day in Historic New Castle – A celebration of Delaware’s independence from the Crown and Pennsylvania (June 12th - 13th)
  • Annual Newark Food & Brew Fest – Craft beer festival in Newark (July 25th - 17th)
  • Taste of Delaware at Delaware Agricultural Museum (August 29th)
  • 6th Annual Taste of Trolley Square (September 26th)
  • Halloween Hoot, Loop & Costume Ball (October 24th)
  • 9th Annual Wilmington Beer Week (November 9th -14th)
  • Ugly Sweater Santa Crawl – costumed holiday celebration that is part of City Loop Series (December 12th and 19th)
  • Slam Dunk to the Beach – nationally-acclaimed high school basketball showcase in Lewes, Delaware (December 27th-29th)


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