Wilmington's Riverfront is bustling with exciting activities this summer, offering something for everyone. From interactive animal encounters to live music, delicious dining options, and fun-filled events, there's never a dull moment. Here's a roundup of the must-visit spots and events along the Riverfront to make the most of your summer days. 

Little Farm Petting Zoo & Face Painting 

The barnyard experience comes to the city! The Little Farm Petting Zoo lets you feed and pet a variety of charming animals, including alpacas, goats, sheep, bunnies, guinea pigs, miniature donkeys, chickens, and ducks. This delightful experience is located in front of the Delaware Children’s Museum

Saturday, July 20th: 3 PM - 6 PM
​Saturday, August 17th: 3 PM - 6 PM 

July Tuesday Sip and Putt 

Relax after a long day with refreshing beverages from Wilmington Brew Works and delicious food from ShopRite. Navigate through the 18-hole course at Riverwalk Mini Golf on this special Tuesday evening. Registration is required, and tickets are just $15, payable at the door. 

July 9th: 5 PM - 7 PM (Must be 21+ to attend) 


Lunchtime Concert Series 

Enjoy live music by the scenic Christina River. These free concerts are held every Wednesday between 12:15-1:15 through August at Hare Overlook Pavilion, feature solo performances spanning jazz, rock, pop, and R&B genres. Riverfront, Wilmington, Delaware

July Lineup: 
July 3rd: DJ ShadyLady 
July 10th: Myla’s Duo 
July 17th: Boots ‘N Skirts Band 
July 24th: Dyad Music 
July 31st: Gerry/Williams Jazz Duo 
August Lineup: 
August 8th: Vocalist in the Sinatra Style 
August 14th: Pete Gumbo 
August 21st: Liz Watkins 
August 28th: Nic Snow 

Thursday Children’s Hour 

This summer, bring your kids to the Riverfront for a free interactive Children’s Hour at Hare Overlook Pavilion. In July, PAWS for People offers children the chance to read books to therapy pets. In August, “I See Magic” provides a magical performance. 

July 11th: 11 AM - 12 PM (PAWS for People) 
August 15th: 11 AM - 12 PM (I See Magic) 

Dining Options 

After exploring the Riverfront, indulge in a variety of dining options. From fresh seafood to Mexican cuisine and classic American dishes, there's something to satisfy every palate. 

Parking is conveniently available at 601 S. Madison St., Wilmington, DE 19801, for all Riverfront events. 

With so much to see and do, Wilmington’s Riverfront is the perfect summer destination for families, friends, and solo adventurers alike. Whether you're enjoying a concert, playing mini-golf, or savoring delicious food, make sure to check out these exciting events and activities. Enjoy the vibrant atmosphere and make the most of your summer at Wilmington's Riverfront!