Annual Events & Festivals

Help your audience discover the vibrant, diverse events that make Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley a compelling place to travel year-round.  

From revered traditions like Point-to-Point at Winterthur and the August Quarterly (the oldest African American religious festival in the nation) to big names like the Clifford Brown Jazz Festival (the largest free jazz festival on the East Coast) and newer favorites like the Ladybug Music Festival, Wilmington’s festival scene is worth covering in every season.  

Check our full events calendar or search by season below to discover just the event you’re looking for.  


Don't miss anything that's happening today - or any day - in Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley. The area is home to over 100 festivals…

Seasonal Events

Spring Events

Spring arrives, and the gardens of the Brandywine Valley burst back into bloom. It's a time to celebrate throughout the Wilmington, Delaware area, as we shed our winter coats and reclaim the great…

Kelly Giarocco

Summer Events

Summer offers nearly unlimited options for things to do in Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley, as music festivals take to the stage, Shakespeare shines in the warm night air, and festivals…

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Fall Events

As a cool breeze blows across Wilmington and the Brandywine Valley, leaves brighten to brilliant shades of red, yellow, and orange to create a perfect backdrop for an array of fun autumn events…

Moonloop Photography

Holiday & Winter Events

As a quiet snow falls and the Brandywine River slows to a frozen trickle, the holiday magic that resonates through du Pont family mansions dressed for the season, elaborate outdoor lighting displays…

Daniel Traub