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Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Festivals & Events

From the Sea Witch Festival and the Autumn Jazz Festival to the Chocolate and Film Festivals, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware is abuzz with exciting activities. That's one of the best things about the Rehoboth Beach area - there are just so many unique and interesting options to explore on those rare rainy days or if you have just had a tad too much sun.

Upcoming Rehoboth Beach, Delaware Events Calendar 2018


July Fourth Fireworks, July 3rd

Watch the famous Rehoboth Beach fireworks from the beach or boardwalk, just steps from The Admiral On Baltimore! This year the City of Rehoboth is holding their annual fireworks on Wednesday July 3rd. If your holiday plans include watching the fireworks, please plan accordingly. 

Labor Day Weekend, August 30 - September 2

Rehoboth Beach Sandcastle Competition, Saturday, September 7th

Watch as people from all around the country compete to build the best sandcastle. It is a great event for the whole family! For more information please visit the Rehoboth Beach Chamber's website beach-fun.com

Fall NASCAR Race at Dover Speedway, October 6th

Watch as the entire focus of NASCAR comes to Dover Downs Speedway as the drivers compete on The Monster Mile. Avoid the crowds of the raceway by staying in Rehoboth Beach just a 30-45 min drive south of the Dover Speedway.

Fall Sidewalk Sale Weekend, October 4-6

40th Annual Sidewalk Sale downtown Rehoboth Beach. A "don't miss" weekend - merchants want to thin out their inventories and you reap the benefits of terrific prices!

Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival, October 16-20

Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival. Performances from some of the greatest Jazz artists around. Three event venues - get your tickets early. For more info visit rehobothjazz.com

Seawitch & Fiddlers Festival, October 25-27

The 30th Annual Sea Witch Parade and Fiddler's Festival will kick off Friday Oct. 25 and festivities will run all the way through Sunday. The Sea Witch Festival is one of the nation's greatest events and draws thousands of people each year. Throughout the festival there will be plenty of activities for the whole family. Some of the activities include magic shows, costume contests, scavenger hunts, live music, and much more. This is one event not to be missed so be sure to come see us Oct 25 to 27.

Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival, October 31st- November 10

Enjoy a week of amazing independent films hosted by the Rehoboth Beach Film Society. For more information please visit: http://www.rehobothfilm.com

Rehoboth Beach Seashore Marathon & Half Marathon, Saturday, December 7, 2019

More than 2,000 runners cross the finish line each year in both races combined at Delaware’s Rehoboth Beach Seashore Marathon & Half Marathon, which marks just the 8th time the event featured an individual half marathon after the previous years’ running. The out-and-back course for the race starts and finishes along the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk, a real wooden boardwalk that spans multiple city blocks and features shop after eclectic shop along the beach.

The area’s charm helped the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk earn Reader’s Digest Magazine’s “Best of America” designation in 2006, as well as being named as one of the nation’s best places to retire by AARP in the same year.

From the starting line along the boardwalk, runners in both the half and the full marathon share the same route for the first nine miles of the race. For more information please visit: http://www.rbmarathon.com/