This weekend is Easter weekend, and there are several great events going on in and around the area:
Friday, March 29th: 45th Annual Great Delaware Kite Festival
This fun, family event takes place on the Cape Henlopen State Park Parade Grounds from 10am-3pm Friday. There is no entry fee to compete and competitions take place in three age groups. Children (12 and under), Teens (13-17), and Adults (18 and up). Each category presents awards for store-bought and home-made. There are special class awards for Open Individual Ballet and Individual Precision, as well as awards for most senior flyer, youngest flyer, flyer furthest from home, smallest kite, and largest kite. The Highest Kite Competition is open to everyone and takes place around 12:15pm. There is no fee to watch, although entrance fees to Cape Henlopen do apply. Competition begins at 10am, and there will be several vendors on site selling kites and supplies for those who wish to compete but do not have the necessary equipment. Registration begins at 9am. The Child and Teen competitions are in the morning, followed by the Highest Kite at 12:15 and then adult, individual ballet and individual precision competitions in the afternoon.
Friday, March 29th-Saturday, March 30th: Delaware Music Festival
Rusty Rudder (113 Dickinson Street) in Dewey Beach brings back its annual Delaware Music Festival this weekend. Over the course of two evenings there will be 25 different bands on 4 different stages. The event is free, but for ages 21 and up only. Concerts start at 9pm Friday and 6pm Saturday. For more information call 302-227-3888.
Saturday, March 30th: First Annual Lewes Egg Hunt
Bring the whole family to Canalfront Park for Lewes’ 1st annual egg hunt! The Easter Bunny will be there and thousands of eggs will be hidden. In the event of rain, the hunt will take place indoors at the park building. This event is recommended for children 10 and under. Children must have a ticket to take place, and tickets are limited. Cost is $5 for one ticket or $10 for 2 or more children in the same family. To purchase tickets, go to lewescanalfrontpark.org.
Saturday, March 30th: 13th Annual Easter Egg Hunt in Georgetown
The annual Georgetown Egg Hunt is held at the Marvel Carriage Museum from 11am-1pm. Admission is free and includes crafts, food, face painting, moon bounce, train rides, pictures with the Easter Bunny and more. The egg hunt starts at noon. For more information call 302-856-1544.
Saturday, March 30th: 5th Annual Alley Oop Egg Scoop
This year, Alley Oop Skim will host three separate egg hunts in Dewey Beach at New Orleans Street. Ages 5 and under will hunt at 10am, ages 6-8 at 11am, and ages 9-11 at noon. Children must be registered, and a $1 admission fee is due at check in. To register call 302-227-7087.
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