Summer Fun at the Delaware Beaches

Summer fun in Delaware

Things are starting to warm up at the Delaware Beaches, and that means it’s time for some fun!

Are you new in town? Not sure what’s happening? Fancy a change of scene?  Whilst you’re in our neighborhood we thought we’d ensure you fill your calendar with a variety of summer fun events and activities taking place in Bethany Beach, Rehoboth Beach and the surrounding areas.

April 27-28, 2018 – Annual Ocean to Bay Bike Tour, Bethany Beach
Though registration is now closed, you can cheer on those participating.  This year see’s the launch of the very first Friday Fun Ride, from 12noon-5pm.  It begins and ends in Bethany Beach, taking Coastal Route 1 to the Indian River Inlet Bridge.  Don’t forget to bring your sunscreen and lots of support for the riders!  Find out more about the entire event at

May 25-28, 2018 – Memorial Day Weekend – The 3rd Annual Poseidon Festival, Bethany Beach
Four great sun-soaked days of fun with a little coastal education thrown in for good measure.  There will be live music from the Bandstand, and Friday 25th May see’s the first movie of the season being shown at dusk!  And don’t miss out on the Bethany Beach Hermit Crab Derby on Sunday, May 27th!

May 26 – September 1 – Rehoboth Beach Bandstand Summer Concert Series, Rehoboth Beach
From May 26 through September 1, 2018, Friday, Saturday & Sunday nights are for music – From rock and pop, old-school funk and r&b, all mixed up with diverse selection of bands including: the US Army Band, Rehoboth Concert Band, US Air Force Singing Sergeants, and a little bluegrass to finish it all off from the US Navy Country Current – you can find out more and all of the details here:

June 8 through Labor Day Weekend – Bethany Beach Bandstand Summer Concert Series, Bethany Beach
Live music on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights at the Bethany Beach Bandstand.  Enjoy a huge array of artists performing all genres of music throughout the summer, including country, classic rock, tribute bands, contemporary jazz, Motown, r&b, 287th Army National Guard, a Talent show, and loads more. Get the full line-up here:

From June 11 to August – Monday Night Movies on the Beach – off Garfield Parkway 
Cuddle up with the kids on the beach, or at the bandstand (depending on the surf conditions) and enjoy a few of your favorite movies. The full list of movies here:

From June 14 to 31 August – Bonfires on the Beach – off Campbell Place
Get into the spirit of laid-back beach life. Enjoy the company of friends and family from 9pm to 10pm on Thursday’s throughout the summer.

July 4 Independence Day Celebration 
Many of the beach towns host parades, entertainment and fireworks. We’ll be sharing more about these events closer to the time.

Keep your eyes peeled here on the Delaware Vacation Rentals Blog as we’ll be sharing a whole range of fabulous and fun things to do at the Delaware beaches during the summer.  Be sure to drop back here or sign up to our newsletter so that you get to know all that’s happening in and around the area, including great restaurants, shopping, beach and coastal activities, live music, movies, and more!

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