August 2017 Delaware Beach Events Calendar.

August 2017 Delaware Beach
Events Calendar

Please note: We are in the process of gathering more information on the Delaware Community Events Calendar through the following year. We will add them to the site as soon as possible. If you know of or are organizing an event you think should appear here on our events calendar please contact us! Thank You!

August 2017

National Farmers Market Week at Milton Farmers Market
from 3-6 p.m. at Dogfish Head Brewery, 6 Village Center Drive, Milton
Local Produce and products, DFH beer, live music

August 19
Roxana Fire Dept Auxiliary Chicken Dinner
Tickets sold from 4pm until 7pm, Adults $14, Children (Under 10) $7
*Carry out Available $14*
Dinner includes: fried chicken, mashed potatoes, gravy, homemade coleslaw, string beans, apple sauce, & rolls. Bake Sale sold by the Roxana Ladies Auxiliary.

Make-A-Wish® Delaware invites the community to Savor the Wish, a family-friendly event featuring Delaware cuisine and beverages.
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Nassau Valley Vineyards Lewes, DE 7 p.m. - 11p.m.
Enjoy food and drink tastings from a variety of fantastic local restaurants, as well as live music, entertainment by The Funsters and an expansive silent auction. Savor the Wish will help raise vital funds to help grant wishes to kids in Delaware!

Aug. 03, 2017
From: 8:00am - 1:00pm

Marine Ecology-August 3 and August 10

We love our beaches – and happily, Delaware is home to amazing and dedicated people who love them too!  Come with us to meet the scientists and naturalists working to make our beaches and bays safer, cleaner and all-around more awesome! Learn more about our marine and wildlife on this hands-on, interactive tour. We have convenient Rehoboth pick-up locations on our comfortable climate-controlled bus.  Come tour with us!

Aug. 03, 2017
From: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Decked Out

Decked Out 2017, the annual fund raising event to benefit the Center for the Inland Bays (CIB), will be held on Thursday, August 3rd at the CIB office located on the Indian River Inlet and you are invited to join in the fun. There are a few sponsorship opportunities still available for area businesses and individuals who may want to get their name out there and mingle in a rather intimate setting with over 150 potential customers or clients, and individual tickets sell out quickly. The event features scrumptious samples of light fare and appetizers, donated by some of the most popular restaurants in the area, as well as a mix of beverages to compliment the food. The evening will also include entertainment on the deck, a silent auction with a variety of great items, and delectable desserts. The fun begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 9:00 p.m. For more information about sponsorship opportunities, or for those who may be interested in donating an item for our silent auction, email Steve Maternick, Development Coordinator for the Center, at or call 302-226-8105, ext. 108. You can also reserve your sponsorship package or individual tickets online, safely and conveniently, by visiting and clicking on the Decked Out icon. Tickets and sponsorships are limited, so don’t delay.

Aug. 05, 2017
From: 8:00am - 12:00pm

Delaware SPCA's Annual 5K Run for Paws

Join hundreds of animal lovers as they take to the streets for the Delaware SPCA’s Annual 5K Run in Dewey Beach. Stay after the race for fun, refreshments and an awards ceremony hosted by The Starboard Restaurant.

Aug. 05, 2017
From: 10:00am - 2:00pm

CHEER's 7th Annual Car, Truck & Bike Show

Join us on August 5th for CHEER’s 7th Annual Classic Car, Truck and Bike Show. Taking place at the CHEER Community Center on Sand Hill Road, east of Georgetown, the event will begin at 10 a.m. and continue until 2 p.m. The day will feature approximately 100 vehicles including Mustangs, Jaguars, Corvettes, Ferraris, Thunderbirds, Porsche, and many others. There will also be business displays, a silent auction, and a live auction. Trophies will be awarded in several categories. This year will celebrate “The History of the Ford” with many Mustangs, T-Birds, Galaxies, Fairlanes, Torinos, Falcons, Broncos and pickups on display. The public is invited to enjoy this free, day-long event. Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult. A Gourmet Champagne Brunch will be offered with tickets costing $25 and are available at the door. The buffet will feature over 64 feet of food including prime rib, crab dip, carved ham, steamed shrimp, breakfast items and more. Gourmet desserts will also be included. Tickets will be for sale to take home a battery operated replica of an original 1967 Shelby 6T500 Mustang. Tickets to win little “Shelby” are $5 each or five for $20. It will be given away at the end of the day and the winner does not have to be present. Register your vehicle today for only $25 per vehicle or $50 which includes two brunch tickets. To register call Florence Mason at 302-515-3045 or Walt Koopman at 302-945-7122. All proceeds from these events will support the CHEER Nutrition Program and Meals on Wheels. CHEER is a non-profit agency that supplies services to senior citizens in Sussex County. For more information call 302-515-3040.

Aug. 07, 2017 - Aug. 11, 2017
From: 9:00am - 12:00pm

Kids Camp-In-The-Garden Week

Painting with a Twist Kids Camp (Ages 7-12) – August 7 to 11, 2017 – 9 AM to Noon; $200/week, or $40/day.  Campers will explore plants and critters In the Garden all week through paintings, games, and other fun activities. They will paint a 16 X 20 painting each day M-F, and the week will end with an art show Friday afternoon from Noon - 1 pm. Camp fee includes all supplies and snacks each day. Painting with a Twist, 17723 Coastal Highway, Lewes, DE 19958. For more information, call 302-313-5769 or visit

Aug. 10, 2017
From: 6:00pm - 9:00pm

Best of Delaware

The Best of Delaware® Party is a fun event that celebrates excellence and raises funds for worthy local causes.  It continues to be one of the most popular events in the state.  The people, places, services and restaurants that have received an esteemed Best of Delaware® award use this night to showcase why they are worthy of their title.  Guests are excited to get out, see old friends, make new ones, dance, drink, and sample the vast array of delicious food and enjoyable products offered by our winners.  Enjoy live entertainment by Jellyroll and a few other surprises.

Aug. 11, 2017 - Aug. 19, 2017
From: 9:00am - 4:00pm

Summer Vibes Fest

A multi-day festival highlighting the Southern Delaware beach culture and summer spirit through Skimboarding, Skateboarding, Stand Up Paddle, Music, and Art! Friday, Saturday, and Sunday August 11th-13th- 9am Zap Pro/Am World Championships of Skimboarding: Dagsworthy St. Beach Dewey Beach, DE 19971 famous shore break. Friday August 18th- 4pm East of Maui SUP Sprint Challenge at North Beach: 125 McKinley St. Dewey Beach, DE 19971 Saturday August 19th- 11am Rehoboth Am Skate Jam at Epworth Skate Park: 19285 Holland Glade Road Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Aug. 13, 2017
From: 7:30am - 12:00pm

Dewey Beach 5K Buddy Run/Walk and Pancake Breakfast

The Dewey Beach 5K Buddy Run/Walk and Pancake Breakfast will be held on Sunday, August 13, 2017.  The 7:30 AM race begins and ends at the Dewey Beach Lions Club, where the Lion members will serve bacon, eggs, sausage and pancakes free to registered runners.  The breakfast will also be available to non-runners -- $9.50 for adults and $4.50 for children 12 and under.  A walking component has been added this year for individuals who prefer not to run.  The goal of the event is to raise awareness for people with Down Syndrome. All race proceeds will be used to support the programs of Best Buddies Delaware.  The pancake breakfast is a Dewey Beach Lions Club fundraising event. Information and registration is available at, by e-mailing or by calling 302-542-1818.


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