Anytime is a great time to visit Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, which is open every day from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset in designated areas. The Visitor Center is open daily year round from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Here's what's happening in August:
Summer Vibes Festival, which begins on Thursday, August 6 at 1 p.m., is a multi-day festival highlighting the Southern Delaware beach culture and summer spirit through Skimboarding, Skateboarding, Stand Up Paddle, Music, and Art! The Zap Amateur World Championship of Skimboarding is the main event of weekend and a contest that has been running for 34 years.
The 37th Annual Sandcastle Contest will be held in Rehoboth Beach on Saturday, August 1. Over 100 teams are expected to express their artistic flair.
To connect you and your family with nature, many activities, programs, and special events are planned this year, but remember that anytime is a good time to visit the Refuge, which is open every day from one-half hour before sunrise to one-half hour after sunset in designated areas! The Visitor Center is open daily year round from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Visit the refuge’s website or call the refuge office at (302) 684-8419 to learn more about other events and programs throughout the year.
From Captain Kidd and the eternal rhythms of the tides to the salty courage of the Delaware pilots and the nationally-recognized architecture of our historic district - Lewes's past is colorful, unique and proud.
Celebrate Independence Day Downtown!
On Friday evenings in June and beyond the Hotel Rodney will be the place to be when local history buffs, area heritage experts, and museum professionals will lead a series of 20 to 30 minute presentations followed by question-answer periods. Attendees will be served a glass of wine. These History Happy Hours will take place from June through August (except June 19 and July 3), beginning at 4 p.m. in the downstairs meeting room of the Hotel Rodney, located on the corner of 2nd and Market streets.