Planning to visit Southern Delaware in 2016? You're in for a whole bunch of treats. The 2016 lineup includes new activities, events, restaurants and distilleries, campgrounds, and lots more!. Of course, everything you've always loved about Southern Delaware awaits as well. Here, in no particular order, are 18 brand new reasons to love Southern Delaware in 2016:
The 84th Annual Lewes Christmas Parade will take place on Saturday, December 5th at 5 p.m. This year's Parade theme is Christmas in Bloom in Lewes. After the parade, the Christmas tree in Zwaanendael Park will be illuminated followed by candlelight caroling in the park.
Nage Bistro DC will host a “Chefs Gone Mad...About Beer with Food!” Pop-Up Dinner featuring Mad Fox Brewing Company on November 19th from 5:30 to 10 p.m. The dinner will benefit Food & Friends. Meet the Chefs from Nage DC, Nage Rehoboth Beach, and James Beard Regional semi-finalist, Chef Hari Cameron from a(Muse.)
Santa has announced his hours and house location for 2015. Santa’s House will be on the Rehoboth Boardwalk at the end of Rehoboth Avenue! Stop by and tell Santa your Christmas wish list! There is no charge to visit Santa; donations are appreciated. Remember to bring your camera!
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.
Do you live in Sussex County and have an interest in guiding tours for visitors? Delaware Technical and Community College offers a course that results in certification. Take a look: