Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival

This festival celebrates horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds, long considered by many to be a natural wonder of Delaware Bay. Count yourself among the 1,500-plus visitors who annually enjoy:

  • arts and crafts, as well as an art show
  • boat rides down the Broadkill River
  • canoe trips on Prime Hook Creek
  • exhibits
  • games
  • great food
  • music
  • scavenger hunt
  • trail walks at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge
  • train rides for the kids
  • and more

This year will be the 10th annual event! The Milton Theatre joins the Chamber of Commerce and the Prime Hook Wildlife Refuge in sponsoring the event. Watch for updated activities coming soon. A shuttle bus will be available to transport visitors to and from the Refuge. For additional information, including where to book your hotel room, please call the Milton Chamber of Commerce at (302) 684-1101, or visit



Downtown Milton