Our Favorite Festivals, Benefits, and Live Performances
Fire and Ice Festival at The Quiet Resorts
Enjoy a weekend of winter festivities at the beach, including ice sculpture tours, live sculpture demonstrations, bonfires, fireworks, ice slides, tastings, music, and – of course – Rock ‘N’ Roll. Go to www.fireandicede.com for more information. Originally scheduled for Jan. 28 - 30, this event is postponed and rescheduled for Feb. 11 - 13.
February 11 - 13, 2022
Lewes Polar Bear Plunge
The Lewes Polar Bear Plunge, held annually on the first Sunday in February, has developed into an iconic Delaware event, and is Special Olympics Delaware’s most significant fundraiser. Individuals, including many Special Olympics athletes and their family members, take the plunge into the icy Atlantic Ocean during the height of winter! Other crowd favorites during the Weekend Plunge Festival include the 5K Run to the Plunge, Fire & Ice Festival, Restaurant Chili Contest, Apres Plunge Party and other fun family activities! Mark your calendar for the first Sunday in February and get yourself signed up. Polar Bears can register with a $10 deposit and must raise a minimum of $75 to plunge. Chill out and join thousands of other brrrrrave souls for the coolest thing you’ll do this year. For more information, go to: www.plungede.org .
In-Person - Rehoboth Beach or Virtual
In-Person: February 6, 2020 at 1 p.m. | Virtual: Anywhere and Anytime
Fort Miles Lantern Tour
In 1943, World War II was in full swing, but it was much different than anticipated. Tour Battery 519 by lantern light as we reveal U-boats on the prowl, sailors in distress and what World War II turned out to be for soldiers stationed at Fort Miles. For ages 10 and up with a paying adult. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, please call 302-655-5007. $5 per person