The seasons are changing and the holidays are approaching fast. Delaware is getting into the spirit by setting up various antique shows, markets, and festivals around the state. If you and your family are looking for some festive ways to spend your weekend here in Delaware, check out some of the top spots below:


Delaware Antiques Show – November 6-8

Chase Center on the Riverfront, Wilmington, Delaware

Find antiques and art in the form of furniture, paintings, rugs, ceramics, silver, jewelry, and more at the 52nd Annual Delaware Antiques Show. Celebrate opening night with drinks and shopping on Thursday, November 5th.


First State Heritage Park 18th Century Market Fair – November 7

Be taken back in time to learn everything from 18th century art, fashion, and music to medicine, blacksmiths, and the tales of war. The 18th Century Market Fair features Timothy the Irish Linen Worker, Signora Bella, Lorenzo Dow, Elizabeth Battell, Ed Long, The 1st Delaware Regiment, and many others. Come out and celebrate a little bit of history with us.


Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival – November 7-15

Get lost in the world of cinema and enjoy a night out watching your favorite films on the big screen. The festival will be showing a variety of film classics and favorites, beginning with Elephant Song at the Cape Henlopen High School Theater on Saturday, November 7 at 10:30 am. If you want to purchase tickets for a screening, you must first buy a festival pass online. For a full schedule of screenings and to buy tickets and passes, visit the Rehoboth Beach Independent Film Festival website.


Newark Holiday Art Market – November 24 to January 2

The holiday season is right around the corner! Come out to the Newark Holiday Art Market for some unique and hand-made finds to gift to all those on your list this year. Fourteen local artists will be on hand to showcase their creations. All of the proceeds will help support the artists and the Newark Arts Alliance.

A Christmas Story: The Musical – November 27 to December 13

The holiday classic ‘A Christmas Story’ is coming to the Clear Space Theater stage this November. Get into the holiday spirit with this musical version of everyone’s favorite Christmas tale. Sing, laugh, and enjoy a night with family and friends. Tickets are available online.