Best of August: 10+ Delaware Beach Events for This Month 

August 1, 2022

Ashley Houdbert

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Bettie James Fest featuring Jimmie Allen takesn place on Sat. Aug 13th at Hudson Fields. 

OUR MONTHLY GUIDE TO EVENTS IN AND AROUND DELAWARE'S BEACH TOWNS.  

If you thought the first two months of summer were jam-packed with fun for the whole family at the Delaware Beaches, prepare to be overwhelmed when you see what is in store for August. August is often a time of year when out-of-towners make that one final trip to the Delaware Beach Area before the school year begins. The water is warm, the sand is hot, and the vibes are sizzling!

Monday Night - Movies on Dewey Beach

When: August 1st, 8th & 15th | 8:30p.m.

Where: Dagsworthy Street - Beachside

Bring your family and a beach chair to Dewey Beach for family movie night! Monday night movies will start at approximately 8:30 p.m. on the beach at Dagsworthy Avenue in Dewey. Glow necklaces are available for $1 donation. PARKING is FREE in Dewey Beach between the hours of 5 PM-11 PM on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings!

 

48th Annual Outdoor Fine Art & Fine Craft Show
When: Saturday, August 6 – Sunday, August 7 | All Day
Where: Rehoboth Art League | 12 Dodds Lane, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971
More than 100 artists and artisans from around the county will display and sell their fine art and fine crafts amidst the Rehoboth Art League’s 3.5+ acre wooded campus, just blocks from the busy downtown Rehoboth Avenue in coastal Delaware. The annual Outdoor Show is a juried event yielding exceptional work, and many of the artists actively enjoy demonstrating their creativity during each day of the show. The Outdoor Show is not simply a fine art and fine crafts show, but it is an unforgettable summer event full of activities, including great food, live music, historic tours, children’s activities, artist demonstrations, gallery exhibits, beautiful gardens, the historic Peter Marsh Homestead, and a Dogfish Head Beer Garden.

Fitz & The Tantrums and Andy Grammer 
When: Tuesday, August 9 | 6p.m.
Where: Freeman Arts Pavilion | 31806 Lakeview Drive, Selbyville, DE 19975

Fitz And The Tantrums and Andy Grammer are hitting the road together and taking their new tour to cities across North America in 2022. The support act for this stop on the tour is Maggie Rose. Tour tickets are available at fitzandthetantrums.com and andygrammer.com. 

Wednesday night - Bonfires on the Beach

When: August 10th & 17th | 7-9pm

Where: Dagsworthy Street - Beachside

Hot summer days are great but want “S’MORE” fun?  Bring your family and a beach chair to Dagsworthy Ave. in Dewey Beach on Wednesdays for a bonfire on the beach from 7 – 9 PM!  Glow sticks and marshmallows will be available for a $1 donation while supplies last.  Roasting sticks will be available and should be returned after use.  Bonfires are scheduled every Wednesday, June 22nd through August 17th.  Large thanks to the Town of Dewey Beach who will once again offer FREE PARKING IN DEWEY BEACH, Monday-Wednesday, 5 – 11 PM.

40th Annual Zap Pro/Am World Championship of Skimboarding

When: August 12th-14th

Where: Dagsworthy Street, Dewey Beach, DE

The culmination of the Skim USA tour each year, the Zap Pro/Am is where the top amateur skimboarders of the world gather to vie for a spot on the podium at the World Championships of Skimboarding. This year is the 40th anniversary of the contest, which is a  three-day event that has live music, great food, and an amazing skimboarding competition, all in the heart of the skimboarding capital of the East Coast, Dewey Beach!


Bettie James Fest Featuring Jimmie Allen
When: Saturday, August 13 | 4 to 11:30 p.m.
Where: Hudson Fields Concerts | 29763 Eagle Crest Rd, Milton, DE 19968
Jimmie Allen has announced plans to host his own festival, the Bettie James Fest, in his hometown of Milton, Delaware on Saturday, August 13 at Hudson Fields. The inaugural lineup will feature Allen as the headliner and special guests We The Kings, Lainey Wilson, Neon Union, Chayce Beckham, JJ Rupp and Kounty. The festival, and Allen’s most recent star-studded project of the same name, are coined after Allen’s late grandmother, Bettie Snead, and late father, James Allen. 

Coastal Collectibles & Antiques Show

When: Saturday, August 20th, 9am-4pm

Where: Lewes Historical Society, 110 Shipcarpenter Sq, Lewes

Antiques and Collectibles are the focus of this once-a-year show! Immerse yourself in antique treasures, and hard-to-find collectibles from all periods. Dealers chosen to participate in the show will offer for sale the best of their vintage and coastal-themed collections. Don't miss it!


Neil Diamond Tribute
When: Sunday, August 21 | 8 to 10pm 
Where: Milton Theatre, 110 Union St, Milton, DE
A wonderful celebration of Neil Diamond's music. Join Sol Knopf and his band as they pay tribute to the iconic music of Neil Diamond, and celebrate the release of Sol's new album "Solitary Man".

Children's Beach House Beach BBQ - Carnavale!

When: Saturday, August 27th, 6:30pm

Where: Children's Beach House, 1800 Bay Avenue, Lewes

This year’s event will have some South American flair with our theme: “Carnavale!” This event is truly a party for a purpose where you’ll enjoy Music, Dancing and Entertainment, Themed Cuisine, Wine and Beer, Crush Bar by Paradise Grill, A Special Live Auction, and MORE! Join us for the feel-good party of the summer! The Beach BBQ is a wonderful event, at a beautiful beach-side venue in Lewes to benefit Children’s Beach House; helping children, families and communities thrive.

The Original Wailers featuring Al Anderson

When: Sunday, August 28th, 7-9pm

Where: Freeman Arts Pavilion | 31806 Lakeview Drive, Selbyville, DE 19975

In 1974, when Bob Marley went solo, on the brink of international stardom, he surprised the music community by choosing as his lead guitarist the American-born Al Anderson. It was Anderson's stunning lead work on such classics as No Woman, No Cry, and Three O'Clock Road Block that first alerted rock fans to The Wailers music. Andersons' musical achievements with Bob Marley & The
Wailers include the platinum award winning albums Live at the Lyceum', 'Babylon by Bus' and ten times platinum album *Legend.' The Original Wailers received their own Grammy Nomination in 2013 for their album 'Miracle' making it Andersons' second Grammy nomination.

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