Dover Days

Join Us for a Festival to Remember!

Come kickoff the 300th Birthday celebration at the 84th Annual Dover Days Festival May 5-6, 2017!

Kent County’s Annual Dover Days Festival, one of Delaware’s largest and longest-running free events, is entirely dedicated to promoting our state’s heritage and culture.

This event is easily the biggest parade in Kent County, with close to 4,500 participants and approximately 9,000 spectators, as well as Delaware’s governor serving as Grand Marshal.

Each year’s activities showcase our state’s history and heritage, as well as highlights from more contemporary times (such as the parade itself, traditional Maypole Dancing with over 250 schoolchildren, vintage automobile rides, colonial artisans’ village and historic re-enactment groups for the Revolutionary War, WW II and the Civil War).

This is a true celebration of the first state — right in the heart of the first capital! Dover Days was placed among the 2013 Top 100 USA Events by the American Bus Association.

Click Here for the ​84th Annual Dover Days Festival Schedule

Host City

Presenting Sponsor

 

Dover Days Parade Sponsor 

 

Dover's 300th Birthday Cake Sponsor

 

Dover's 300th Birthday Cake Sponsor 

 

Community Tent Sponsor 

 

 

Dover Days Games Sponsor

 

Dover Days Car Show Sponsor

Carriage Sponsor

 

Artisans' Faire Sponsor

 

Sand Castle Sponsor

Character Corner Sponsor

Military Encampment Sponsor

 

Media Sponsor

 

Old Bay Circus Sponsor

 

Friday Night Entertainment Sponsor- The 33 1/3 Band

 

Saturday Entertainment Sponsor- DJ Petch

 

Fireworks Sponsor

 

Maypole Sponsor 

Food Court Sponsor

Moon Bounce Village Sponsor

Birthday Celebration Sponsor 

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