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5 Amazing Spring Activities in Delaware’s Quaint Villages

There’s nothing better than spring in Delaware’s Quaint Villages: as nature brushes off the winter and starts to come alive, we love heading outside to celebrate the season. Kent County is the perfect destination for a spring break weekend away — rediscover the magic of the season with a slow-paced, memorable trip to Delaware’s Quaint Villages.

Downtown Dover’s St. Patrick’s Day Festival + Parade

Celebrate one of our favorite events of the year, St. Patrick’s Day, with Dover’s annual festival and parade! Perfect for the whole family, it’s sure to be a delightful day. Join us on Saturday, March 17th in Downtown Dover from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. for all kinds of Irish-themed fun. 

8th Annual St. Patrick’s Day Pub Crawl in Milford

After a day in Dover, head to Milford for a super-fun bar crawl! One of the best-kept secrets of Delaware’s Quaint Villages, this amazing event will take you through Milford merchants, bars and taverns as you sample the goods from local breweries, wineries and distilleries. Join us for the official crawl from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., and get a festive taste of local spirits, vintages, and brews!

Fifer’s Country Store: Opening Day!

Is there anything better than the first gorgeous day of spring? Don’t miss Fifer Orchard’s Opening Day on Saturday, March 28th from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. We’ll have the season’s earliest product (asparagus, here we come!) as well as fun, spring activities for the whole family. You’ll love exploring the farm and getting excited for outdoor weather.

Easter Eggstravaganzoo at 3 Palms Zoo

You can’t miss 3 Palms Zoo’s 6th Annual Easter EggsStravaganZoo! Kids will have oodles of fun on our special egg hunt through our enchanted woodland, where you’ll find the Easter Bunny and fun Easter displays. The EggStravaganZoo happens on Saturday, March 24th and Saturday, March 31st, so you have two chances to make sure you don’t miss out on all the fun! Kids go crazy for our animals: We’ll have chickens, duck, geese, sheep, bunnies, mini pigs and goats, and much more! Zoo admission is $5 per person, and the Easter Egg Hunt is $3 per child.

Recreate a Blogger Tour with our Spring Getaway Itineraries!

Spring and love are in the air! Last year, a handful of super-stylish, fun bloggers visited Delaware’s Quaint Villages and rounded up their favorite activities: from shopping and relaxing to hitting some wineries and seeing museums, you’ll love these itineraries. And if you’re making the trip the end of April, be sure to include the 15th Annual Bug & Bud Festival in your plans! Whether traveling with your sweetie or a group of gal pals, Delaware’s Quaint Villages is the must-see spot in spring!

There’s no better place to travel in March and April than Delaware’s Quaint Villages — shake off the winter and have a relaxing and super fun weekend. While you’re here, plan our which restaurants you’re hoping to hit, check out some breweries and wineries, and plan where you’ll stay. See you in spring!

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