The City of Lewes, Delaware is located where the Delaware Bay and the Atlantic Ocean meet, the area known as Cape Henlopen. The naturally beautiful area with beaches on both the ocean and the bay, trails and nature preserves add to the many reasons to visit this small historic town settled by the Dutch in 1 631. In addition to natural beauty, this charming city offers a wonderful historic district, with architecture dating back to the 17th century, museums, special tours, cozy accommodations, restaurants to please any palate and unique shops and boutiques all within walking distance of each other. The City of Lewes welcomes visitors and locals to enjoy all that Lewes has to offer.
Among the many reasons that people are attracted to Lewes is to experience the many exciting events here. There is something for everyone - year 'round. They offer fun, education, live music and theater, outdoor activities, an independent film festival, an award-winning farmers market, and so mch more!
The Lewes Visitors Center is located at the Fisher-Martin House at 120 Kings Highway next to the Zwaanendael Museum in Zwaanendael Park. Contact us by email at [email protected] or by calling 302-645-8073 during business hours, Monday through Friday 10 am-4 pm and from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day, on Saturdays from 10 am-3pm and Sundays & holidays from 10 am-2 pm.
Santa Claus arriving by boat in the Lewes Harbor on Small Business Saturday
SANTA CLAUS is scheduled to be at his home in Lewes on Second Street at Bank Street, and has left a letter to the Children of Lewes: