UPDATE - CANCELED - The 56th Annual Great Delaware Kite Festival has been CANCELED

March 29th, 2024 - 11:00 am to 3:00 pm

UPDATE:  Due to the amount of rain and the condition of the field, unfortunately, the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and the Cape Henlopen State Park officials have to cancel the 2024 Great Delaware Kite Festival 

2024 Great Delaware Kite Festival at Cape Henlopen State Park  
The Great Delaware Kite Festival, co-sponsored by the Lewes Chamber of Commerce and the Delaware Division of Parks and Recreation, annually takes place at Cape Henlopen State Park on Good Friday.  The Easter Bunny’s appearance, the Easter Egg Hunt, the kite competitions make for a fun day for everyone!

This event is Free but entrance fees apply for cars to enter the Park.  Registration for the various competitions is required onsite.  Parking is at the State Park’s Beach Parking lot and transportion is provided to the Drill Field where the event takes place.

For those who have not made their own kites and want to participate, Kids’ Ketch and Rehoboth Toy & Kite Company will be on-site selling a wide variety of kites with space, adjacent to the competition field, to practice in advance of the competitions which begin at 11:30 a.m. Additionally, there are food vendors, a face painter and community organizations set up surrounding the field.
Registration is on-site and begins at 10 am
Egg Hunt at 11 am
Competition begins at 11:30 am 

Call 645-8073 or visit www.leweschamber.com for more information.

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Year Round
Monday - Friday  10 am - 4 pm

Memorial Day to Labor Day Weekends
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Columbus Day Weekend to weekend before Memorial Day
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