Delaware City Day 2024 will be held on Saturday, October 5th!

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Since 1980, Delaware City Day has been a day of celebration and family-friendly fun, honoring our riverfront town’s historic architecture and our “small town America” culture. This will ultimately foster the continued preservation of Delaware City’s place in history, now and in the future.

The Delaware City Day festivities are held in Historic Delaware City along the waterfront in Battery Park at the foot of Clinton Street overlooking Fort Delaware and the Delaware River on the first Saturday of October.  Additional activities are held along the Branch Canal and at the Delaware City Library on 5th Street.

Click on Events to see the schedule of activities, including the best fireworks in Delaware at dusk!

Please remember that pets are not comfortable in the heat and crowds of large events, so for their safety and the safety of those attending the event, please leave your pets at home.  This is an alcohol-free, family friendly event.