New Castle Events


A Day In Old New Castle
3rd Saturday in May, 9 am - 5 pm

Historic New Castle House and Garden, the oldest house and garden tour in the nation currently in its 90th decade. Historic homes and gardens open for tours, historical military encampments and entertainments on the Green, food, music, carriage rides and much more. For more information www.dayinoldnewcastle.com

Separation Day
2nd Friday and Saturday in June

Annual celebration of the birthday of the Delaware State and separation from Great Britain and Pennsylvania. Friday night features food, bands and craft beer festival. Saturday’s day into night celebration features a parade, music, food, rides, encampments, community booths, arts and crafts and entertainments on Battery Park. Evening concludes with a concert and spectacular fireworks display. Free admission.

River Towns Ride and Festival
1st Saturday in October, 9 am - 5 pm

Annual bicycle race and craft brew festivals in the historic towns of New Castle and Delaware City. Both towns featuring food, bands, craft beers, family entertainments and craft vendors. Free shuttle between both towns. For more information www.rivertownsfestival.com

William Penn Day
4th Saturday in October, 10 am - 6 pm

Celebrating the landing of William Penn in New Castle in 1682 and receiving the Delaware counties as part of Pennsylvania. Reenactments, music, historical theater, tours and evening Baroque music concert. For more information call 302-323-4453.

Spirit of Christmas in New Castle
2nd Saturday in December, 10 am - 6 pm

Annual holiday celebration in Historic New Castle featuring Dickens’ themed holiday decorated houses, tours, music, food, Santa and a Grand Ball. For more information call 302-323-4453.