Upcoming activities in Bethany Beach



Looking for more fun things to do this summer? Bethany Beach in Delaware has loads of great activities lined up to make this one of your best summers yet.




Check out what’s in store for you, your family, and friends:

  • Greetings From Your 26th PresidentApril 25, 2017

         214 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE

Presented by the Bethany Beach Cultural and Historical Affairs Committee, this free event sees actor and Bethany Beach native Brian Patrick Mulligan perform as Theodore Roosevelt.

Watch him at Town Hall as he retells his adventures, from growing up as a frail boy to his time in the Navy and rise to becoming the 26th president of the United States.


  • Seaside Craft ShowJune 3, 2017

         Boardwalk, Bethany Beach, DE

Now on its 13th year, the annual Seaside Craft Show is one of the most anticipated local events in Bethany Beach. Shop, dine, and enjoy browsing beautiful artwork from some of the city’s most talented artists.

Over 100 vendors will line the Bethany Beach Boardwalk to showcase their paintings, sculpture, jewelry, photography, pottery, textiles, and an array of wearable art.

There will be live music throughout the day to keep the fun vibe going. Food kiosks promise delicious eats.


  • Independence Day CelebrationJuly 4, 2017

No other place celebrates the 4th of July in Delaware quite like Bethany Beach. As a long-running summer tradition, Independence Day in this city is observed by adopting a new theme each year. There are big parades, incredible concerts, and spectacular fireworks to mark the occasion.

The celebration begins at noon as the parade makes its way through town from the intersection of Pennsylvania and Garfield Parkway. Marching bands fill the air with music while entertainers perform on trucks and beautiful floats make their way through the streets. The day is capped off by the fireworks display at dusk.


  • Bethany Beach Farmer’s MarketJune 11 to September 10, 2017

        Garfield Parkway and Pennsylvania Avenue, Bethany Beach

Enjoy some of the freshest and most delicious fruits and vegetables from the city’s finest growers at the Bethany Beach Farmer’s Market. Located right in the heart of downtown, the market features up to 15 local vendors selling plenty of luscious strawberries, watermelons, cantaloupes, peaches, and apples, along with just-harvested broccoli, sweet corn, peppers, potatoes, and more.


  • Monday Movie Night on the BeachJune 12 to August 28, 2017

        214 Garfield Parkway, Bethany Beach, DE

Summer at Bethany Beach means watching movies under the stars every Monday night. Movie nights begin mid-June and ends just as summer gives way to the autumn chill. But for 15 nights, you can bring your own chair, spread out a blanket, and grab some popcorn to enjoy sweet summer nights watching movies on the beach with family and friends.

This year’s lineup includes:

  • The Wild Life – June 12
  • Nine Lives – June 19
  • Monster Trucks – June 26
  • Sing – July 3
  • Moana – July 10
  • Finding Dory – July 17
  • Chasing Mavericks – July 24
  • Secret Life of Pets – July 31
  • The Lego Batman Movie – August 7
  • The Croods – August 14
  • The Boss Baby – August 21

Beauty and the Beast (2017) – August 28