City of New Castle

Delaware

Separation Day – Delaware’s 240th Independence Day!

Date Posted: Thursday, May 26th, 2016

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Friday, June 10th & Saturday, June 11th

Delaware’s 240th Independence Day!
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Please Join us for the Separation Day Parade, as New Castle hosts Delaware’s 140th Birthday.  

Saturday, June 11th
11:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Then enjoy all the festivities in Battery Park, and throughout the City.

  • 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Separation Day Book Sale at the New Castle public Library – Website
  • 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. New Castle Sailing Club Regatta – Website
  • 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Colonial BBQ Competition – Website
  • 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Rides in the Battery Park – Website

ALL SCHEDULES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE!

Friday, June 10th: (Courthouse Square)

ACTIVITIES

  • 5pm to 9:30pm: Craft Beer
  • 5pm to 10pm: Food Trucks
  • Live Music and Entertainment

ENTERTAINMENT

  • 5pm to 5:45pm: Colonial Music by 1st Delaware Regiment
  • 6pm to 10:00pm: Big Package Band (Funk/Dance)
  • During Music Breaks: DJ American Pie Entertainment

Saturday, June 11th: (Battery Park)

ACTIVITIES

  • 10am to 6pm: Arts and Crafts Festival
    11am: Parade down Delaware Street
  • 10:30am to 9pm: Entertainment Variety
  • 10:30am to 6pm: Food Vendors
  • 12pm – 5pm: Pony Rides & Petting Zoo
  • 2pm: Two by Fours Square Dance Club Demonstration
  • 2pm: Registration for Beautiful Baby Pageant ENDS
  • 3pm: New Castle Jaycees Beautiful Baby Pageant

DEMONSTRATIONS(Not Inclusive)

  • Sheep Shearing
  • Reenactments
  • Square Dancing
  • Pony Rides
  • Petting Zoo

ENTERTAINMENT

  • 1pm to 8:00pm: Amusements & Games
  • 4pm: Magic Bob (Magician)
  • 6pm: American Pie Entertainment Dance Party
  • 8pm to 9:30: Feature Concert –Lights Out – Generations of Music (BRAND NEW SHOW)
  • 9:30pm: Fireworks!!!