Meetings & Events

03/04/2016 - 03:00 PM
Location: Downtown Historic New Castle
New Castle, DE 19720

Downtown Open House & First Friday Art Loop

DOWNTOWN OPEN HOUSE & FIRST FRIDAY ART LOOP March 4, 2016 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. Downtown New Castle, Delaware

March 4, 2016 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Downtown New Castle, Delaware

March 4, 2016  – 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.
Downtown New Castle, Delaware

Join us for an open house and showcase of area merchants, businesses and museums in downtown New Castle.  There will be special promotions, tours, art shows, treats and discounts.   Look for the shamrocks!

  • Shop, dine and explore new and exciting offerings around every corner!
  • Visit five participating businesses and get your passport stamped for a chance to win a $100 gift card!
  • Visit the New Castle Public Library (event base) to learn more about the Downtown Development District* project and map. It is also a great chance to offer your comments on the issues, challenges, assets and opportunities facing the City and speak with our planners.
  • Your Opinion Counts. As a visitor, resident, business owner or employee, complete an online survey to share your opinions.  Click to take the Survey.

*Downtown Development District includes historic downtown, South/7th Street area and Ferry-cut-off area.

Special March into Downtown Events & Offers on Friday, March 4, 2016 – 3:00 – 7:00 p.m.

  • 2nd Act Antiques, Collectibles & Treasures: 306 Delaware St – Sip~Shop~Save 10% off all items over $20.
  • Brandywine Valley SPCA:  600 South Street – $17 adoptions for big dogs & adult cats. Featured Pets are “Name Your Own Adoption Fee.”
  • Bridgewater Jewelers: 318 Delaware St – 10% off new purchase.
  • Buyrite Liquors: 427 W 7th Street – 10% off single bottle of wine
  • Caroline’s Restaurant: 410 Delaware St. – 10% off. Reservations requested.
  • First Friday Art Loop & artist reception located at the Sunday Breakfast Mission Designer Show home: 313 Delaware Street – Join us where you will meet local artists and view local art as well as this stunning historic designer show home, both available for purchase.
  • New Castle Court House Museum: 211 Delaware Street – Free guided tours of the Charles Parks Sculpture Exhibit and Court House.
  • Fresh Faced Skin Care: 204A Delaware Street – $10 off any purchase of $75 or more.
  • HedgeApple Antiques: 200 Delaware St – 10% off $75+ purchase
  • Jessop’s Tavern & Colonial Restaurant: 114 Delaware St. – 10% off
  • Mrs. Snyder’s Cafe & Market: 414 Delaware Street – Enjoy treats and see blueprints for a new dining experience coming soon to New Castle.
  • New Castle Historical Society: 30 Market Street (Museum Shop and Visitor Center at The Arsenal) – free postcard with $10+ purchase.
  • Oak Knoll Books & Press: 310 Delaware Street – 10% discount off any item
  • Penn’s Place: 206 Delaware Street – Free Coffee with food purchase and 10% off any item over $20. Artist of the month Sami will be highlighting her Steam punk jewelry, and will also have a special giveaway of a piece of her steam punk jewelry with any purchase of $100.00 or more.
  • Porto-Fino Pizza & Restaurant: 730 Ferry Cutoff – 10% off.
  • Rodney Pratt Framing: 204C Delaware Street – 10% off of all framing orders
  • Transplus Automotive and Diesel Repair: 423 W 7th Street – Stop by for special coupons and drawings for free auto services
  • Whitaker & Rago, CPAs, Certified QuickBooks ProAdvisor: 316 Delaware Street – $25 off on tax return for new customers–cannot be combined with any other offer.