Dewey Beach, located between the Atlantic Ocean and Rehoboth Bay, offers beach sports and activities as well as great restaurants, majestic sunsets, live music, dancing, and nightlife that are world famous for adults of all ages.
The Resort Area hosts many events for fun-seekers of all ages. Shoppers can find shore bargains at the spring and fall Sidewalk Sales held in May and October. During the spring, Dewey Beach hosts several music festivals and during the summer you will enjoy the free Monday night movies and Tuesday & Wednesday night bonfires on the beach at Dagsworthy Street. Other fun activities on the Beach and Bay include: junior lifeguard program, environmental outreach program, yoga on the beach, skimboarding, surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding & SUP yoga classes, jet ski, pontoon boat & water craft rentals, surf fishing, crabbing & sport excursions, sailing, windsurfing, kite boarding and 5K runs/walks. The fun doesn’t stop there! The fall brings events such as the Music Festival, Elvis Festival, Greyhounds and the Sea Witch® Halloween and Fiddlers' Festival.
The Summer Movie & Bonfire Program is produced by the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce. For more information, please call 302-227-6446. For information on multi-event sponsorship click here. For Movie & Bonfire prorgam specific sponsorship opportunities click here.
Donation Based Monday Night Movies on the Beach
Bring your family and a beach chair to Dewey Beach on Monday for family movie night! Movies will start at approximately 8:30 P.M on the beach at Dagsworthy St. in Dewey.
- July 2nd – Moana
- July 9th – Tomorrowland
- July 16th – Despicable Me 3
- July 23rd – Finding Nemo
- July 30th – Beauty and the Beast (2017)
- August 6th – Cars 3
- August 13th – Coco
- August 20th – The BFG
Donation Based Wednesday Night Bonfires on the Beach
Want “S’MORE” fun? Bring your family, beach chair and some marshmallows to the beach at Dagsworthy St. in Dewey for a bonfire! Bonfires will be held on Wednesdays in July & August from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. (No bonfire on July 4).
- July 3rd (held on Tuesday, no bonfire July 4th)
- July 11th
- July 18th
- July 25th
- August 1st
- August 8th
- August 15th
- August 22nd
PARKING is FREE between the hours of 5-11PM on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings!
Movies and Bonfires are donation based activities; your contributions are appreciated!
These events are WEATHER DEPENDENT. In event of inclement weather, cancellations will be determined no later than:
- 7:00 PM on day of event – MOVIES
- 6:00 PM on day of event – BONFIRES
Notice of cancellation will be posted to the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce's Facebook page. Staff will notify Dewey Beach accommodations of cancellations made prior to the start of an event. If weather is clear, events will take place as scheduled, but may end at any time due to weather conditions.
2018 Movie & Bonfire Summer Series in Dewey Beach brought to you by the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center!
Fun Dewey Beach Activities - 2018
- Delaware Music Festival - March 30-31, 2018. www.deweybeachlife.com
- Dewey Beach Egg Scoop - March 31, 2018. www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Dewey Beach Pop Fest - April 13-14, 2018. www.deweybeachlife.com
- Dewey Beach DJ Fest - April 20-21, 2018. www.deweybeachlife.com
- Coastal Delaware Running Festival - April 20-22, 2018. www.codelrun.com
- Dewey Beach Bacon Festival - April 21, 2018. www.idewey.com
- Dewey Beach Treasure Fest - April 28, 2018. www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Admiral Dewey Day - April 28, 2018. www.deweybeachlife.com
- Dewey Beach Country & Americana Music Festival - May 4-5, 2018. www.deweybeachlife.com
- Dewey Arts & Fun Festival - May 12, 2018. www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Spring Sidewalk Sale - May 18-20, 2018. www.beach-fun.com
- Beach Goes Red, White & Blue - June 9, 2018. www.beach-fun.com
- Dewey Beach Running of the Bull - June 23, 2018. www.thestarboard.com
- Dewey Beach Kid's Running of the Bull Beach Party - June 23, 2018. www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Dewey Beach Fireworks - July 4, 2018. (302) 227-3888
- Dewey Beach Restaurant Olympics - August 7, 2018. www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Summer Vibes Fest: Skim, Skate, SUP, Art, Music - August 10-18, 2018. www.alleyoopskim.com
- Dewey Beach Sprint Triathlon - September 15, 2018. www.deweybeachtriathlon.com
- Dewey Beach Garlic Fest - September 21-22, 2018. www.idewey.com
- Dewey Beach End of Season Beach Party - September 22, 2018. www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Dewey Beach Chili Fest - September 29, 2018. www.deweybeachlife.com
- Fall Sidewalk Sale - October 5-7, 2018. www.beach-fun.com
- 29th Annual Sea Witch® Festival - October 26-28, 2018. Sea Witch Festival page.
- Dewey Artist Collaboration Sip & Shop - November 23-24, 2018. www.deweyarts.org
- Dewey Beach Tree Lighting - November 24, 2018. www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Dewey Beach Ball Drop - December 31, 2018. www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Dewey Dunk - January 1, 2019. www.deweybusinesspartnership.com