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, skimboarding, surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding, 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 Movie & Bonfire specific dates and information click here. (Individual movie titles will not be available until June, 2021. Movie dates are listed below.)
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 6th
- July 13th
- July 20th
- July 27th
- August 3rd
- August 10th
- August 17th
- August 24th
- August 31st
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.
- July 1st
- July 8th
- July 15th
- July 22th
- July 29th
- August 5th
- August 12th
- August 19th
- August 26th
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.
2021 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 - 2021
- Dewey Beach Egg Scoop - March . www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Dewey Beach Pop Fest - April . www.deweybeachlife.com
- Dewey Beach DJ Fest - April . www.deweybeachlife.com
- Coastal Delaware Running Festival - April . www.codelrun.com
- Dewey Beach Bacon Festival - April . www.idewey.com
- Dewey Beach Treasure Fest - April . www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Admiral Dewey Day - April . www.deweybeachlife.com
- Dewey Beach Country & Americana Music Festival - May . www.deweybeachlife.com
- Dewey Arts & Fun Festival - May . www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Spring Sidewalk Sale - May . www.beach-fun.com
- Beach Goes Red, White & Blue - June . www.beach-fun.com
- Dewey Beach Running of the Bull - June . www.thestarboard.com
- Dewey Beach Kid's Running of the Bull Beach Party - June . www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Dewey Beach Fireworks - July 4, 2021. (302) 227-3888
- Dewey Beach Restaurant Olympics - August . www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Summer Vibes Fest: Skim, Skate, SUP, Art, Music - August . www.alleyoopskim.com
- Dewey Beach Sprint Triathlon - September . www.deweybeachtriathlon.com
- Dewey Beach Garlic Fest - September . www.idewey.com
- Dewey Beach End of Season Beach Party - September . www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Dewey Beach Chili Fest - September . www.deweybeachlife.com
- Fall Sidewalk Sale - October . www.beach-fun.com
- 29th Annual Sea Witch® Festival - October . Sea Witch Festival page.
- Dewey Artist Collaboration Sip & Shop - November . www.deweyarts.org
- Dewey Beach Tree Lighting - November . www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Dewey Beach Ball Drop - December . www.deweybusinesspartnership.com
- Dewey Dunk - January 1, 2021. www.deweybusinesspartnership.com