All of these events are within 5 miles of the inn, unless otherwise noted.
"Thunder Over Dover" Air Show
Dover Air Force Base
See incredible aerial acts, including the F-22 Demo Team, get an up-close look at static aircraft displays from around the world, and see what life is like on Dover Air Force Base.
Milford Freedom Festival
Saturday, September 14
Outdoor festival with music, vendors, and fireworks, in downtown Milford (20 miles from Dover).
Ladybug Music Festival
Saturday, September 21, in Milford
Celebrating women in music with free performances by local and regional female artists. Locations throughout Milford (20 miles from Dover).
Saturday, Sept 28
Loockerman Street in downtown Dover
NASCAR at Dover International Speedway
May 1-3, 2020
August 21-23, 2020
With its 24-degree turns, slick concrete surface and intimidating reputation for tough treatment on both drivers and racecars, Dover International Speedway has more than earned its nickname as the "Monster Mile" since it opened in 1969. The one-mile, high-banked oval hosts two NASCAR tripleheader weekends each year, featuring all three national touring series. The Speedway parking lot is only a mile from the inn.
18th Century Market Fair
Saturday, November 2, 10 am - 4 pm
Go back in time with this reenactment of a town market from the mid-1700s. Trade and craft demonstrations, living history characters and entertainers, food vendors, and more. On Dover's historic Green.
Capital Holiday Celebration
Thursday, December 5, 5 - 8 pm
Tree-lighting ceremony with free hot chocolate and cookies, caroling, and horse-drawn carriage rides. Most downtown shops open until 8 pm.
A Farmer's Christmas
Saturday, December 7, 1-5 pm
Delaware Agricultural Museum
Craft demonstrations, live music, decorated trees, and more.
Caroling on the Green
Wednesday, December 11
Dover Holiday Parade & Marketplace
Saturday, December 14
Parade on Loockerman Street at 6:30 pm, Holiday Marketplace opens at 5 pm
Capital City Countdown
Tuesday, December 31