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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 Wednesday night bonfires on the beach at Dagsworthy Avenue.  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 Festivals, Greyhounds and the Sea Witch® Festival.

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The Summer Movie & Bonfire Program is produced by the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce and is a donation based program; your contributions are appreciated!

Monday Night Movies on Dewey Beach

Bring your family and a beach chair to Dewey Beach for a family movie night! Movies will start at approximately 8:30 PM on the beach at Dagsworthy Avenue in Dewey.  No admission fee, glow necklaces available for $1 donation.  Movies are scheduled every Monday, beginning June 19th and ending August 21st.

2023 Monday Night Movie Schedule (As of 12.12.22, Subject to Change)

  • June 19: Recess: School’s Out (G)
  • June 26: Jungle Cruise (PG-13)
  • July 3: National Treasure (PG)
  • July 10: Lightyear (PG)
  • July 17: Back to the Future (PG)
  • July 24: Elf (PG)
  • July 31: DC League of Super Pets (PG)
  • August 7: Turning Red (PG)
  • August 14: Minions: The Rise of Gru (PG)
  • August 21: Mary Poppins (G)

Wednesday Night Bonfires on Dewey Beach

Want “S’MORE” fun?  Bring your family and a beach chair to Dagsworthy Ave. in Dewey Beach on Wednesdays for a bonfire on the beach from 7 – 9 PM!  Glow sticks and marshmallows will be available for a $1 donation while supplies last.  Roasting sticks will be available and should be returned after use.  Bonfires are scheduled every Wednesday, June 21st through August 23rd.

Large thanks goes to the Town of Dewey Beach who will once again offer FREE PARKING IN DEWEY BEACH, Monday-Wednesday, 5 – 11 PM.

These events are WEATHER DEPENDENT.  In the event of inclement weather, cancellations will be determined no later than: 7:00 PM on day of event for MOVIES and 6:00 PM on day of event for BONFIRES

Notice of cancellation will be posted to the Rehoboth Beach – Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce’s Instagram and Facebook page. For afterhours recording, call the Chamber at (302) 227-2233.  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 early due to weather conditions.

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2023 Annual Event Dates (Calendar/Events subject to change as restrictions apply; please verify with event for detailed info):

  • Dewey Dunk on the Beach · January 1, 2023
  • Spring Dewey Greyhound Gathering · March 31-April 2, 2023
  • Dewey Beach Easter Egg Scoop · April 8, 2023
  • Coastal DE Running Festival · April 14-16, 2023
  • Dewey Dog Day · April 28-30, 2023
  • Golden Jubilee: Golden Retrievers Weekend · May 12-13, 2023
  • Dewey Beach Arts Festival · May 13, 2023
  • Spring Sidewalk Sale · May 5-7, 2023
  • Resort Area Restaurant Week · June 4-9, 2023
  • Starboard Running of the Bull · June 24, 2023
  • Kid’s Running of the Bull · June 24, 2023
  • Canoe Races at the Lighthouse · July 11, 2023
  • Restaurant Olympics · August 8, 2023
  • ZAP PRO/AM World Championships of Skimboarding · August 11-13, 2023
  • Scarecrow Trail & Show · October, 2023
  • End of the Season Party · September 16, 2023
  • Golden Jubilee: Golden Retrievers Weekend · September 29-30, 2023
  • Fall Sidewalk Sale · October 6-8, 2023
  • Dewey Goes Pink Walk & 5K Race · October 7, 2023
  • Greyhounds Reach the Beach® · October 5-8, 2023
  • Sea Witch® Festival · October 27-29, 2023
  • Develping Artist Collaboration Sip & Shop · November 24-26, 2023
  • Dewey Beach Tree Lighting, Fifers · November 25, 2023
  • Dewey Ball Drop · December 31, 2023

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