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® Halloween and Fiddlers' Festival.

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The Summer Movie & Bonfire Program is produced by the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce.  For more information, please call 302-227-6446.  

Donation Based Monday Night Movies on the Beach

Bring your family and a beach chair to Dewey Beach for family movie night! Movies will start at approximately 8:30 PM on the beach at Dagsworthy Avenue in Dewey.

  • June 24th – Lego Movie 2
  • July 1st – Trolls
  • July 8th – Beauty and the Beast (2017)
  • July 15th – Finding Nemo
  • July 22nd – Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • July 29th – Peter Rabbit
  • August 5th – Marry Poppins Returns
  • August 12th – Incredibles 2
  • August 19th – Hotel Transylvania 3

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 Avenue in Dewey for a bonfire! Bonfires will be held on Wednesdays in from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM. 

  • June 26th 
  • July 3rd
  • July 10th
  • July 17th
  • July 24th 
  • July 31st
  • August 7th 
  • August 14th
  • August 21st 


PARKING is FREE between the hours of 5 PM-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.

2019 Top Sponsors:
Delaware Today – Perfect Wave Sponsor
Weis Markets – Perfect Wave Sponsor
Grotto Pizza – Tidal Wave Sponsor
Custom Mechanical – Barrel Wave Sponsor
Seaboard Hotels – Barrel Wave Sponsor
The Bellmoor Inn & Spa – Swell Wave Sponsor
Blue Moon – Swell Wave Sponsor
County Bank – Swell Wave Sponsor
Jack Lingo – Swell Wave Sponsor
WSFS Bank – Swell Wave Sponsor
Affinity Energy – Rip Wave Sponsor
Arena's – Rip Wave Sponsor
Bayhealth – Rip Wave Sponsor
Buffalo Wild Wings - Rip Wave Sponsor
Charles Schwab – Rip Wave Sponsor
First Rate Movers - Rip Wave Sponsor
Fulton Bank – Rip Wave Sponsor
Hyatt Place Dewey Beach – Rip Wave Sponsor
Kilwins – Rip Wave Sponsor
Preston Automotive Group – Rip Wave Sponsor
Sussex County Women’s Journal – Rip Wave Sponsor
Trinity Logistics – Rip Wave Sponsor

2019 Movie & Bonfire Summer Series in Dewey Beach brought to you by the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center!

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Fun Dewey Beach Activities - 2019

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