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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.  For more information, please call 302-227-6446.  


We are excited to announce that Monday Night Movies and Wednesday Night Bonfires are back for summer 2020 in Dewey Beach!   Please remember to practice social distancing. 


The Rehoboth Beach – Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce along with major sponsor, Weis Markets, provides your family with movies and bonfires on the beach in Dewey.

Donation Based Monday Night Movies on the 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.  Glow necklaces available for $1 donation.

  • June 29, 2020 - The Secret Life of Pets 2
  • July 6, 2020 - Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • July 13, 2020 - Toy Story 4
  • July 20, 2020 - Aladdin (2019 Live Action Version)
  • July 27, 2020 - The Lion King (2019 Live Action Version)
  • August 3, 2020 - Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation
  • August 10, 2020 - How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
  • August 17, 2020 - Frozen 2

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 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  $1 donation gets roasters a marshmallow and you can borrow a stick for roasting - while supplies last.  Glow necklaces available for $1 donation.

  • July 1, 2020 - Bonfire Cancelled Due to Weather 
  • July 8, 2020
  • July 15, 2020
  • July 22, 2020
  • July 29, 2020
  • August 5, 2020
  • August 12, 2020
  • August 19, 2020

PARKING in Dewey Beach is FREE between the hours of 5 PM-11 PM on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings!

Movies and Bonfires are donation based activities; your contributions are appreciated!

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 – 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.

2020 Movie & Bonfire Summer Series in Dewey Beach brought to you by the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center!


Thank you to our Official Movies and Bonfires Event Sponsor:



Movie Slide Sponsorship Opportunities Available - click here for more information

Click here to fill out an event survey for the Dewey Beach Movies and Bonfires! 

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