The Wilmington Trail Club invites their members to hike Fort DuPont and the Castle Trail on Saturday, May 26. Enjoy the natural beauty of The Fort, its surrounding areas, and take in a little history as you go.
Parking is located in the old parking lot along Colter Road (formerly Kent), adjacent to the Paynter Building. (The former barracks building is under renovation. It is the building next to the Governor Bacon Health Center (south side). Coordinates (above) are for the Fort DuPont Administrative Office. For those not familiar with the area, the coordinates will get you to Fort DuPont. Google Maps has not updated their system with our new street names and addresses and is not reliable.
More info: www.wilmingtontrailclub.org
American Legion Memorial Day Service at Veterans Point
05/28/2018 at 10:30 AM
Location: Battery Park
Address: Delaware City, DE 19706
The members of Robert L. Taylor Post 13 of the American Legion will hold their annual Memorial Day service at Veterans Point in Battery Park on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 10:30 AM.
DNG will be conducting exercises on the Parade Ground June 1st through June 3rd.
Antique Truck Show in Battery Park, Delaware City
Free, family-friendly event open to the public
Household Hazardous Waste- Product containers marked with words, “Warning: Hazardous,” “Flammable,” “Poisonous,” “Corrosive” or “Explosive.” For example; household cleaners, garden pesticides, paint, nail polish, fluorescent bulbs, or antifreeze.
Paper Shredding- Residents can bring up to 2 file boxes of personal confidential papers for shredding (financial and legal documents, receipts, and tax and medical records). Papers with staples or paper clips are accepted.
Recycling of electronics
Rain or shine event
Saturday, June 9th & Sunday, June 10th
The annual St. Georges Blues Festival has a new home at the Fort DuPont Parade Ground. 2018 brings another great lineup of entertainment and fun! Presented by Blue Horizon Promotions
For tickets and more info http://www.bluehorizonpromotions.com/page7.html
Blue Horizon is seeking food & drink vendors for this event. Contact Gene Fontana (302-547-0913) or Ben Rizzo (302-420-3058) and find out how you can profit from offering your wares to this diverse population of tri-state music lovers.
Find out how you can earn free admission to these events by volunteering at the St. Georges Blues Festival. Contact Gene Fontana at 302-547-0913.
The Fort DuPont Board of Directors meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month, 8:30 a.m., at the Grass Dale Center, 108 North Reedy Point Road, Delaware City, DE 19706, unless otherwise noted. The Grass Dale center is located in the Ft. Delaware/Ft. DuPont State Park Office. The Board of Directors meetings
The Board of Directors meetings are open to the public. To view past meeting agendas and minutes, click on the link(s) below:
A Kidsfest for children of ALL ages!
A make-and-take event
Interactive activities and crafts at historic Fort Delaware. Bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a day at the park. Water dispensers are provided. Drink vending machines are available.
Fort Delaware is located on Pea Patch Island and is only accessible by ferry. The ferry departs from the Fort Delaware Park Office / dock which is located at Battery Park in Delaware City, Delaware. Please check the Fort Delaware State Park’s website for ferry schedule and fees. http://www.destateparks.com/park/fort-delaware/ferry.asp