[Baltimore Sun] Guide to Delaware beaches for summer 2024: What not to miss

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Delaware Wine and Ale Trail

The trail is a unique collection of 12 wineries and breweries that will take you on a flavorful journey from the riverfront in Wilmington to the shores of the Atlantic Ocean. Visit the featured Delaware wineries and breweries for a tour, a tasting and a memorable experience while traveling this tempting trail. Go to visitdelaware.com/wineandale to download a passport.

Phish Festival

Phish will perform at Mondegreen, a 4-day festival at The Woodlands in Dover on Aug. 15. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Los Angeles Daily News/SCNG)

AUG.15-18: Mondegreen, a four-day festival, takes over The Woodlands in Dover. Phish is known for hits, “Lushington,” “You Enjoy Myself,” and “Divided Sky.” The rock band will perform over four days and nights, alongside an array of interactive fan experiences, specially curated regional food and drink, art installations and much more. 31750 Lake View Dr., Selbyville. Packages start at $450 for general admission which includes parking. mondegreen.phish.com

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Poseidon Festival

Poseidon Festival 2024 will be held on May 24th-27th in downtown Bethany Beach. (Handout)

MAY 24-26: Come out to downtown Bethany Beach for the Poseidon Festival. Live sand sculpting, pirates and mermaids, island music, bubble magic, luau, Marina Science Camp and emergency meet and greet. Festivities start at 1 p.m. townofbethanybeach.com/497/Poseidon-Festival

Mid-Atlantic Sea Glass & Coastal Arts Festival

Cobalt and cornflower blue shards of sea glass. Baltimore-based Maryland Glass was said to be the largest producer of cobalt bottles in the world between 1907 and 1936. (Photo by Nancy S. LaMotte)

JUNE 1-2: Join the Lewes Historical Society in their celebration of sea glass and coastal arts. Discover the origin and history of your own collection of sea glass from shard identification experts. Bring your family and enjoy a fun, interesting, and entertaining time. Demonstrations will be featured throughout the weekend, along with live music and food. 9 a.m to 4 p.m. Admission is $10 per person, per day, Children 12 and under are free. Lewes Historical Society, 110 Shipcarpenter St., Lewes. historiclewes.org

Goodguys Mid-Atlantic Nationals

JUNE 7-9: Join Goodguys, the world’s largest hot-rodding association, for the first Mid-Atlantic Nationals at Dover Motor Speedway. See more than 2,000 rods, customs, classics, muscle cars, imports and trucks. Activities include a Kids Zone, live entertainment, Nitro Thunderfest with vintage dragsters and stock car rides. Friday and Saturday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. General admission is $25.  Dover Motor Speedway, 1131 N. Dupont Hwy., Dover. good-guys.com/man

Bethany Beach Seaside Concert Series

JUNE 6- OCT. 7: Kick off beach season with The Dave Matthews Tribute Band on June 6. Summer concerts will take place on Thursday nights in June, July, and August at 7:30 p.m. September and October shows will take place on Saturday and Sunday nights at 6:30 p.m. For a list of bands, go to townofbethanybeach.com/261/Bandstand

Rehoboth Beach Fireworks

Rehoboth Beach 4th of July fireworks (Photo by Carl Wilson Jr. courtesy of City of Rehoboth Beach)

JULY 6: The City of Rehoboth Beach is set to put the “ooh” and “ahh” into the 2024 Independence Day holiday with a fireworks display to launch around 9:30 p.m. The display is visible along Rehoboth’s mile-plus beach and boardwalk. cityofrehoboth.com/visitors/fireworks

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