Faerie Fest

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2Whether you're a faerie, pirate, gnome, princess, super hero, troll or just an awesome kid, you are invited to enjoy stories, special performances, costume parades, and special museum tours at the Faerie Festival at Rockwood Park. Costumes encouraged!

Bring your blankets and chairs to enjoy story time and performances on the meadow.

This is a modified event to keep all of our guests healthy, safe and sound. Modifications include: no face painting, no communal crafts stations. All families are expected to observe reasonable social distancing. Masks for children ages 2 – 12, and for all unvaccinated persons unless eating or siting with your family/group.

Please do not come out to Faerie Fest if you or your kiddos are sick or if you know you have been exposed to or have been informed of an exposure to Covid-19.

Please leave your pets at home. 

FEATURING

  • Delaware Arts Conservatory
  • Drama Kids Wilmington
  • First State Ballet 
  • Pieces of a Dream
  • Wilmington Drama League
  • Story Time with NCC Libraries
  • Fun Scavenger Hunt
  • Delaware Children's Museum
  • Rockwood Museum Children's Tour
  • Fairytale Trail Tale featuring the book  "The Fall Fairy Gathering"

COSTUME PARADES WITH:

  • Tinker Bell
  • Peter Pan 
  • Jake of the Neverland Pirates
  • Iridessa
  • Zarina, the Pirate Fairy

FAERIE WARES SHOPS

  • Amanda Roses Parlor
  • BoBiddle
  • Cathcart Caricatures
  • Eliza Jean Design
  • Gigi & Cat
  • Green Witch Apothecary
  • Halo Diva's
  • John's Toy Stand
  • Moonbeam Printing & Pottery
  • Precious Sudzs
  • Spirits of Nature Finds
  • The Beauty of Goats Milk Soap

FANTASTIC FOOD

  • Blossoms Sassa BIENNE
  • Coates Famous Hot Dots
  • Crossan's Kettle Corn
  • Dino's Ice Cream & Water Ice
  • Gotta Lotta Gelata
  • Kona Ice
  • Maddys Kitchen
  • Madi LLC
  • Sal's BBQ
  • Sharron’s Fresh Squeezed Lemonade
  • The Polish Connection

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SEPTEMBER 19

12 - 4 p.m.
Free Admission

Rockwood Museum & Park

Parking & Festival Shuttle Rockwood Office Park
501 Carr Road

302-395-5652

VOLUNTEER

mask required

PARKING AND 
SHUTTLE SERVICE:

PARKING: Rockwood Office Park, 501 Carr Rd., Wilmington

SHUTTLE: Will run regularly to and from the Office Park. Masks are required while riding the shuttle. 

REGISTRATION:

Registration is requested, not required. Having a number is helpful for planning purposes. And it allows us to communicate any changes to the event with you quickly.

WEATHER UPDATES:

For weather related updates or cancellation information call the Special Event Hotline at
(302) 395-5659

In case of severe weather event cancellation will be posted on this site along with on social media. People who register for the event will also be emailed directly. 

EVENT MASK POLICY & COVID PROTOCOLS

Masks for children ages 2 – 12, and for all unvaccinated persons unless eating or siting with your family/group.

There will be ample hand sanitizing and washing stations throughout the event.

If you are sick with any of the following symptoms, stay home: fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, muscle fatigue, chills, shaking with chills, loss of smell or taste. Other symptoms such as headache or digestive symptoms (vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain or lack of appetite) are potential symptoms related to COVID‐19 and may prompt further screening, action or investigation. If you believe you have been exposed to someone with COVID‐19, or have symptoms of illness, you may not go out in public. Older adults and people of any age with serious underlying medical conditions – including serious heart conditions, chronic lung conditions, including moderate to severe asthma, severe obesity and those who are immunocompromised, including through cancer treatment – may have a higher risk for severe illness from COVID‐19. We want to minimize the risk of spreading COVID‐19 within our event, so if you are sick or have been exposed or are at higher risk for severe illness – stay home, do not go to the Faerie Fest.