Sleep Under The Stars

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Sleep Under the Stars, October 22, 2022

The Fall Sleep Under the Stars in New Castle County's premier fall family event. Families camp overnight in beautiful Carousel Park with fun fall activities provided by New Castle County. This camping event is for the experienced camper and novice alike. Campers and visitors enjoy hayrides, bonfires, a movie under the stars, photo opportunities, DJ, a tent decorating contest, costume dance party, fall crafts, and more.

October 15, 2022

Carousel Park & Equestrian Center

 3700 Limestone Rd.
 Wilmington, DE 19808

Rain date October 22, 2022

Stay tuned for more details!

Do, Don'ts, and Rules

Our goal is to make Sleep Under the Stars a safe and fun event for everyone. To make this possible we ask that you follow these simple rules.

No personal campfires, charcoal grills, generators, or heaters

We will tend the campfires and keep them going. you are welcome to bring a small propane grill, and your cooler, and you may roast marshmallows and hot dogs at the campfire.

For your safety, generators, heaters, and tent heaters of any kind are not permitted.

Tents only

Tents only are permitted at this event. No campers, RVs, trailers, or fifth wheels of any kind are permitted.

No pets

We know you love your pets and that they are part of the family, but this is just not the appropriate event for them. To keep them safe, and for the safety of your fellow campers, please leave them at home.

No alcohol or drugs

This is a family event, and the use of alcohol and drugs is prohibited in all New Castle County parks. Persons violating this rule will be handled by our Department of Public Safety.

No Weapons

The possession of all weapons and firearms is prohibited in New Castle County parks. Please leave them at home.

Leave no trace

Please do your best to leave the grounds of Carousel Park in the same condition you found them. Bring extra trash bags for clean up and make sure you don’t leave anything behind.

Be Kind

The Golden Rule. Treat everyone the way you would like to be treated.