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Community Events | October 2023

Frightland Haunted Attractions
Fridays, Saturdays & Sundays in October from 6pm - 9pm
Frightland, 309 Port Penn Road, Middletown, DE 19709

Eight haunted attractions including a 1 mile long haunted hayride, 4 indoor haunted houses, and more. For dates, tickets, and information, visit

Public Bingo
Thursday, October 5th & 19th; Doors open at 6pm; Game starts at 7pm
Indian River Senior Center, 214 Irons Avenue, Millsboro, DE 19966

Admission: $20. Basic package of 20 games, our Famous Cookie Jar, and Jackpot! Call 302-934-8839 x 1 for more information.

Paranormal Adventure
Friday, October 6th and Friday, October 13th at 6:30pm
2540 Colter Road, Delaware City, DE 19706

Join Diamond State Ghost Investigators and park staff for a 3 hour recreational paranormal investigation using electronic magnetic field detectors and other techniques. Participants must be 13 years or older. $50 per person. To register, visit

3rd Annual Haunted House - Come If You Dare!
Every Friday & Saturday in October from 7pm - 10pm
Church Creek Fire Co., 1902 Church Creek Road, Church Creek, MD 21622

Ages 10 & up: $10; Ages 4-9: $7; Ages 3 & under: Free!
Proceeds benefit the Church Creek Fire Company.

Nightmare’s Haunted House
Fridays & Saturdays in October from 7pm - 11pm
10912 County Seat Road, Laurel, DE 19956

$15 per person.

Heritage Shores Fall Yard Sale
Saturday, October 7th from 7am - 12 noon
1 Heritage Shores Circle, Bridgeville, DE 19933

Take time to see the whole community. 

Model Train & Toy Show
Saturday, October 7th from 9am - 2pm
Roxana Fire Hall, 35943 Zion Church Road, Frankford, DE 19945

Visit for more information.

Holly Lake Campsites Craft Fair
Saturday, October 7th from 9am - 2pm
32087 Holly Lake Road, Millsboro, DE 19966

SVFC Vendor & Craft Show
Saturday, October 7th from 9am - 2pm
Sudlersville Volunteer Fire Co., 203 N. Church Street, PO Box 61, Sudlersville, MD 21668

Vendors: Contact Hope Brown at 410-443-6820 to reserve your space!

68th Seaford Kiwanis Community Auction
Saturday, October 7th at 9am
Seaford Moose Lodge, 22759 Bridgeville Highway, Seaford, DE 19973

Alpaca Open Farm Day
Saturday, October 7th from 11am - 3pm
3911 S. State Street, Camden, DE

Email for more information.

Selbyville Volunteer Fire Co., Inc., 100th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, October 7th from 12 noon - 4pm
30 North Main Street, Selbyville, DE 19975

Free hot dogs, chips, soda, barbeque chicken, and pork.

2023 Delmarva Chicken Festival
Saturday, October 7th from 1pm - 7pm
Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, 6400 Hobbs Road, Salisbury, MD 21804

Free admission. Vendors & exhibitors. Visit for more information.

6th Annual SIDS Quarter Auction
Saturday, October 7th; Doors open at 5pm
Milford Elks Lodge, 18951 Elks Lodge Road, Milford, DE 19963

Come on out and support The American SIDS Institute again this year. Great items to bid on, good food to enjoy, raffles, 50/50, and loads of fun. Auction paddles are $5 for the first paddle and $3 for each after. Bring your quarters and be ready to Win! Contact Crystal at 302-554-3831 for more information.

Quarter Auction
Saturday, October 7th; Doors open at 5:30pm; Auction starts at 6:30pm
28331 Clayton Street, Dagsboro, DE 19939

First Paddle: $10; All in Paddle: $40. Benefit for Bethel Methodist Church of Dagsboro.

Tuckahoe Steam & Gas Association Open Museum Day
Saturday, October 7th
11472 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD 21601

Call 410-822-9868 for more information.

Dragonfly Ladies Ministry Group’s 2nd Annual Praise in the Park
Sunday, October 8th from 2:30pm - 5pm (Rain Date: Sunday, October 15th)
Delmar State Street Park

Come join us for a good time. Three groups will be bringing us music: Just Getting Started, Brian and Monique Linton Music Ministry, and The Wilderness. Bring a lawn chair and come enjoy!
Friends of the Georgetown Public Library Book Sale
Wednesday, October 11th from 5pm - 8pm: Friends Only
Thursday, October 12th from 10am - 7pm
Friday, October 13th from 10am - 5pm; 6pm - 8pm: Sip ‘n’ Shop & Silent Auction
Saturday, October 14th from 10am - 1pm
Sharptown Legion Post 218 Dinners
204 State Street, Sharptown, MD 21861
Wednesday, October 11th from 6pm - 8pm: Garden Salad or Garden Salad with Chicken
Thursday, October 12th from 6pm - 8pm: Club Sandwich (Ham or Turkey or both)
Friday, October 13th from 6pm - 8pm: Chicken n Dumplings
Saturday, October 14th: Open at 2pm; Cornhole at 3pm; Dinner 5pm - 7pm: Pork Chop Dinner with Baked Potato, Succotash & Roll
Monday, October 16th: Open at 6pm; Sip & Sell (Scentsy, Avon & Homemade Candles) at 6pm; Dinner 6pm - 8pm
Call 410-883-3780 for more information.
October Barn Sale Event
Friday, October 13th & Saturday, October 14th from 9am - 2pm
20759 Bucks Branch Road, Seaford, DE 19973
Lots of Fall & Halloween items. New, vintage, gifts, and more. Something for everyone! 
Apple Scrapple Festival
Friday, October 13th from 4pm - 10pm & Saturday, October 14th from 9am - 10pm
Town of Bridgeville, DE 19933
Open-air street festival. Food, carnival, car show, vendors, and live music.
Fall Harvest Bazaar
Saturday, October 14th from 8am - 1pm
Melson U.M.C., 32705 Melson Road, Delmar, MD 21875
Homemade ice cream, oyster sandwiches, baked goods, hot dogs, soups.
Call 410-896-9493 or 410-251-2088 for more information.
Tag Sale
Saturday, October 14th from 8am - 2pm
25610 Pennsylvania Avenue, Onley, VA 23418
Offering contents of home belonging to a couple who collected for 70+ years. There is too much to display at one time. More sales to come. Antiques, collectibles, furniture, glassware, quilts, Royal Doulton character jugs, head vases, baskets, Longaberger pottery, and much more. Separate building of toys to be offered later. For more information, contact 757-710-1186.
Into the Holidays Shopping Extravaganza
Saturday, October 14th from 9am - 2pm
5085 Powellville Road, Pittsville, MD 21850

Presented by Powellville Volunteer Fire Co. Vendors accepted on a first come, first serve basis. Our famous oyster sandwiches will be available. Open to all and free entry. For more information, contact

Cheer Fall Craft Fair
Saturday, October 14th from 10am - 2pm
Cheer Community Center, 20520 Sand Hill Road, Georgetown, DE 19947

Free admission. Crafts and food. Sandwiches, Maryland crab and cream of crab soups, vegetable, and broccoli & cheddar soups. For vendor details, contact Robin at or 302-853-4199.
Berlin OktoberFest and Fall Sidewalk Sale
Saturday, October 14th from 11am - 4pm
Berlin, MD 21811
Live music. Park at Berlin Intermediate School and take the Free shuttle downtown.
Visit for more information.

Chicken BBQ
Saturday, October 14th from 12 noon - 4pm
Laurel American Legion Post 19, 12168 Laurel Road, Laurel, DE 19956

Leg quarter, baked beans, pickles, roll, and chips: $8. For advance tickets sales, call
302-875-9948. Dinners also sold at the door day of BBQ.

Sipping into the 1920s: A History Walking Tour
Saturday, October 14th from 7pm - 9pm
323 S. State Street, Dover, DE 19901

‘20s themed beverage at each stop. Must be 21 to attend. Starts at $25. Email for more information.

Halloween Hootenanny Small Business Market
Sunday, October 15th from 10am - 3pm
613 S. Main Street, Bridgeville, DE 19933

20+ vendors, food trucks, inflatables, petting zoo, entertainment for the whole family. Vendors, contact

Holiday Fair
Thursday, October 19th from 3pm - 7pm (Early Bird Shopping: $2 donation); Friday, October 20th from 9am - 4pm; Saturday, October 21st from 9am - 12 noon
Avenue UM Church, 20 N. Church Street, Milford, DE 19963
All proceeds are for missions. Holiday gift items, seasonal & home decor, china, crystal, jewelry, crafts, toys, games, puzzles. Bake Sale Thursday & Friday. Silent Auction Themed Baskets. Very reasonable prices.
Holly Jolly Shoppers Fair
Friday, October 20th from 4pm - 7pm and Saturday, October 21st from 9am - 4pm
31193 Mt. Hermon Road, Salisbury, MD 21804
Vendors, silent auction, and bake table. Saturday only: Malibu Beach Eats Food Truck & Entertainment by Jerry McClymont. For information, contact
Delmarva Gospel Music Association presents Gold City Quartet and Dave Morgan
Friday, October 20th; Doors open at 5pm; Concert starts at 6pm

Greenwood Mennonite School, 12802 Mennonite School Road, Greenwood DE 19950
Quarter Auction by Friends of KSI
Friday, October 20th at; Doors open at 5:30pm; Games start at 7pm
Farmington Fire House, 20920 S. Dupont Highway, Greenwood, DE 19950

$5: regular paddles; $40: all-in paddles. Call 302-222-0754 for information.
Walk-On Pontoon Tour
Friday, October 20th at 6pm and Saturday, October 21st at 9am
Trap Pond, 33587 Bald Cypress Lane, Laurel, DE 19956
1 hour tour. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Sign up at the boathouse starting at 9am the day of the tour. To make advanced reservations, please see our Pontoon Tour Seat program. Children 12 & under: $4; Adults: $8. Park entry fee extra.
Freaky Friday Night Hike
Friday, October 20th at 6:30pm
Cape Henlopen State Park, 15099 Cape Henlopen Drive. Lewes, DE 19958
Ages 7 & up with an adult: $6 per person. Online registration ends 24 hours prior to the program. After that, call 302-645-6852.
Holly Lake Campsites Haunted Hayride
Friday, October 20th and Saturday, October 21st from 7pm - 10pm
32087 Holly Lake Road, Millsboro, DE 19966
All-You-Can-Eat Breakfast
Saturday, October 21st from 7am - 10am
Bethel Church, 22365 Bethel Road, Millsboro, DE 19966
(1 mile East of Rt. 54/Gumboro Road intersection)
$7 per person.
Sunfest 2023
Saturday, October 21st from 10am - 7pm
Ocean City, MD
Local and national artisans, variety of goods, food, music, and other alfresco activities along the Atlantic Oceanfront at the south end of Ocean City’s famous boardwalk.
Craft and Vendor Fair
Saturday, October 21st & 28th from 9am - 3pm
28883 Sussex Highway, Laurel, DE 19956
Free admission. Rental space available. Call 302-260-1569 for information.

Tilghman Island Day 2023
Saturday, October 21st at 10am
5979 Tilghman Island Road, Tilghman, MD 21671

Workboat-docking contest is scheduled for 1pm; a work boat race to follow at 2:30pm. Local artisans, live music, crab-picking & oyster-shucking contests, The Tilghman Island Watermen’s Museum. Sample fresh, local seafood and other food. All food items are priced separately. The Tilghman Volunteer Fire Co. asks for an admission donation.
Mead O’Ween Halloween Party
Saturday, October 21st from 12 noon - 9pm
Brimming Horn Meadery, 28615 Lewes Georgetown Highway, Milton 19968
Great mead, 21+ costume contest, live music, food, and craft vendors.
Scarecrow Making Fundraiser
Saturday, October 21st at 12 noon
Killens Pond, 5025 Killens Pond Road, Felton, DE 19943
Create a life size scarecrow! Materials will be supplied, but feel free to bring your own accessories. Materials are limited. Pre-register by calling 302-284-4299 or email $15 for 1 or $25 for 2, plus park entry fee. Benefits the park.
Halloween Happening
Saturday, October 21st & Saturday, October 28th from 1pm - 4pm
Salisbury Zoo, 755 S Park Drive, Salisbury, MD 21804

*Ticketed event. Costume dress up for a candy trail, family costume contest, games, and fun. Tickets: $10 in advance for child 12 & under. $2 for adults. Purchasing online at also allows early entry at noon. At the gate, tickets will be $15 for child & $2 for adults. 

2023 Fall Harvest Fest
Saturday, October 21st from 3pm - 8pm
Schellville, 36470 Seaside Outlet Drive, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

$10 per person. Kids under 2 enter free.

Zombie Fest 2023: Carnival
Saturday, October 21st at 4pm
110 Union Street, Milton, DE 19968

Free Admission! Parking: 6 Cannery Village Center, Milton, DE 19968

Halloween in the Forest
Saturday, October 21st from 5pm - 7:30pm
Furnace Town Living Heritage Village, 3816 Old Furnace Road, Snow Hill, MD 21863

Visit for more information.

ESWHSA Quarter Auction
Saturday, October 21st; Doors open at 6pm

Harrington Moose Lodge, US 13, Harrington, DE 19952
Cash & Food Bar. Call 302-670-2282 for more information.
Laurel Trunk or Treat
Saturday, October 21st from 7pm - 9pm
Laurel Elementary School, 815 South Central Avenue, Laurel, DE 19956
Begin lining up at 6:45pm on Evergreen Drive. Call 302-875-2277 for information.
Music by Troy Burns Family
Saturday, October 21st at 7pm
Calvary Baptist Tabernacle, 337 Tilghman Road, Salisbury, MD 21804

Call 443-783-4714 or 410-749-1394 for more information. Free will offering accepted.

Harrington Lions Club Quarter Auction
Sunday, October 22nd; Doors open at 12 noon; Auction starts at 1pm
Harrington Moose Lodge, 16268 South DuPont Highway, Harrington, DE 19952

All-In Paddles: $40 each. Quarter Paddles: $5 each. Raffles and 50/50 drawings. Refreshments available for purchase. For more information, please contact 302-943-2035.
Plantation Lakes Craft Fair
Sunday, October 22nd from 12 noon - 4pm
The Landing Bar & Grill, 20301 Charlotte Boulevard, Millsboro, DE 19966
Harvest Day Celebration
Sunday, October 22nd at 3pm
Prince George’s Chapel Museum, 32040 Ward Lane, Dagsboro, DE 19939 (GPS address only)

Musical Concert featuring Joy Slaven’s Harp Ensemble, “Expressions of Joy”. A $5 donation is requested per person at the door. No donation required for children 12 & under. All donations will benefit the upkeep of this beautiful historic chapel. For more information, call JoAnn at 302-858-2720.
Fall Festival
Sunday, October 22nd from 4pm - 6pm
Ross Mansion, 23669 Ross Station Road, Seaford, DE 19973
Admission: $2. Hayride, games, activities, food truck, apple cider sales, petting zoo, and trunk or treats.
Music by Evangelist Pat McCloskey
Sunday, October 22nd at 6pm
Living Hope Ministries, 723 S. Washington Street, Milford, DE 19963

Everyone is invited to this time of worship in song to hear music by Evangelist Pat McCloskey of the singing McCloskey Family from Tampa, FL. For further information, call 302-422-7512.
Quarter Auction
Sunday, October 22nd
Wild Quail Golf & Country Club, 1 Clubhouse Drive, Wyoming, DE 19934
This fun event is popular amongst all ages and typically draws in close to 300 participants. Items needed here include gift cards, baskets, and any other item we can use in the auction.
Auxiliary of the Seaford Volunteer Fire Dept. Spaghetti Dinner & Silent Auction
Friday, October 27th from 6pm - 8pm
302 E. King Street, Seaford, DE 19973
Adults & takeouts: $12; Ages 10 & under: $6 – eat in only. Cash bar (beer & wine) available. Presale tickets or reservations required. Email:; call/text: Isabel 302-245-5418; or Margie 302-519-5954 after 5pm.
A Night of Music & Art
Friday, October 27th from 6pm - 10pm
Epworth United Methodist Church, 19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971

Live music by Off 24. Art, vendors, cash dessert and refreshment bar.
$15 per ticket (non-refundable). Link to ticket sales: Tickets can also be purchased at the door.

Trunk or Treat Halloween Car Show
Saturday, October 28th from 10am - 2pm
Seaford Elks Lodge #2458, 8846 Elks Road, Seaford, DE 19973

Hosted by Southern Delaware Street Rod Association. Cars, trucks & motorcycles welcome! $15 registration fee. Breakfast & lunch available by Seaford Elks Lodge. Craft show from 9am - 2pm - rain or shine!

37th Annual Quota Christmas Gift & Craft Show
Saturday, October 28th from 10am - 5pm
Wicomico Youth & Civic Center, 500 Glen Avenue, Salisbury, MD 21804

100+ Crafters. $5 Admission. For more information, email

Delaware Renaissance Fair
Saturday & Sunday, October 28th & 29th; November 4th & 5th; and November 11th - 12th from 11am - 6pm
474 Fleming Landing Road, Townsend, DE 19734

Get early bird tickets at

The Annual Italian Heritage Month Dinner Dance
Saturday, October 28th; Dinner served at 6pm; Band begins at 7pm
Our Lady of Lourdes Parish Hall, 528 E. Stein Highway, Seaford, DE 19973

Dinner will be catered by Maria’s Bella Cucina. Dance music will be provided by the Vital Signs. $25/person in advance only. Tickets may be obtained at the Parish office or from members of the Knights of Columbus. To benefit the charities of the Knights of Columbus.
Trunk or Treat
Friday, October 28th from 6pm - 8pm
Holly Lake Campsites, 32087 Holly Lake Road, Millsboro, DE 19966
Halloween Skate Night
Saturday, October 28th from 8pm - 9:30pm
Delaware State Fair Ice Rink, 644 Road 316, Harrington, DE 19952
Wear a costume for half off admission! No capes, masks, or inflatable costumes. 
Trunk or Treat
Monday, October 30th from 6pm - 8pm
Liberto Plaza on Rt. 10 in Dover, 1460 E. Lebanon Road, Dover, DE 19901
Free food available.
Cash Bingo
Every Monday; Doors open at 6pm; Bingo starts at 7pm
VFW Post 5246, 2630 Rosser Road, Federalsburg, MD 21632
Food available till 8:30pm. Call 410-829-6308 for information.
Vets Helping Vets
Meets every Friday at 9:30am
Hurlock A.L. Post 243, 57 Legion Drive, Hurlock, MD 21643
Free breakfast on the first Friday of the month. Coffee/doughnuts every Friday.
Call 410-829-6308 for information.
Seaford Elks Lodge Bingo
Every Wednesday night; Doors open at 5pm; Bingo starts at 7pm
8846 Elks Road, Seaford, DE 19973

Food is now being served.
Roast Beef & Dumpling Dinner - Pre-Order until Friday, November 3rd!
Saturday, November 4th from 2:30pm - 5pm
Asbury UMC, 603 Main Street, Sharptown, MD 21861
Carry-Out Only: $15. Homemade sweet potato biscuits (buy extra baked or frozen: $7/doz.), mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, and coleslaw. Assorted desserts are extra. For information, call 410-883-3562 or call/text 443-783-3378. If you pre-order, you must pick up your order by 4pm on Saturday, November 4th.
Bridgeville Fire Co. Auxiliary Annual Fall Dinner “Curbside”
Sunday, November 5th from 12 noon - 4pm
Pre-sale only! To place your order(s) by October 29, please call 302-448-0149, 302-258-5924, 302-337-7446, or 302-542-1377.
Chicken & dumplings, veggies, coleslaw, roll & butter, and dessert.
** Line up on Delaware Avenue Behind Firehall **