Delaware Governor to Host Open House for Dover Days Festival - WBOC-TV 16, Delmarvas News Leader, FOX 21 -

Delaware Governor to Host Open House for Dover Days Festival

Posted: May 03, 2018 1:32 PM Updated:
(Photo: Dover Days) (Photo: Dover Days)

DOVER, Del. (WBOC/AP)- Delaware Gov. John Carney will serve as grand marshal in the 85th annual Dover Days Parade and host an open house at the governor's residence this weekend.

The free annual festival and parade promoting Delaware's heritage and culture will be held Saturday at 25 The Green in Dover. Following the parade, the governor and First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney will host the open house at Woodburn. The governor will also throw out the first pitch at a vintage baseball game played in the field behind Woodburn.

The festival features traditional Maypole dancing, vintage automobile rides, games, a moon bounce village, more than 200 craft and food vendors, music, colonial artisans’ village  and historic re-enactment groups for the Revolutionary War, World War II and the Civil War.

View the full Dover Days schedule of events and festival map below. 


  • Most Popular VideosMost Popular VideosMore>>

  • Snow Hill Tenants Outraged After Apartment Managers Ban Pets

    Snow Hill Tenants Outraged After Apartment Managers Ban Pets

    Tenants at Pleasant Manor in Snow Hill are upset after new ownership at their apartment has recently banned all pets and raised rent. 

    WBOC was invited inside the building by tenants to see some of the issues they're facing, but property manager Tracey Holmes forced us off the property and called police. 

    More

    Tenants at Pleasant Manor in Snow Hill are upset after new ownership at their apartment has recently banned all pets and raised rent. 

    WBOC was invited inside the building by tenants to see some of the issues they're facing, but property manager Tracey Holmes forced us off the property and called police. 

    More
  • Police Conducting Death Investigation in Lincoln

    Police Conducting Death Investigation in Lincoln

    The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is conducting a death investigation after a man was found shot at a home in Lincoln on Wednesday evening. 

    More

    The Delaware State Police Homicide Unit is conducting a death investigation after a man was found shot at a home in Lincoln on Wednesday evening. 

    More
  • Some Still Without Glasses As Accurate Optical Remains Closed

    Some Still Without Glasses As Accurate Optical Remains Closed

    Accurate Optical in Salisbury remains closed.

    Azar Filipov Real Estate Holdings says months of unpaid rent is to blame.

    And though Accurate Optical was evicted from the office space last week, many customers are left without answers.

    Some tell WBOC they ordered glasses just before the showdown and have yet to receive them, or be given clear vision on where to pick them up. 

    More

    Accurate Optical in Salisbury remains closed.

    Azar Filipov Real Estate Holdings says months of unpaid rent is to blame.

    And though Accurate Optical was evicted from the office space last week, many customers are left without answers.

    Some tell WBOC they ordered glasses just before the showdown and have yet to receive them, or be given clear vision on where to pick them up. 

    More
Powered by Frankly

All content © Copyright 2000 - 2019 WBOC. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices