The Upcoming Horseshoe Crab Festival Celebrates The Very Essence Of Delaware, So Save The Date
Delaware’s springtime and summertime festivals are some of the best events in the First State! Every year, summer kicks off in Milton for nature lovers and artists at the Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival that takes place at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge and downtown Milton. Mark your calendars for this year’s festival, happening on
May 23, 2020!
Every year, more than 1,500 Delawareans come to celebrate our unique coastal ecosystems at the Milton Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival.
The festival is a joint effort from Milton Chamber of Commerce, Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge and Milton Historical Society. Local sponsors like Dogfish Head help make this festival one of the best of the year.
Vendors from all of the Delmarva Peninsula gather to showcase their coastal artwork, homemade goods, decor, spa products, and tasty handcrafted treats.
Along with the vendors, there are family friendly activities for everyone to enjoy. Take a canoe trip or boat ride on the river, participate in kids' scavenger hunts, and more.
Kids and families love the scenic miniature train rides. Everyone is sure to enjoy a day spent at the Milton Horseshoe Crab Festival.
There's an art show in town, too! You'll be able to see the most inspiring coastal artwork as nature lovers gather to celebrate the natural beauty of the ocean and bay.
There's more to see beyond the city limits. Head to Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge to see the horseshoe crabs, shorebirds, and others seaside wildlife for yourself.
Keep an eye on the
Historic Milton website, here, for information on this 2020 Shorebird and Horseshoe Crab Festival.
To learn more about the namesake crustaceans, read all about
The Delaware Beach That’s Unlike Any Other In The World.
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