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Sea Witch Festival 2024 in Delaware

A favorite Halloween tradition in Delaware

Dates: October 25–27, 2024

Sea Witch Festival
Sea Witch Festival
Sea Witch Festival
Sea Witch Festival
Sea Witch Festival
Sea Witch Festival
Sea Witch Festival

Each October, Rehoboth Beach transforms into a haven for witches, monsters, and Halloween enthusiasts during the Sea Witch Festival. This beloved event, running from October 25 to 27, promises a weekend filled with family-friendly activities and spooky delights.

Costume Parade Schedule

The Sea Witch Festival's parade is a major highlight. On Saturday, October 26, the Costume Parade begins at 11 am on Rehoboth Avenue. Participants in elaborate costumes, along with floats and bands, march down the avenue, offering a visual feast for spectators until 1:30 pm.

Activities and Attractions

The Sea Witch Festival offers a diverse array of activities, which commence at 8 am and continue until nightfall. Live music resonates from the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand throughout the festival, offering a variety of genres for attendees to enjoy. The Kid’s Corner at the Convention Center hosts daily Halloween-themed activities such as Spooky Science Fun and Monster Art, ensuring children are engaged and entertained throughout the event. Families can also enjoy the Costumed Dog Parade on Sunday, showcasing adorable pups in Halloween attire. For those seeking more active fun, the Sea Witch 5K Classic Run and One Mile Fright Walk provide thrilling opportunities to run in costume and win prizes.

Vendor Market and Artisanal Goods

The Convention Center transforms into a bustling marketplace with over 30 vendors showcasing handmade crafts and goods. From Saturday afternoon through Sunday, visitors can explore and purchase unique items from local artisans.

History and Other Activities

The Sea Witch Festival has been a cherished tradition at Rehoboth Beach since the 1990s, offering excitement and fun to thousands of families along the East Coast. For a deeper dive into the festival's history and location, hop on the Jolly Trolley Magical History Tour, which will take you on a scenic journey through the town. Additionally, the Indian River Life-Saving Station offers educational walks along the shore, where you can hear captivating tales of shipwrecks and pirates. For a family-friendly adventure, join the Not-So-Spooky Scavenger Hunt, starting at the Rehoboth Beach Museum.

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