Faerie Fest


Whether you're a faerie, pirate, gnome, princess, super hero, troll or kid, you are invited to enjoy games, stories, enchanted crafts, costume parades, and children's museum tours at the Faerie Festival at Rockwood Park.

The day also includes food trucks, merchants selling festive wares, and visits from special guests such as the Fairy Queen and other magical surprise guests! 

Free activities include face painting, bubbles, bounce house, art on the rocks, story time, museum tours for children, costume parades, crafts, and performances by the Wilmington Ballet Academy of the Dance, Delaware Arts Conservatory, Delaware Children's Theater (preview of HONK!) and a Troll-abration with Fierce Dance Academy (put your hair in the air!).

Please leave your pets at home. Click HERE to read our special event pet policy. Special guests subject to change.

Faerie House and Gnome Home Building Contest

Can you build the best Faerie House and Gnome Home? During the Faerie Festival,  become the architect of a creative mystical abode. Plan and execute your design with re-purposed and natural materials. All materials provided. Outside materials are not permitted. See registration form for contest rules. Limit of 50 participants.

$10 per entry


September 17
12 - 4 p.m.
Free Admission
Rain date September 24

Rockwood Museum & Park
4651 Washington St. Ext.
Wilmington, DE



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Special Event Pet Policy

We kindly ask you to please keep your pets at home when coming to one of our special events unless the event is specifically designated as "pet friendly". This policy is for the safety of your pets and for the safety of event patrons. People who bring pets to events not specifically designates as a "pet friendly" will be asked to remove their pet from the event grounds. Identified service animals are exempt from this policy. For more information please call 302-395-5600.
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