Special Events

Contact Us

Jane Rattenni

Manager

James H. Gilliam Building
77 Read's Way
New Castle, DE 19720

302-395-5613

Hours
Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(Holiday Closures)
New Castle County Special Events are opportunities for people of all ages and backgrounds to interact and come together as a community to enjoy one of the County’s parks. The events serve to build trust and a sense of belonging to the community and thus improve our quality of life.

For weather related updates or cancellation information call the Special Event Hotline (302) 395-5659
Happenings
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. Service animals are exempt from this policy. For more information please call 302-395-5600.
Severe Weather

In the event of high severity weather conditions, event attendees and participants will be advised by announcement from the event organizers to “shut down”.  If there is not time for an orderly evacuation, event attendees will be advised to shelter in place in automobiles or park pavilions as may be appropriate for the expected conditions.