2019 Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival

The old fashioned ice cream festival, June twenty ninth at the Rockwood park from 12 to 9 p.m.

2019 Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival

Presented by WSFS Bank
Fireworks presented by Capano Management
 

You are invited to the Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park on June 29 from 12-9 p.m. The Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival is celebration of old-fashioned fun for the whole family. This year’s festival features the best local ice cream vendors, food, local music stage, kids activities, historic demonstrations, free museum tours, vintage marketplace by First State Flea, tour a hot air balloon, FIREWORKS at dusk, and more. Tickets are $5. Kids 12 and under are free with the purchase of an adult ticket. Free parking and shuttle from the Rockwood Office Park, 501 Carr Road. A Handicap Shuttle is available with lift and room for two wheelchairs. Strollers are welcome on all shuttles.

Event guests are strongly encouraged to use the parking and shuttle at Rockwood Office Park. If parking along roadways, please make sure to not to block driveways. Please do not walk on lawns or cross private property to enter the event. Thank you.

LOTS of Ice Cream and Cold Treats! (12 p.m. - 9 p.m.)

Caffe Gelato

Dino's Water Ice

Ice Cream Shoppe

Kilby Cream

Kona Ice

UDairy Creamery

Woodside Farms Creamery


Fireworks at Dusk

Presented by Capano Management

Activities for Kids (12 p.m. - 7 p.m.)

Grandpop Bubbles

Party Business Face Painting

Superstar DJ

Kiddie Train presented by WJBR

Stilt Walkers

Photo Booth by Framed & Focused

Explore A Hot Air Balloon (2 p.m. - 6 p.m.)


Fun Exhibitors and Activities (12 p.m. - 7 p.m.)

Fort Delaware - blacksmith

Joan Betzold - basket weaving

Greenbank Mills and Phillips Farm - wool spinning and carding

Mount Cuba  Astronomical Society - solar viewing

Sanderson Museum - local house museum

Winterthur Museum - art restoration activity

Delaware Children's Museum - craft and activity

Hale Byrnes Museum - local house museum

People to People Dover - educational information and activities

Delaware Census - information


Local Food Court  (12 p.m. - 9 p.m.)

Crossan’s Kettle Corn

Famous Sgt. BOB Smoke BBQ and Grill

Farmer's Famous Fish

First State Catering

Gigi’s & Big R’s Caribbean Soul Food

Mojo Loco

Pizza Capo

Cafe Gelato

The Roaming Raven

Veronica’s Kitchen


Local Music Stage

12:15-12:45 p.m. – Wilmington Concert Opera

1:00-1:45 p.m. - Hall & Spadola

2:00-3:00 p.m. – Evan Fox Band

3:15-4:15 p.m. – Blues Reincarnation Project 

4:30-5:30 p.m. – Chaplin the Kid

5:45-6:45 p.m. – Susquehanna Floods

7:00-8:30 p.m. – Spokey Speaky


Vintage Marketplace (12 p.m. - 7 p.m.)
with First State Flea

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Alyce Denver Fine Art

Alley Cat Jewelry Studios

Amorous Daisy

Ann Aschim Antiques

Another Look Upcycled Furniture & Décor

Antiques & Vintage Goods

Antiques & Collectables

Back Toth Future Gifts

Big Joe's Honey

Carter's Wood Crafts

Chrissy's Creations

Cindys Crafts

Craftiery

Dunham's Essentials

Fancy Plants

Fascination Street

Feathered Gosling

Focal Points

For-Ever Stone Art

Funbeads by Robin

GoGo Books LLC

Hand Crafted Jewelry

Joyeuse Syn Designs

Junior's Favorite Dog Biscuits

Kara Hinson Fine Art

Lingerlong Woodworking

Little Glitter Artistry

Mary Savino Jewelry and Origami Décor

Meyow Studio

Neptune’s Queen Soap & Bath

Once Bitten Twice Dyed

Opio's Pop Culture World

Our Boho Design

Pat's Custom Bracelets

Peaceful Massage

Possum Hollow Gourds

Randalia Bee Hives

Rocker Soaps

Rooster Naturals

Rulon Woodworking

Rummage Wrangler

Sassy Bee

Sew Good to See You

Simons Antiques & Vintage

Suncatchers & Windchimes

Sweet Bee Treats

Tapproduct

Textiles & Home/Garden Décor

The Smokey Rose Press LLC

The Vintage Pantry

Wisteria Lane Home Design

Wreath Design & More by Julia


Author's Alley (12 p.m. - 7 p.m.)

Ryan D. Gebhart

Frank E. Hopkins

J.L. Jackola

Ed Charlton

Debbie Gill

June 29

Rain date June 30

12 - 9 p.m.

Rockwood Park & Museum

Tickets: $5

Children 12 and under FREE with adult admission.

Parking and event shuttle at Rockwood Office Park, 501 Carr Road

Travel Alert: Rockwood Road will be closed from Washington Street Extension to Miller Road for the duration of the event.  

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Proceeds from the Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival directly benefit the preservation and support of the Rockwood Museum and Park and the Rockwood Park Preservation Society.

Directions to Rockwood Office Park – Event Parking and Shuttle

GPS Address – Rockwood Office Park: 501 Carr Road, Wilmington Delaware, 19809

From the South:

I-95 South to Exit 9 (Marsh Road).

  • Make a left at the bottom of the off ramp onto MARSH ROAD, take a right onto CARR ROAD.
  • Make a right into Rockwood Office Park.  
  • IF CARR ROAD IS CLOSED continue on MARSH ROAD to WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION.
  •  Make a right onto WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Continue to CARR ROAD. 
  • Make a right onto CARR ROAD. 
  • Make a left into the Rockwood Office Park.

I-495 South to Exit 4A Governor Printz Boulevard.

  • At the end of the off ramp continue across GOVERNOR PRINTZ BOULEVARD onto EDGEMOOR ROAD. 
  • Continue to WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Turn right onto WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Continue to CARR ROAD. 
  • Turn left onto CARR ROAD.  
  • Continue on CARR ROAD.
  • Make a left into the Rockwood Office Park.

From the North:

Travel Alert:  The Northbound I-95 Exit 9 (Marsh Road) is closed.

I-95 North to Exit 8 (Concord Pike).

  • Follow sign for CONCORD PIKE/WILMINGTON to the right. 
  • Stay to the left for “TO MILLER ROAD/BROOM ST-EAST.” 
  • At the light take a right into the left turning lane (inside the curb). 
  • Tour left onto BROOM STREET. Continue straight (slight right) onto MILLER ROAD. 
  • Continue to LEA BOULEVARD. 
  • Turn right onto LEA BOULEVARD. 
  • Continue to WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Turn left onto WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Continue to CARR ROAD. Turn left onto CARR ROAD. 
  • Continue on CARR ROAD.
  •  Make a left into the Rockwood Office Park.

I-495 NORTH to Exit 4 Governor Printz Boulevard.

  • At the end of the off ramp continue across GOVERNOR PRINTZ BOULEVARD onto EDGEMOOR ROAD. 
  • Continue to WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Turn right onto WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Continue to CARR ROAD. 
  • Turn left onto CARR ROAD.  
  • Make a left into the Rockwood Office Park.