Sleep Under The Stars

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Delle Donne & Associates is pleased to present the 2019 Fall Sleep Under the Stars at Carousel Park!

Sleep Under the Stars is New Castle County’s premier fall family event, providing a beautiful and scenic fall overnight camping experience for families. Campers and visitors enjoy hayrides, fall crafts, bonfires, a family movie, costume parade, tent-to-tent trick-or-treating, great family time and other activities. Perfect for scout troops and other groups. All ages

Tent camping only. RVs and other mobile camping structures are not allowed.

Registration is free, but this year there is a suggested donation of $5 per car for parking. Proceeds will benefit Carousel Park & Equestrian Center's Therapeutic Riding and Ongoing Training (TROT) program.

Do, Don'ts, and Rules

Our goal is to make Sleep Under the Stars a safe and fun event for everyone. To make this possible we ask that you follow these simple rules.

No personal campfires, charcoal grills, generators, or heaters.

We will tend the campfires and keep them going. you are welcome to bring a small propane grill, your cooler, and you may roast marshmallows and hot dogs at the campfire.

For your safety, generators, heaters, and tent heaters of any kind are not permitted.

Tents only

Tents only are permitted at this events. No campers or any kind are permitted.

No pets

We know you love your pets and that they are part of the family, but this is just not the appropriate event for them. To keep them safe, and for the safety of your fellow campers, please leave them at home.

No alcohol or drugs

This is a family event, and the use of alcohol and drugs is prohibited in all New Castle County parks. Persons violating this rule will be handled by our Department of Public Safety.

No Weapons

The possession of weapons and firearms are prohibited in New Castle County parks.

Be Kind

The Golden Rule. Treat everyone the way you would like to be treated.

2019 Sleep Under the Stars

Saturday, October 19

Grounds open at 12 p.m.

Check-In Closes at 7 p.m.


Rain Date Saturday, October 26

Carousel Park & Equestrian Center

3700 Limestone Road, Pike Creek

 Tentative Schedule:

10am- 7pm      Camper Check In

12pm-6pm       Outdoor Games 

                                Moon Bounces 


1pm-8pm         Food Trucks                                                           

2pm-9pm         Hayrides                                                                     

2pm-6pm         Board Games 

                               Pumpkin Decorating

                               Scarecrow making

2pm- 8pm       DJ/Music Entertainment                                                   

3-6:00pm         Monster Mash Dance Party

                               Grandpop Bubbles

5-11pm            Bonfires

5-9pm               Giant Games

6 pm                   Costume Parade

6:30 pm            Tent to Tent Trick or Treating

8-10pm             Movie Under the Stars              

11pm                Quiet Time                                      

Register Online for Sleep Under the Stars. Coming Soon.

October 19

 Rain date Oct. 26

$5 Per Car

Suggested Donation 

Donations benefit Carousel's Therapeutic Riding and Ongoing Training (TROT) Program

Carousel Park & Equestrian Center
 3700 Limestone Rd.
 Wilmington, DE 19808
 (302) 395-5652

Main Stage Donor

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Carousel Park is now a Non-Smoking Park

A No Smoking Sign.

Smoking is prohibited throughout the park.