Holiday Open House at Rockwood

Bring your family out for the 18th annual Holiday Open House with exceptional entertainment, fun festive crafts, costumed characters, refreshments, food trucks and FREE photos with Santa! New this year, free parking and shuttle from Rockwood Office Park!

The event also includes our Holiday Shoppe selling gifts for the whole family, tours of the holiday display in the museum, and a joyous light display in the gardens surrounding the Mansion and Carriage House. Featuring University of Delaware Children’s Choir, First State Ballet Theater, Kathryn Ciminello’s Dance Troupe, Delaware Arts Conservancy, Pieces of a Dream, Fierce Dance Academy, Imagination Players & more!

Tree and Menorah Lighting Ceremony with County Executive Matt Meyer on Friday, November 30 at 6 p.m.

This free family event includes:

  • Photos with Santa

  • Live Music

  • Make-and-Take Crafts

  • Festive Lights in the Garden

  • Costumed Characters

  • Holiday Shoppe

  • Dance & Theatre Performances

  • Food Trucks

  • Free Shuttle from Rockwood Office Park

Make a child's wish come true by donating a new, unwrapped, toy for Toys for Tots!

Volunteers needed! Click to register 

Holiday Open House at Rockwood Park & Museum

Friday, November 30, 5-9 p.m.
Saturday, December 1, 5-9 p.m..
Tree lighting Friday Night at 6 p.m.
Rockwood Park & Museum

FREE Parking & Shuttle
Rockwood Office Park
501 Carr Road, Wilmington, DE 19809
Take I-95 Exit 9: Marsh Road



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.