Festival at the Fort- Sunday, April 22
On Sunday, April 22, celebrate the coming of Spring and Colonial-era life in the Delaware Valley at Festival at the Fort! Enjoy children's games, crafts and vendors, ceremonies, live music, tours of the Kalmar Nyckel and Old Swedes Historic Site, a scavenger hunt, food trucks, and more! A Landing Day Ceremony will take place at Fort Christina Park at 3 PM.
Join us for the opening of two new permanent exhibits on May 10!
On Thursday, May 10 from 5-7 PM the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation is proud to host a ribbon cutting for two new permanent exhibits!
Kalmar, Sweden - Key to the Kingdom will pay homage to the original ship's namesake and Wilmington's Sister City in Sweden!
Science of Sailing highlights the scientific elements behind sailing a tall ship, from ship stability to sail power, from celestial navigation to dead reckoning!
The event will feature speakers and a ribbon cutting ceremony, with light refreshments being served. Free for members to attend! Click to register!
Wilmington Pirate Festival Returns!
Saturday, July 7 marks the return of the popular Pirate Festival! Join us from 10am-4-pm for pirate demonstrations, activities for children, crafts, vendors, food trucks, a beer garden, live music, and more!