Festival at the Fort
Festival at the Fort 2017
- Visit again for 2018 date (to be announced)!
You are invited to join us, and bring your family and friends on Sunday, April 22 from 12-4 PM, as the revitalized 7th Street Peninsula celebrates the coming of spring on the Christina River and Colonial Life in the Delaware Valley! With food trucks, music, children’s games, tours of the Kalmar Nyckel and historical reenactments, Festival at the Fort (formerly SpringFest) will be an event not to be missed. Experience the rich heritage of the Wilmington Colonial-era cultures of the Lenape, Swedes, Finns, Dutch and English with an afternoon of fun and learning for the whole family on Sunday, April 22. Proceeds Benefit: New Sweden Centre, Old Swedes Foundation, the Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, the Delaware Swedish Colonial Society, and the New Sweden Alliance
Did you know: That Fort Christina, founded by the Swedes, was the first permanent European settlement in the entire Delaware Valley?