Festival at the Fort
In 2019, family and friends were invited on Sunday, April 28 to Wilmington's historic riverfront to celebrate the coming of spring on the Christina River and Colonial Life in the Delaware Valley!
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 28.
Presented by New Sweden Centre, Old Swedes Foundation, Kalmar Nyckel Foundation, the Delaware Swedish Colonial Society, the New Sweden Alliance, and the Riverfront Development Corporation of Delaware.
Did you know: That Fort Christina, founded by the Swedes, was the first permanent European settlement in the entire Delaware Valley?