About Delaware

New Castle County

New Castle County is Delaware’s northernmost and most populous county. It contains the state’s largest university, the bustling city of Wilmington, the state’s only zoo, and many cultural institutions and natural landmarks.


Attractions

University of Delaware

Riverfront Wilmington

Winterthur Museum, Garden and Library

Christiana Mall

Brandywine Zoo


 

 

Annual Events

Wilmington Flower Market: Plants, food, carnival rides and live entertainment—all gathered together for a weekend of fun at Rockford Park.

St. Anthony’s Italian Festival: A celebration of all things Italian—especially the food—this yearly fest happens at St. Anthony’s church in Wilmington’s Little Italy neighborhood.

Clifford Brown Jazz Fest: In honor of local legendary jazz musician Clifford Brown, musicians of international renown gather each year in Wilmington.

Delaware Shakespeare Festival: Professional productions of the Bard’s best works, with casual, picnic-style dining under the stars.

Oktoberfest at the Delaware Saengerbund: Strap on your finest lederhosen and belly up to bratwurst, beers, and German fun at this Newark-area classic.


 

Local Chambers 

Middletown Chamber of Commerce

New Castle County Chamber

Greater Wilmington Convention & Visitors Bureau

Delaware Small Business Chamber