One of the most anticipated events in Lewes returns on Sunday, June 2nd when the Friends of the Lewes Canalfront Park present the second annual “Picnic in the Park.” This fun, old-fashioned community event for the entire family will take place from noon to 3 pm at Lewes Canalfront Park. The Park is located on Front Street in downtown Lewes. on the banks of the Lewes Rehoboth Canal, one of the most breathtaking settings in the state.
Fourteen great Lewes restaurants will offer tastings at this festive affair, including Agave, The Buttery, Café Azrafan, Gilligan’s, Half Full, Irish Eyes, Jerry’s Seafood, Kindle, Lewes Bake Shop, The Rose and Crown, Striper Bites, Touch of Italy, 2 Dips Ice Cream and The Wharf. Non-alcoholic beverages will be plentiful. Wine served by R & L Liquors and beer supplied by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery will be available to those who are 21 years of age or older.
Kids are welcome and there will be numerous activities for them to enjoy. They’ll be entertained with old-fashioned carnival games with prizes, face painting, a balloon artist, cotton candy, and the Park’s playground. Live music will also be performed for everyone to listen and dance to!
Adult admission for the picnic is $10 in advance ($15 at the door), $5 for kids 12 and under. Food and beverage tickets are $2 each at the event, with items being one or two tickets each. For admission tickets, which may be purchased using PayPal, and information go to www.lewescanalfrontpark.org . Tickets are also available at the Lewes Chamber of Commerce, 120 Kings Highway, Lewes, 302-645-8073. Advance purchase is encouraged as last year’s event was sold out. Rain location will be at the American Legion off Savannah Road.