New Year's Eve in Delaware 2013
The state of Delaware, situated in the eastern United States on the Atlantic Ocean, is not only one of the smallest states but also has the distinction of being the first to join the union. The state’s neighbors are Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania with Dover being the state capital and Wilmington the largest city. The state is home not only to several historic places, wildlife refuges and museums but, in addition, several fairs and festivals (e.g. the Bethany Beach Jazz Funeral Riverfest in Seaford, Rehoboth Beach Chocolate Festival and Apple Scrapple Festival in Bridgeville) are organized in the state, attracting millions of tourists every year. If you're looking to celebrate New Year's Eve 2013 in a big way, Delaware’s cities and towns have lots to offer.
The largest city in Delaware, Wilmington hosts an array of cultural events and attractions. On New Year's Eve, the entire city comes alive with First Night, an annual alcohol-free festival featuring cultural shows, musical acts, exhibits and food throughout Market Street Mall and vicinity. New Year’s Eve is celebrated in downtown Dover with entertainment, games, fireworks and the traditional ball drop. Children of all ages are invited to the Biggs Museum to participate in crown decorating activity. All materials will be supplied and staff and volunteers will be on hand to assist the children. So, if you are searching for a classy place to usher in the year 2013 that caters to the needs of those in all age groups Delaware is the place to be.