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Memorial Day Weekend 2021 Close to Lewes Events


As the weather slowly becomes warmer and the month of May is coming to a close, Memorial Day weekend has come around once again to mark the beginning of the summer season. Many people are traveling or making plans for various reasons this upcoming weekend and in turn there are many things happening close to the Lewes area for both locals and travelers to partake in. Below is a sampling of upcoming events that you can be on the lookout for and maybe add to your plans.

Close by in Milton is the return of the Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival located at the Milton Municipal Park from 9am-3pm on Saturday, May 29th. What you can expect to find here are crafts, kayaking, vendors, and exhibits geared towards the environment and much more. For more information regarding this event or to find out what else is going on in the town of Milton, you can go to the Milton Chamber of Commerce calendar which you can go to by clicking on the following link: https://www.historicmilton.com/events/ .

In Georgetown on Sunday, May 30th there will be a Sussex County Memorial Day Service located at The Circle at 1:30pm sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, Korean War Veterans Association, and the Georgetown-Millsboro Rotary Club according to the Cape Gazette website. To read more about this event you can click on the following link https://www.capegazette.com/article/sussex-county-memorial-day-service/220430 .

On Monday, May 31st in Lewes there will be a DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) Memorial Day Wreath Laying Ceremony located at the Lewes Presbyterian Church starting at 10am. For more information about this event you can click on the following link https://www.davidhalldar.org/ . On the same day at 11am there will be a VFW Memorial Day

Ceremony located at 101 State Road in Rehoboth Beach. To learn more regarding this event and what to expect you can click on the following link http://rehobothvfw.org/calendar.html .

Above are only a few events that will be happening this Memorial Day Weekend in Sussex County. Below you can find a list of resources to find other events for this coming weekend or for any other dates you may find yourself in the area. Regardless if you are traveling, staying home, looking for something to do, or just having a get-together with friends and family please stay safe and I hope you have an enjoyable weekend. https://www.capegazette.com/calendar https://www.leweschamber.com/events https://www.historicmilton.com/events/ https://www.cityofrehoboth.com/events