TRAFFIC ALERTS  Please be advised that road work along your beach travels may cause delays, or lane closures. Also, be aware of new pedestrian crossings. Expect slower traffic.

Traffic Alerts and Info: Memorial Day through Labor Day avoid travel on mid mornings or early afternoons on Saturdays as this is "Moving In Day" for weekly renters, and traffic is usually very heavy.  If you must travel on Saturday, be in the downtown parking areas by 9:00am.  Avoid leaving Rehoboth Beach late Sunday afternoons, as well as early Monday mornings.  On rainy days, Route 1 is very congested due to outlet shoppers.  Be sure to exercise caution and patience during your travels on Route 1 as there are many last minute lane changes and turns made. For a live traffic update:  Listen to 1380AM on your radio or go to . Live beach traffic cameras:click here.


It's a Law!!! No texting or talking on cell phone unless a Blue-tooth device is used. Must have "hands free".C


Cape Henlopen Lighthouse - Beacon, Attraction and Icon
Rehoboth Beach, Delaware – Opening on May 27, 2022, a new exhibit at the Rehoboth Beach Museum will examine the historic, artistic and symbolic legacy of the Cape Henlopen Lighthouse. Although 96 years have passed since the tower fell to the beach, it still holds an important place in the hearts and minds of local residents and is one of the most popular symbols of Delaware’s coastal community. Drawing on official records, newspaper accounts, oral histories and a wealth of photographic materials, the exhibit will outline the history of the lighthouse from its colonial origins in 1765 to its collapse in 1926. Other parts of the exhibit will highlight the lighthouse as an attraction for tourists and locals, its popularity as a subject of artists, and its continuing use as an iconic symbol. The exhibit also will feature artifacts retrieved from the lighthouse ruins, a 6’ tall model that once belonged to noted artist Andrew Wyeth, and paintings by local artist Ethel Pennewill Brown Leach.

“Cape Henlopen Lighthouse - Beacon, Attraction and Icon” will be on display through September 5, 2022 at the Rehoboth Beach Museum. The museum is located at 511 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Summer hours beginning Memorial Day Weekend are Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 3:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 9:00 to 1:00 p.m. The museum is handicap accessible. Please go to for information on exhibits and programs.


Jolly Trolley Tours
Our tours are thoughtfully created for full/part-time residents, as well as visitors, of our beautiful beach communities, and offer unique, local & day-trip experiences for those living and visiting in Coastal Southern Delaware. Individuals and small groups, families, corporate & business outings, team bonding events, bachelorette parties are our target audience for our tours.
All of our scheduled tours can be reserved & customized as a private group charter tour.
May 7th - Dogfish Weekend of Compelling Ales Transportation
May 11th - Lavender Fields Private Tour & Tea
May 25th - Books on the Bus Narrated Tour
June 12th - Wilmington Italian Festival Tour
June 16th - Philadelphia Flower Show
Freeman Arts Pavilion Pay-Per-Seat Shuttle schedule from Lewes, Rehoboth, Dewey & Bethany Beach coming soon!

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From our Nature Tours to Brewery Tours we are your safe and reliable transit professionals and are here with exciting and experiential tours for your family's, neighborhood's, and community's next group outing! Please let us know if you have any questions or updates, and thank you for your continued support of our safe and reliable transportation services.


CAMP Rehoboth theatre season to open June 23
The CAMP Rehoboth Theatre Company announced its 2022-23 season, which is set to include its most experimental and unique productions yet.

This season will center on LGBTQ stories and further CAMP Rehoboth’s mission to bring arts to the community. All shows will be directed by Russell Stiles.

The first production will be “An Evening with F.J. Hartland,” two one-act comedies set outdoors in the CAMP Rehoboth Courtyard, weather permitting. Performances will move to the Elkins-Archibald Atrium if necessary. Scheduled for June Thursday to Saturday, June 23 to 25, this show is sure to be one of CAMP’s most innovative productions yet.

The first one-act show, “Auto-Erotic Misadventure,” follows three roommates who confront the confusion of living together. Cliff is into macrame, Brandon is a D.C. call boy, and Norma just wants to be held. Drama and hilarity ensue.

The second one-act show, “Ponce de Leon is Dead,” follows another entwined trio. Giselle is a rich Florida widow looking for companionship. J.D. is a poor illegal male stripper, and Vaughn, Giselle’s hardworking CEO son, is trying to protect the family fortune. The comic pursuit of love is never-ending.

The second production of the year will be “Five Lesbians Eating a Quiche” by Andrew Hobgood and Evan Linder. It’s 1956 and the Susan B. Anthony Society for the Sisters of Gertrude Stein are having their annual quiche breakfast. As the assembled “widows” await the announcement of the society's prize-winning quiche, the atomic bomb sirens sound. Winner of the 2012 NYC International Fringe Festival as Best Overall Production, “Five Lesbians Eating A Quiche” is a tasty recipe of hysterical laughs, sexual innuendoes, unsuccessful repressions and delicious discoveries.

Show dates are Thursday and Friday, Sept. 29 and 30, and Saturday, Oct. 1, in the Elkins-Archibald Atrium.

Finally, in February 2023, CAMP Rehoboth will present “Burgerz,” a one-person show by Travis Alabanza. After transphobic slurs – and a hamburger – are thrown at theatre artist Travis Alabanza, a newfound passion is ignited. They become obsessed with hamburgers: how they are made, how they feel and smell, how they travel through the air, how the mayonnaise feels on the skin.

For more information email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 302-227-5620.


The 2022 season of the Rehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre is getting ready for family audiences and young actors and filmmakers, as well! Puss in Boots will be traveling to locations throughout Kent and Sussex Counties, bringing the excitement of live, professional theatre into every corner of Lower Delaware. Meanwhile, children ages 8-14 will be busy honing their creative skills in week-long film and theatre camps in Rehoboth Beach.

Puss in Boots is the story of an enchanted cat who uses her charm and wits to win the hand of the princess for her master, the poor miller’s son. The fabulous feline weaves a beguiling spell around the king, his daughter and a grumpy ogre, to provide the happiest ending to this delightful tale. In the tradition of RSCT, the play is performed entirely by two actors, bringing all the characters to life with lightning-quick costume changes and fast-paced fun! The script was created and originally performed by company founders Elise and Steve Seyfried.

The tour of free public performances includes: The Freeman Stage, Saturday, August 6 at 10:00 AM and Lewes Canalfront Park, Thursday, August 11 at 6:30 PM. Additional shows take place in July and August at these libraries: Rehoboth Beach, Dover, Delmar, Lewes, Georgetown, Selbyville, Greenwood, Smyrna, Seaford, Frankford and Kent County. The complete schedule is on the RSCT website. .

Delaware Botanic Gardens to open

Delaware Botanic Gardens will open for the season at 9 a.m., Thursday, March 17. The gardens’ new 800-square-foot rustic cedar restroom building has unique features, including the the living wall of plants at the entry, a cistern to capture rain for watering plants, and a rain garden by the building deck.

New garden features installed over the winter include 84,000 new spring bulbs planted in the 2-acre Piet Oudolf Meadow Garden, and the new reflecting pool in the Folly Garden, with an additional 37,500 plants and bulbs.

Delaware Botanic Gardens will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Thursdays to Sundays, at 30220 Piney Neck Road, Dagsboro.

To learn more about Delaware Botanic Gardens, go to .


History of Delaware's segregated beaches explored in new exhibit
The Delaware Division of Historical and Cultural Affairs’ Zwaanendael Museum in Lewes recently released on online exhibit called Segregated Sands: Delaware's Segregated Beaches During the Jim Crow Era.” The exhibit explores the history and stories of the Indigenous and African American experience at Delaware’s beaches during the segregation era.

“Segregated Sands” was created by Zwaanendael Museum staff members and intern Kelli Racine Barnes, a doctoral candidate at the University of Delaware studying late 18th and early 19th century African American history.To access the exhibit, go to the museum website at www.history.delaware. gov/zwaanendael-museum/. To ask questions and learn more, contact the Zwaanendael Museum at 302-645-1148 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Rehoboth Beach Museum Starts Fund Raising Campaign for Dolle’s Sign Placement
Rehoboth Beach - As has been reported by many news outlets, Rehoboth Beach’s iconic Dolle’s sign recently had to be removed from its long-time location at the boardwalk. The Rehoboth Beach Museum is pleased to announce that it will be the new location of the popular Dolle’s sign and is asking the public for help in relocating the sign. The cost of relocating the sign to the Museum is $35,000. Thanks to some generous donors, the museum already has half of the funds in hand, but needs the public’s help raising the rest of the money to make the project a reality. Members of the public who would like to make a donation can go to  and click on the link provided on the web page, or mail a check to the Rehoboth Beach Museum at 511 Rehoboth Avenue, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971.
The museum is making it clear that any donations above and beyond the total of $35,000 will go into the General Operations Fund of the museum to pay for what makes the museum run, and wants to assure donors that their donations will be well-spent. Museum director Nancy Alexander said, “Whether members of the public are looking forward to a photo op under the sign or just want to visit a familiar sight, we invite everyone to join in on the fun of preserving one of our town’s famous landmarks, and we’ll see everyone at the Rehoboth Beach Museum.”

Film and Theatre Camps to Return to Rehoboth!
The Rehoboth Summer Children’s Theatre announces the schedule of their popular film and theatre camps for 2022. Movie makers and theatre artists ages 8-14 are invited to join in these week-long sessions of enrichment, education and just plain fun!

Participants in Film Camp 1 (July 18-22) and Film Camp 2 (July 25-29) gain experience in front of and behind the camera. The campers create their own original films, learning skills, terminology and the importance of collaboration in video production. There is also a unit on the business of film, introducing budgets and staffing. Each week ends with a mini-film festival, screening the campers’ work.

Young actors in Theatre Camp A (August 1-5) and Theatre Camp B (August 15-19) join in a week of theatre games and improvisations designed to improve their acting and communication skills. Campers audition for roles and rehearse a scripted play which is performed for family and friends on Friday afternoon. The participants also receive individual coaching as each prepares a monologue for the grand finale.

The camps run Monday through Friday, 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM. The weekly fee for film camp is $395. The weekly fee for theatre camp is $350. An early registration discount is available before February 25. Camps are conducted in the Fellowship Hall of the Lutheran Church of Our Savior, 20276 Bay Vista Road, Rehoboth Beach. Registration is available online at the RSCT website . Information is also available at 302-227-6766.


Coastal Concerts 2021 - 2022 Concert Tickets
   Single tickets for each individual concert will go on sale (if available) a few weeks prior to each concert in order that we may monitor the available seating capacity and environmental restrictions for our venue. Please note there has been a minimal increase in ticket prices this year to cover increases in artist fees, piano rentals, and venue costs.
   The exact number of Season Subscriptions available is based upon the maximum seating capacity permitted by our venue (Bethel United Methodist Church) AND by our best estimate of future COVID guidelines/ restrictions. If, and when our venue adds additional seating AND/OR as state and federal guideline information is updated, we may make additional tickets available.


March 8, 2022
Rehoboth Beach recognized again as a Tree City USA
For the 31st time, Rehoboth Beach has earned recognition from the Arbor Day Foundation as a Tree City USA. Also, the city has once again received the foundation’s Growth Award for continuous improvement to its urban forestry program.

“These national recognitions from the Arbor Day Foundation are perennial in Rehoboth Beach, but that doesn’t mean that we take them – or our trees – for granted,” said Arborist Liz Lingo in a prepared statement. “The city’s commitment to tree canopy preservation, maintenance and planting are critical to safeguarding Rehoboth’s wooded seaside character, which is so highly valued by our residents and visitors.”

Rehoboth is one of 3,600 communities across the country that qualify for Tree City USA designation by meeting four program requirements: having a tree board or department, a tree-care ordinance, an annual community forestry budget of at least $2 per capita, and an Arbor Day observance and proclamation. The Growth Award recognizes communities that demonstrate year-over-year increasing levels of tree care and community engagement.


Rehoboth Beach Historical Society & Museum’s New Hours for the Winter
 The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society and Museum announces new hours starting October 1st. The new hours are Fridays 9:00am – 3:00 pm, Saturdays & Sundays 9:00am – 1:00pm. We are closed Monday-Thursday.
For more information visit  or call 302-227-7310.

Visitors are asked to comply with local and state regulations about wearing face masks. Free parking is available with timed parking passes. Members of the public are encouraged to check out planned on-line programs at


Ballroom Dancing offered at Cape Henlopen Senior Center

Intermediated/Advance classes held on Mondays – 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.; and on Thursdays – 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Beginner classes – Thursdays – 11:00 a.m. to 12 noon. Cost is $10 per person. You must be a member of CHSC. For more information call 302-227-2055.



If you are already a member of the Cape Henlopen Senior Center, you know how much we have to offer. If you are not, we want you to know what you’re missing. First of all, we have a wonderful Billiards Area with two Diamond Pool Tables. Open Play Monday – Thursday 8 AM to 4 PM. Sharing the second floor of our building is our Fitness Area featuring assorted, up-to-date exercise equipment. Just what you need to get in shape for next summer!

For those who like cards and table games, we offer Contact Bridge on Thursdays from 12:30 to 4 PM; Mah Jongg on Wednesdays from 11 AM to 2PM; Pinochle on Thursday from 10:30 AM to 4 PM; Monday is Game Day every week form 10:30 AM to 12:30 PM – we play Quiddler, Cribbage, or 5 Crown. Don’t know how to play? We have someone who will teach you!

Jackpot Bingo is the first Wednesday of each month: doors open at 11:30 AM and Games start at 1 PM (call to reserve your seat by Monday, November 1st for next month). Lunch is available. Penny Bingo fills up the other Wednesdays each month starting at 11:45 AM to 4 PM.

Like Crafts or Hobbies? Our Quilters meet on Tuesday from 8:30 to 11 AM, and the Yarners Group on Wednesdays from 9 to 11 AM. Our Woodcarvers “whittle” away on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 to 11 AM.

 When it comes to Exercise and Dance, we truly have something for everyone! Arthritis Exercise on Wednesdays from 9 to 10 am; Balance Class on Mondays form 2 to 2:45 PM; Fitness Circuit Training on Wednesdays from 9:30 to 10:30 AM; Sit and Get Fit on Mondays and Fridays form 9 to 10 AM; Tai Chi on Tuesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 and Fridays from 11:10 AM to 12:10 PM; Chair Tai Chi on Fridays form 10:05 to 11:05 AM; and Gentle Yoga on Wednesdays form 10 to 11 AM. For those who like to get their exercise from dancing we have DanceSport on Mondays from 3 to 4 PM; LaBlast Exercise on Tuesdays form 10:30 to 11:30 AM; Line Dancing (Beginners) on Mondays form 11 AM to 12 Noon; and Tap Dancing on Thursdays from 8:45 to 9:55 AM.

Want additional information? Just call the Cape Henlopen Senior Center at 302-227-2055, Monday through Friday from 8 AM to 4 PM – we will be happy to help you!


LaBlast Dance Fitness at Cape Henlopen Senior Center
   The Cape Henlopen Senior Center is offering a brand-new fitness program sure to please.
LaBlast Dance Fitness is a partner-free fitness workout created by world-renowned dancer and fitness expert Louis Van Amstel, who has been seen on ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.”
   The class is accessible for all levels, from the absolute beginner to the experienced dancer. LaBlast takes students through a diverse mix of famous ballroom dances set to favorite music from pop and rock to hip-hop and country. Participants experience the full array of dance styles from jive to foxtrot and Viennese waltz to Lindy hop.
   Whether one wants to tone the body, maintain a healthy lifestyle, learn to dance or just have a great time, LaBlast offers something for everyone.
   The class will be held weekly from 9 to 9:45 a.m., beginning Wednesday, March 24. The cost is $5 per session, and attendance is limited to 16 people. To reserve a spot, call 302-227-2055. Once the center is permitted to return to a five-day week, this class will be held at 3 p.m., Tuesdays.
   Instructor Joshua Beaver, originally from Thompsontown, Pa., began his early dance training at Movement Laboratory with Judy Williams Henry. He attended summer intensives at American Ballet Theater. He attended the Boston Conservatory and earned a bachelor’s degree in dance in 2011. After graduating, he joined ballet company Teatrul de Balet Sibiu in Romania, where he spent three seasons rising to first soloist and choreographer. During this time, he toured and performed various classical and contemporary works, and toured throughout Europe performing in theaters in Germany, Austria, Hungary and Sicily. Shortly after returning home, Beaver joined Dayton Ballet in Ohio where he spent two seasons as a featured soloist. Before the pandemic hit, Beaver was touring nationally with the Broadway musical “An American in Paris.” He currently resides in Lewes and is involved in the fitness industry.
   For more information about the Senior Center, stop in and visit us at 11 Christian Street Rehoboth Beach, DE or website .

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Rehoboth Beach Museum Releases Video of Vintage Images and Spoken Poems to Thank Supporters
   Rehoboth Beach, DE – The Rehoboth Beach Museum has released a video of spoken poems about Rehoboth Beach from a c. 1940 book by Sadie Moore Cooke. The poems are read by Michael Sprouse, and images of vintage postcards from the museum's collection and private collections are shown throughout. Sprouse is the live on-air host of the television/radio program Coastal A&E which is broadcast every Saturday morning between 11 and 12 on TV Delmarva and between 12 and 1 PM on Delaware 105.9 FM. Mr. Sprouse also created the video. The video can be viewed on the museum’s website at
The video is presented by the Rehoboth Beach Historical Society as a way to say thank you to the community and to those who supported the society throughout 2020.
   The Rehoboth Beach Historical Society wishes to thank Michael Sprouse, Delaware Humanities, The National Endowment for the Humanities, and volunteers David MacDonald and Roland Forster for making this video possible. It is dedicated to the memories of Carol and Lee Jones, ardent supporters of the arts and humanities in Delaware.
The link to the video on YouTube is here:   

Otherwise, folks can view the video by going to:

“Results of the Avery’s Rest Bioarchaeological Investigations"
   A video presentation by Raquel Fleskes, a doctoral candidate in biological anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. Fleskes is lead author of the research paper “Ancient DNA and bioarchaeological perspectives on European and African diversity and relationships on the colonial Delaware frontier” which was published in the October 2019 edition of the American Journal of Physical Anthropology. Go to the following link to watch the video.

Museum Offers Recorded Programs for Public Viewing
   Rehoboth Beach, DE - Members and friends of the Rehoboth Beach Historical Society have been treated to a fun and informative series of video programs over the past four months on topics ranging from the history of Funland to the passage of the 19th Amendment. Titled “Conversations on History,” these programs, hosted by Program Manager Marge LaFond, have been posted on the museum’s YouTube channel. The recorded videos can now also be accessed on the Society’s web page at under the “Video/Audio” tab at the top of the home page. Other topics include Religious Congregations of Rehoboth, Rehoboth Beach during the Railroad era, Ferries, Trains and Automobiles: Getting to Rehoboth Beach before the Bay Bridge, and 30 Years of CAMP Rehoboth: A Photographic Retrospective. Each program lasts about 50 minutes and can be watched at any time of any day. While there is no charge to view the programs the Society appreciates donations, which help us continue these programs.
   Donations can be made and memberships purchased on the website as well. This, and other programs, are made possible by a grant from the Delaware Humanities Forum and the National Endowment for the Arts. Members of the public may call (302) 227-7310 with questions about programs or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


DART Resumes Full Bus Service Levels, Front Door Boardings and Fare Collection on Monday, June 1
   DART will resume full-service levels starting Monday, June 1, with the exception of the seasonal Beach Bus services in the resort areas. Front door boardings and fare collection will also be reinstated.


The 25 coolest towns in America: 2019   Our own Rehoboth Beach made the list.
   Each of these 25 towns, all with populations under 100,000, offers something special and has come into its own as a destination of late. Whether you’re looking for untamed wilderness or sandy beaches, deep history or provocative art, craft cocktails or cheap beer, these are the 25 coolest small towns in the US to visit next year. Read about it here:

The Most Underrated Place to Visit in Delaware
   Rehoboth Beach has been named "Delaware's most underrated place to visit" and the Rehoboth Beach Boardwalk has been highlighted as a must-visit attraction in Rehoboth Beach, according to TripAdvisor user data.

Kids Catch-all Fishing Tournament has been recognized as one of the best kids fishing tournaments in the United States
   FishingBooker, the US’s largest platform for booking fishing trips, has made a list of the best kids fishing tournaments in the entire country. Kids Catch-all Fishing Tournament has been recognized as one of the best ones!
   Nothing is as rewarding as seeing your kid pull up their first fish. The joy you share at that moment, the pride you and your kid both feel, is what often sparks a lifelong love of angling. Still, your youngster can only learn so much from you (no matter how good of an angler you are). This is where the kids' fishing tournaments come in. These events are an ideal opportunity for your children to have fun and develop their skills, as well as make new friends.

Rehoboth Beach featured in “25 Best Family Beach Vacations to Take with Kids in the USA”
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Good news! Two DART Beach Bus Routes - Routes 201 and 204 - now run year-round. They will operate every 30 minutes, Monday through Saturday, from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.

   Route 201 provides service from the Lewes Park & Ride lot, along DE Route 1 corridor to Tanger Outlets, Rehoboth Park & Ride and Rehoboth Boardwalk. Route 204 operates between the Lewes Park & Ride and Downtown Lewes, including the Cape May-Lewes Ferry Terminal. Free parking will now be offered at both the Lewes and Rehoboth Park & Rides. In addition, the following Sussex County services (Routes 206, 212 and 215) provide Saturday service year round.

Read more here for information about fares and how to connect with the services:

   The three-minute video created for the Delaware Tourism Office, features Rehoboth Beach, Trap Pond and Nemours Estate in a virtual tour of the state. In order to promote tourism in new and captivating ways, the tour immerses viewers in the New Castel and Sussex County attractions. The video is available to view at the Delaware Welcome Center Travel Plaza on I-95 from 10AM – 2PM Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays or on the Delaware Tourism website,  click and drag on the video to get the 360 degree effect.
The Best Little Beach Towns To Visit in Summer
Rehoboth Beach made the top 10! .
Rehoboth Beach and Boardwalk is one of the winners of the Best Delaware Attraction category in the USA TODAY 10Best Readers' Choice travel award contest.  For complete information, click here.
Rehoboth Beach a Top Summer Family Destination - TripAdvisor
With summer quickly approaching, TripAdvisor recently compiled a list of “Top Summer Beach House Destinations for Families” and Rehoboth Beach tops the list!  You can find the full article here.
Rehoboth Beach Named One Of “Fifteen Waterfront Towns You Absolutely Must Visit”! has named Rehoboth Beach as one of “fifteen waterfront towns you absolutely must visit”.  To view the complete article, click here

Rehoboth Beach Museum's Call for Volunteers
   Members of the public who are looking for volunteer opportunities are encouraged to contact the Rehoboth Beach Historical Society. Volunteer opportunities include greeting visitors, working with the archives, and completing research on objects in the permanent collection. The museum offers a relaxed working atmosphere and is handicap accessible. Volunteers can work for a few hours a month or a regular weekly schedule. Those interested are encouraged to call (302) 227-7310 and ask for the museum director, Nancy Alexander.


 The City of Rehoboth Beach has received two new awards and recognitions – “Top 10 Family Beaches” from Family Vacation Critic and  “11 Mid-Atlantic Small Towns that Will Charm Your Socks Off” from


U.S. Lighthouse Society's Passport Stamps for Fourteen Foot Bank Lighthouse and the Lewes Life-Saving Station are Available at The Lewes Historical Society
   The Lewes Historical Society is excited to now offer passports and stamps for the U.S. Lighthouse Society’s Passport Program.  Lighthouse Passports are available at The Lewes Historical Society’s Zwaanendael Club Museum Store for $15.00.  The Lewes Historical Society stamp locations for Fourteen Foot Bank Lighthouse and the Lewes Life-Saving Station include the Cannonball House Maritime Museum at 118 Front Street, Ryves Holt House at 218 Second Street, and the Zwannendael Club Museum Store at 302 Savannah Road, all located in Lewes, Delaware. For more information about the U.S. Lighthouse Society, visit  To learn more about The Lewes Historical Society, visit


Rehoboth Beach Ranked #2 in "Happiest Seaside Towns in America"
Coastal Living magazine ranks Rehoboth Beach second in it's contest. Many who live, work and visit here agree! By the way, #1 was Stuart, Florida.


Lewes Historical Society Joins Delaware Library Catalog, Receives Grant to Update Website
   The Lewes Historical Society is adding its library collections to the Delaware Library Catalog thanks to the efforts of Society collections volunteer Barbara Nonnemaker who is entering close to 4,000 records from the Society's in-house database.  The Society expects to add select records from its archives to the Delaware Heritage Collection as well. The Lewes Historical Society's library and archives are available to use free of charge and by appointment.  Access to parts of the collection are available at  The Delaware Library Catalog is searchable at  to explore our library collection as well as libraries across Delaware. If you are interested in donating historical materials to the collection or scheduling a research visit, please contact the Society at 302-645-7670 or at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Additionally, the Society has recently been awarded a grant from the Jessie Ball duPont Fund of Jacksonille, Florida to improve access to all its collections via its own website.


The City of Rehoboth Beach smoking ban is in effect.
   The smoking ban includes the beach (except for up to 20 areas on the beach designated as smoking permitted areas which will be clearly marked), the Boardwalk, the Bandstand Plaza, City parks, and the street ends adjoining the Boardwalk. Signage is in place to delineate the designated smoking areas. The approved ordinance can be read by clicking here.

   A system for pay-by-phone parking is in Rehoboth Beach. Drivers are able to pay for parking with a credit card by dialing a phone number or using a smart-phone application. This new system replaces the credit card system. This does not eliminate the ability to pay for parking with quarters. For more information about pay-by-phone parking, visit
Boardwalk Plaza Hotel earns top honors
   AAA Mid-Atlantic has awarded the Boardwalk Plaza Hotel the Four Diamond Award, the travel agency's highest designation for the hospitality industry. Only 3.8% of the hotels in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Caribbean have received a Four Diamond rating, according to AAA.

Rehoboth Beach beach video
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Free Admission Policy Initiated for Visitors to Rehoboth Beach Museum
   Admission to the Rehoboth Beach Museum at 511 Rehoboth Avenue will be free for all visitors. Museum Director Nancy Alexander said, “We want to encourage more vacationers and residents alike to make visiting - and revisiting - the museum a must-do activity when they are downtown, and we think a no-charge admission policy will help achieve that goal”. Summer hours for the Rehoboth Beach Museum are Monday-Friday, 10 am to 4 pm, and Saturday and Sunday, 11 am to 3 pm. Starting November 1, the museum will be closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Monday, Thursday and Friday- hours will be 10am-4pm and Saturday and Sunday-11am-3pm. Click here for more information.
Rehoboth expands parking for disabled.
   The Board of Commissioners voted to list the new parking spots in its code at a July 16, 2010, meeting.  The new locations in Rehoboth Beach are: Two at Dos Locos Restaurant, Two at Nicola Pizza, Two at the Greene Turtle, Four in the ocean block of Maryland Avenue, One at Grenoble Place, and One at Baltimore Avenue.  The city has also been working to make the corners of intersections accessible, as well.

 Delaware Beach Life Magazine
Featuring top-notch writing and beautiful photography, this magazine is produced not only for those who live at the beach year-round, but also for part-time residents, seasonal visitors, and ''armchair travelers'' who just want to keep in touch. 302-227-9499, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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