Faerie Fest

The Faerie Festival at Rockwood is a magical day celebrating childhood imagination! Children and adults enjoy live performances by the area's premier dance and theatre companies, with outdoor games, Tinkertown, a variety of faerie crafts, storytimes, costume parades, and more. Also, vendors sell faerie wares and delicious food. Over 3,000 people attended Faerie Fest in 2021.

Sign up to join our Special Events Volunteer Team at Faerie Fest! 

Special Events Volunteer Application (volgistics.com)


12 - 4 p.m.
Free Admission

Rockwood Museum & Park

Parking & Festival Shuttle Rockwood Office Park
501 Carr Road

Faerie Fest Activities

  • Dance and Theatre Performances

  • Costume parades with special guest characters

  • Pirate & Faerie Crafts

  • Pirate and Faerie Games 

  • Tinkertown- hosted by Delaware Children’s Museum

  • Pixieland craft stations

  • Bounce Houses

  • Free Play Games and Activities

    • Bubbles

    • Chalk on Rocks

    • Imagination Playground

    • Hula Hoops and more

  • Wishing Bridge

  • Story Time in the Park with New Castle County Libraries

  • Free Rockwood Children’s Tours

  • Faerie Vendors

  • Food Vendors

Fantastical FoodS & Treats

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Faerie Wares and Wonders

Amanda Roses Parlor

Moore CandlesPlease

Avalon Days Designs

Party Business Face Painting and Sand Art

Charlotte McBride

Pierpont’s Creations

Creative Cutting Maven

Precious Sudz

Cute as a Button Designs by Hema

Rivers Edge Driftwood Art

Five Fanciful Fairies

Sew Good to See You

Gigi and Cat


Jewelry by Kennedy

The Lonely Art

Jill Daisy Crochet

Tuloh's Nest

John's Toy Sand

Unexpected Spark Studios

*NEW* Private Photo Shoots in Your Mythical Costumes

Faerie Photo Shoot Images

Family photo sessions in Rockwood’s famous fantasy gardens in your best faerie costumes.

Sept 18 | 15-minute sessions from 12-4 PM | Pricing begins at $150

Rockwood is reserving its most enchanted gardens for your fantasy family photos during our famous Faerie Festival. Come enjoy the celebration and preserve your memories with professional portraits, sprinkled with faerie-magic photoshop, by La Bella Vita Event Company (www.PhotographybyLBV.com). 

To make your reservation, contact Museum Director Ryan Grover at 302-650-2513 / ryan.grover@newcastlede.gov. Come dressed to sparkle.