1pm – 4pm between 18th St. and Concord Ave.
Open Streets Wilmington is joining forces with Jefferson Street Center to bring Open Streets to Wilmington’s northwest! Come out for a BIG event as we celebrate our final Open Streets event for the year. This is one you won’t want to miss!
Interactive Event Map:
Open Streets Raffle: Check-in at any of the vendors and activities along the route. You’ll receive a raffle ticket for each vendor you visit. Winner gets a 3 month membership to YMCA Delaware!
All Event (1pm – 4pm)
Free Bike Repairs w/ Urban Bike Project
Visit the repair stand for help from friendly mechanics with repairs and tune-ups, free of charge!
Free Bike Rentals w/ Buccini/Pollin Group
Enjoy a free ride! Rentals are for 30 minutes.
Live Music w/ Tanksley!
Tanksley’s raspy vocals blend with an effortless falsetto in original jazz and soul inspired rock songs. Provided by:
Music w/ DJ Timdogg
While live music entertains on one end of the course, DJ Timdogg will have you on your feet at the other end.
Interactive Theater w/ Delaware Shakespeare
Enjoy a brief performance of Shakespeare, an interactive activity, and an original poem! Performances offered every 30 minutes.
Fight Hate w/ Gloves & Fine Black Art
Boxing drills with experienced trainers; mindfulness coaching; art projects and coloring books for kids
Tennis w/ Rodney Street Tennis & Tutoring Assoc.
Nets will be set up in the street! Rackets and balls provided.
Cooking Demos & Produce Giveaways w/ the Food Bank
Learn about healthy recipes and leave with a free recipe card and ingredient kit! Giveaways are first come, first serve.
Fitness Challenge w/ CoreTen Fitness
Win prizes by testing your strength on the battle ropes, competing in an adult obstacle course, and more.
Free Spine Assessments w/ Diamond Chiropractic
Fitness Wheel w/ YMCA
Spin the fitness wheel to see what exercise it chooses for you. Complete the exercise to win free YMCA swag!
PlayStreets w/ Wilmington Department of Parks and Rec
Play equipment for kids, including jump ropes, hula hoops, basketball and more.
Science and Math Fun w/ Let’s P.L.A.Y.
Activities for kids of all ages. Make your own playdough, design a popsicle stick catapult, and more!
Cornhole w/ Air National Guard
Street chess w/ Freire Charter School
Street chess presented by Freire Charter School with two-time National Champion coach and Principal Nate Durant.
Nature Fun w/ Delaware Nature Society
Hands-on nature exhibit, fun for kids and adults!
Learn about classes offered by their Pike Creek studio, and enter to win a free 1 month membership!
Delaware History w/ Mitchell Center for African American Heritage
Learn about African American history in Delaware; free magazines and children’s activities!
Book Giveaway w/ Wilmington Public Library
Enjoy children’s crafts and free books!
Colors of Love Project w/ LeCocq Design
Free inspirational art giveaways!
Voter Registration w/ League of Women Voters
Save on Energy w/ Help Initiative
Learn about resources and programs that can save you money on your power bill
Delaware Greenways Info Table
Share your feedback on how Delaware Greenways can help improve access to the Northern Delaware Greenway Trail.
Jefferson Street Center Info Table
Conscious Connections Urban Farm
Take a survey to win a free jar of honey, pick up an application for youth employment, and learn about upcoming events.
Parents as Teachers
Children’s activities, school supply giveaways, mask giveaways, and program information.
Just P.L.A.Y. Info Table
Learn about an app that helps busy parents locate enriching activities for their children.
2nd District Neighborhood Planning Council
Resource table with information on local civic associations, lead abatement program, possible community garden in the neighborhood, and more!
Aikido Delaware Aikikai
Information about aikido classes; Find Yu-Jin Challenge – find the mascot to win a sticker!
1pm – 2pm
Yoga in the Streets w/ Flyogi
Perfect for all levels, beginners encouraged!
Food and Beverage Vendors:
Frozen Sunshine Ice Cream Truck
Serving ice cream novelties. Find them near 22nd Street.
Youth entrepreneurship program selling hot dogs and other street foods. Find them on the 1800 Block.
Parking Information: Walk, bike or run to the event, or you can utilize the following free parking in the area. Thanks to our generous neighbors for making their parking lots available for the afternoon!
Warner Elementary School
801 W. 18th Street
Wilmington DE, 19802
Distance from Open Streets event: .2 miles
Diamond Chiropractic Parking Lot
2100 Baynard Boulevard
Wilmington DE, 19802
Distance from Open Streets event: 0 miles
Due to one-way streets, you can not enter this parking lot without driving on Baynard Boulevard. If you are a resident or are arriving early before the event starts, this is a great option for you. You’ll be able to leave in the middle of the event, but you won’t be able to arrive.