Delaware Day Celebration at 16 Mile

Delaware Day Celebration at 16 Mile

Delaware Day Celebration at 16 Mile
Delaware Day Celebration at 16 Mile

The Delaware Day Celebration hosted by the 16 Mile Brewing Company and Techno Goobers is slated for Saturday, December 5th.   The 4th annual bash, to be held at the brewery in Georgetown has been revamped and will feature new musical guests, a hot dog eating contest, and a scrapple sculpting contest.  There will also be an all day casting competition with the Delaware Surf Fishing crew.

“This is the one and only local Delaware Day event, so we wanted to ramp it up and take the celebration to the next level. Our customers look forward to this party every year,” Said Sarah Dickinson, the Media & Events Director at 16 Mile.  “We also felt strongly that the party should benefit local organizations, so this year we are donating all of the proceeds to the Sussex SPCA Georgetown Chapter and the Food Bank of Delaware.”

This years festivities will include two well-known Blues musicians. Ashley Mitchell, a modern Blues singer/songwriter will perform at 4 PM and Lower Case Blues, voted one of the best bands in Delaware, will take the stage at 7 PM.

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No event in Delaware is complete without scrapple so Kirby & Holloway will be sponsoring a Scrapple Sculpting contest at 3 PM. The winner will take home ten pounds of that delicious local treat. A Hot dog eating contest, sponsored buy the Techno Goobers will take place at 6:30 PM in the main tent.  To secure one of the 16 spots in the contest, participants are asked to register early with a $10 fee, which will be donated to the Sussex SPCA.

“Every year we celebrate Delaware Day in honor of the day in 1787 when Delaware became the first state to ratify the constitution. Although the actual holiday is on December 7th, we have chosen to hold our own festivities on Saturday, December 5th, “ added Dickinson.

The 4th Annual Delaware Day Celebration will take place from 3 to 11 PM at the 16 Mile Brewery, 413 South Bedford Street in Georgetown.  While the event is free, guests are asked to bring canned goods, which will be donated to the Food Bank of Delaware.

Visit www. Delawareday.com for more details.

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