FREE Arts Activities
FUN for Kids and Families!
June 26 - August 10

The Grand is pleased to announce the return of Wilmington's Summer in the Parks. Starting Monday, June 26, we will present 7 weeks of free arts activities for kids of all ages in neighborhoods across the City of Wilmington – PLUS special evening events for families to come out and enjoy together!


Weekday Mornings @ 9:30-10:30 AM

MONDAY                    Haynes Park (N. Franklin – W. 30th & 32nd Streets)
TUESDAY                   Woodlawn Park (4th & Ferris Streets)
WEDNESDAY             Tilton Park (N. Franklin – W. 7th & 8th Streets)
THURSDAY                Helen Chambers Playground (N. Madison & W. 6th Streets)


Weekday Afternoons @ 12-1 PM

MONDAY                    Barbara Hicks Park (Bradford & B Streets)
TUESDAY                   Holloway Park (N. Lombard & E. 7th Streets)
WEDNESDAY             Prices Run (BBW Park at N. Locust & E. 23rd Streets)
THURSDAY                Judy Johnson Park (N. Dupont & W. 3rd Streets)


Artists include: Almanac Dance Circus Theatre, ASCAB Capoeira Delaware, Delaware Art Museum, Delaware Contemporary, Delaware Shakespeare, First State Ballet Theatre, FLYOGI, Found Art Fun, GCJ Uniques, Griots Wa Umoja, Illstyle & Peace, Janina Williams World Music, LaFate Gallery, Maya Belardo Music, Minas, Music School of Delaware, Philly Vibes, Pieces of a Dream, TAHIRA, Walt the Street Dog, Warm Hugs Good Hearts, Wilmington Drama League, Yoco Knit Shop.


Weekly Evening Events

WED 6/28        6-7:30pm        Union Park Gardens      Elbert-Palmer Drum Line & Diamond State Concert Band
(S. Bancroft Parkway & S. Sycamore Street)

THUR 7/6         6-7:30pm        DCH Urban Farm          Antony & Friends
(E. 12th & Brandywine Streets)

THUR 7/13       6-7:30pm        Haynes Park                  Christina Cultural Arts Center
(N. Franklin – W. 30th & 32nd Streets)

THUR 7/20       6-7:30pm        Tilton Park                     Dance4Life
(N. Franklin – W. 7th & 8th Streets) 

THUR 7/27       6-7:30pm        Judy Johnson Park       Pristine Raeign
(N. Dupont & W. 3rd Streets)

THUR 8/3         6-7:30pm        Kosciuszko Park           Richard Raw Productions
(Sycamore & S. Broom Streets)

FRI 8/4             6-7:30pm        Stapler Park                   Wilmington Ballet
(W. 16th & N. Union Streets) 

THUR 8/10       6-7:30pm        Elbert Park                    Atiba Music & Carib
(S. Buttonwood & D Streets)


All programs/schedules contingent upon weather, subject to change.


Sponsored by the City of Wilmington.
Produced by The Grand Opera House.

Additional support provided by: