Dewey Beach, located between the Atlantic Ocean and Rehoboth Bay, offers beach sports and activities as well as great restaurants, majestic sunsets, live music, dancing, and nightlife that are world famous for adults of all ages.

The Resort Area hosts many events for fun-seekers of all ages.  Shoppers can find shore bargains at the spring and fall Sidewalk Sales held in May and October.  During the spring, Dewey Beach hosts several music festivals and during the summer you will enjoy the free Monday night movies and Wednesday night bonfires on the beach at Dagsworthy Avenue.  Other fun activities on the Beach and Bay include: junior lifeguard program, environmental outreach program, yoga on the beach, skimboarding, surfing, kayaking, paddle boarding & SUP yoga classes, jet ski, pontoon boat & water craft rentals, surf fishing, crabbing & sport excursions, sailing, windsurfing, kite boarding and 5K runs/walks.  The fun doesn’t stop there!  The fall brings events such as the Music Festivals, Greyhounds and the Sea Witch® Halloween and Fiddlers' Festival.

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The Summer Movie & Bonfire Program is produced by the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce.  For more information, please call 302-227-6446.  

Donation Based Monday Night Movies on the Beach

Bring your family and a beach chair to Dewey Beach for family movie night! Movies will start at approximately 8:30 PM on the beach at Dagsworthy Avenue in Dewey.  Glow necklaces available for $1 donation.

  • June 24, 2019 – Lego Movie 2
  • July 1, 2019 – Trolls
  • July 8, 2019 – Beauty and the Beast (2017)
  • July 15, 2019 – Finding Nemo
  • July 22, 2019 – Ralph Breaks the Internet
  • July 29, 2019 – Peter Rabbit
  • August 5, 2019 – Marry Poppins Returns
  • August 12, 2019 – Incredibles 2
  • August 19, 2019 – Hotel Transylvania 3

Donation Based Wednesday Night Bonfires on the Beach

Want “S’MORE” fun? Bring your family, beach chair and some marshmallows to the beach at Dagsworthy Avenue in Dewey for a bonfire! Bonfires will be held on Wednesdays from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM.  $1 donation gets roasters a jumbo marshmallow and you can borrow a stick for roasting while supplies last.  Glow necklaces available for $1 donation.

  • June 26, 2019
  •  July 3, 2019
  • July 10, 2019
  • July 17, 2019
  • July 24, 2019 **LOCATION CHANGE for July 24 ONLY - bonfire will be moved to Van Dyke Street – Bayside in Dewey Beach**
  • July 31, 2019
  • August 7, 2019
  • August 14, 2019
  • August 21, 2019

PARKING is FREE between the hours of 5 PM-11 PM on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings!

Movies and Bonfires are donation based activities; your contributions are appreciated!

These events are WEATHER DEPENDENT. In event of inclement weather, cancellations will be determined no later than:

  • 7:00 PM on day of event – MOVIES
  • 6:00 PM on day of event – BONFIRES

Notice of cancellation will be posted to the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce's Facebook page. Staff will notify Dewey Beach accommodations of cancellations made prior to the start of an event. If weather is clear, events will take place as scheduled, but may end at any time due to weather conditions.

2019 Top Sponsors

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  • Weis Markets – 2019 Official Dewey Beach Movies & Bonfires Program Sponsor
  • WRDE NBC Coast TV – Perfect Wave Sponsor
  • Delaware Today – Perfect Wave Sponsor
  • Grotto Pizza – Tidal Wave Sponsor
  • Custom Mechanical – Barrel Wave Sponsor
  • DART First State – Barrel Wave Sponsor
  • Seaboard Hotels – Barrel Wave Sponsor
  • The Bellmoor Inn & Spa – Swell Wave Sponsor
  • Blue Moon – Swell Wave Sponsor
  • County Bank – Swell Wave Sponsor
  • Jack Lingo – Swell Wave Sponsor
  • M&T Bank – Swell Wave Sponsor
  • Tidemark Federal Credit Union – Swell Wave Sponsor
  • WSFS Bank – Swell Wave Sponsor
  • Affinity Energy – Rip Wave Sponsor
  • Arena's – Rip Wave Sponsor
  • Bayhealth – Rip Wave Sponsor
  • Buffalo Wild Wings – Rip Wave Sponsor
  • Cape May - Lewes Ferry - Rip Wave Sponsor
  • Charles Schwab – Rip Wave Sponsor
  • First Rate Movers – Rip Wave Sponsor
  • Fulton Bank – Rip Wave Sponsor
  • Hyatt Place Dewey Beach – Rip Wave Sponsor
  • Kilwins – Rip Wave Sponsor
  • Preston Automotive Group – Rip Wave Sponsor
  • Sussex County Women’s Journal - Rip Wave Sponsor 
  • Trinity Logistics – Rip Wave Sponsor

2019 Movie & Bonfire Summer Series in Dewey Beach brought to you by the Rehoboth Beach - Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Center!

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