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A young visitor works with tin at a Hagley's Creek Kids event.
The following are events that families with children will enjoy.
April 28 - Saturday - 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
NatureFest - NEW All-Day Family Event
Celebrate the outdoors at Hagley’s NatureFest! This new family program combines the themes of Arbor Day, Earth Day, and May Day into one fun-filled celebration. Children can climb trees and learn about the important role water plays in everyone’s life! The day’s hands-on craft activities and nature walks will honor the du Pont family’s annual tradition of searching for the first signs of spring at Hagley. NatureFest is $2 for members, $3 for not-yet members, and free for children 5 and under. Use Hagley’s Buck Road East entrance.
June 15 and 22 - Friday - gates open at 5 p.m.
Wilmington Trust/M&T Bank Presents Fireworks at Hagley
Hagley presents a pyrotechnic masterpiece that weaves together a story illustrated through music, narration, aerial shells, and intricate set pieces. This year’s theme, “Fireworks at Hagley: The Sport of Kings” celebrates the history and pageantry of horse racing. Must be a member of Hagley to purchase tickets. Rain dates June 16 or 17 and June 23 or 24. Use Hagley’s Buck Road East entrance off Route 100 in Wilmington, Delaware.
September 16 - Sunday - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Hagley Car Show
Browse through more than 500 antique and restored cars that date from the early 1900s-1980s. The show features vehicle parades, motoring music, video and go-kart racing, and a festival food court. Activities are on Hagley’s upper property. Admission charged. Advanced ticket sales begin August 15. Free for Hagley members and children five and under. Use Hagley’s main entrance off Route 141 in Wilmington, Delaware.