The 2017 Ice Cream Festival Is Almost Here!

 

 

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WJBR Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park 2016 from CineMavericks Media on Vimeo.

 

 

The New Castle County Ice Cream Festival is proud to partner with Nemours/Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children.  A donation to duPont Hospital for Children will be made through a portion of the Festival’s proceeds

 

Date/Time:          Saturday, June 24 10a to 7p; Sunday, June 25 11a to 5p

 

Location:              Rockwood Park, 4651 Washington Street Extension, Wilmington, DE 19809

 

Admission:           $5.00 age 13 and over, Children 12 and under free with paying adult

 

Parking:                Limited handicapped parking available. No general parking on site, please use one of the shuttle buses running continuously during festival hours.

 

Merchant’s Square (4300 Governor Printz Blvd.)

Mt. Pleasant High School (5201 Washington St. Ext.)
Rockwood Office Park (503 Carr Road)

 

  The festival is dog-friendly. Friendly dogs on leashes are welcome at the festival and on our shuttle buses.

 

Food:     In addition of the free Ice Cream Cone for every child age 12 and under provided by Hy-Point Diaries, there will be plenty of Ice Cream, Milk Shakes, Sundaes and Gelato from your local favorites and a couple of new additions.  Over a dozen food vendors serving everything your festival going taste buds could ask for and the Home Grown Café Beer/Wine Garden.

 

Entertainment:   Ride the Train, Take a picture with your favorite Characters roaming the park, Mansion Tours, Visit with the Philly Phanatic on Saturday from 1p-2p, Play Soccer on the Philadelphia Union Inflatable Soccer field on Sunday or create Giant Bubbles with Grandpop Bubbles.

                              Complete Schedules to be listed. Stay tuned.

 

Music:                 

 

The Comcast Music Stage presents the 2017 Ice Cream Festival Musical Entertainment

 

Saturday June 24th

10-11 – Ali Sperry (Nashville, TN – Americana)

11:30-12:30 – Keith Kenny – (Asbury Park, NJ – One man band)

1:00-2:00 – Brandon Mesen trio (West Chester, PA – Indie Acoustic Alternative)

2:30-3:30 – Wild Virtu – (Newark, DE – Indie Art Rock)

4:00-5:00 – TreeWalker – (Newark, DE – Indie Rock)

5:30-7:00 – The Susquehanna Floods (Elkton, MD – Southern Rock/Blues)

 

Sunday June 25th

11:15-11:20 – winner of WJBR competition

11:30-12:30 – Cecilia Grace (Baltimore, MD – Pop)

1:00-2:00 – Jahiti – (Wilmington, DE – Reggae)

2:30-3:30 – Sunday Muse – (Philadelphia, PA – Folk Pop)

Tours, Visit with the Philly Phanatic on Saturday from 1p-2p, Play Soccer on the Philadelphia Union Inflatable Soccer field on Sunday or create Giant Bubbles with Grandpop Bubbles.

                              Complete Schedules to be listed. Stay tuned.

 

Music:                 

 

The Comcast Music Stage presents the 2017 Ice Cream Festival Musical Entertainment

 

Saturday June 24th

10-11 – Ali Sperry (Nashville, TN – Americana)

11:30-12:30 – Keith Kenny – (Asbury Park, NJ – One man band)

1:00-2:00 – Brandon Mesen trio (West Chester, PA – Indie Acoustic Alternative)

2:30-3:30 – Wild Virtu – (Newark, DE – Indie Art Rock)

4:00-5:00 – TreeWalker – (Newark, DE – Indie Rock)

5:30-7:00 – The Susquehanna Floods (Elkton, MD – Southern Rock/Blues)

 

Sunday June 25th

11:15-11:20 – winner of WJBR competition

11:30-12:30 – Cecilia Grace (Baltimore, MD – Pop)

1:00-2:00 – Jahiti – (Wilmington, DE – Reggae)

2:30-3:30 – Sunday Muse – (Philadelphia, PA – Folk Pop)

4:00-5:00 – The Joe Trainor Trio – (Wilmington, DE – Piano Rock)

 

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Bring a blanket and bring your smiles for the fun filled family day brought to you from WJBR, Barry’s Events and The New Castle County Government.