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We all know that there has been a lot of work recently done in downtown Wilmington. It's pretty cool to see the Wilmington Riverfront Named One Of The Best In The USA.

We can’t say it enough, the Wilmington Riverfront seems to get more and more beautiful every year. It’s gaining attention from travelers and out of towners with each passing season. And now, it has been named in Fodor’s 15 Best Riverwalks In The Country.

There has been a lot of work recently done in downtown Wilmington. It’s pretty cool to see the Wilmington Riverfront Named One Of The Best In The USA.

Fodor’s Travel

Fodor’sTravel covers the best of the best all over the world. They recently curated their list of the top 15 Riverfronts in the USA. You can see the FULL LIST here.  The focus here is on fine dining, open-air concerts, beautiful landscapes and more.

San Antonio, Chicago, Louisville and Cincinnati took the top 4 spots. Detroit, Breckenridge, Tampa Bay and Reno all fell in line. Chattanooga and then our very own Wilmington made the list. Greenville, South Carolina and Alexandria, Virginia also made the cut. Both of which aren’t that far of a trip from Delaware.

Chattanooga, Napa, Providence and Portland rounded out the list to complete the 15 best Riverfronts in the USA.

Wilmington was recognized for its many outdoor activities, including outdoor dining, art attractions, and shopping.

Wilmington Riverfront Restaurants

A few of our favorite local spots were highlighted as well including Constitution Yards Beer Garden, Iron Hill Brewery, Taco Grande and Riverwalk Mini Golf.

With a Riverfront that appeals to all ages, it’s easy to see why Wilmington made the cut on this respected list.

Not to mention, you can visit Old Swedes Church and the Rocks where Peter Minuit and the Kalmar Nyckel first landed.

If you’re looking for more fun things to do at the Wilmington Riverfront this summer, just visit the page that has it all! VISIT WILMINGTON


6 Wilmington Delaware Outdoor Events to Look Forward to This Spring and Summer

With the warm weather right around the corner, we’re all eager to get outside again and enjoy outdoor events. Delaware Reddit chimed in with the Delaware events they’re looking forward to. WJBR will be present and has been present at these events for years! Along with outdoor dining, live music, breweries and wineries opening up, there’s also plenty of outdoor events to look forward to this Spring and Summer. Mark your calendars for these special events and plan to attend them!

Wilmington is constantly growing and hosting new events, so I wouldn’t be surprised to see more start popping up. These events are staples of Delaware and are really just a glimpse of the special things that go on in the small state.

  • Point to Point at Winterthur

    Hosted on Sunday May 7th, 2023 at Winterthur. Each year crowds gather to tailgate the Point to Point steeplechase, along with pageantry and fun for the whole family. This event is extremely popular within the Northern Delaware area especially. This event has been going on for 45 years.

  • Ladybug Festival

    Hosted on June 2nd, 2023 in Wilmington. The Ladybug Festival is a music festival featuring solely women musicians, bands, and performers. It’s a celebration of women and music and it’s all hosted in the core of Wilmington. This event has been going on since 2012.

  • Greek Festival

    Hosted June 5th thru June 10th in Wilmington, Delaware. The Greek Festival is home to the Greek community and all who wish to learn more about the culture, try their foods and drinks, and do a bit of dancing. There’s even a fun zone for kids and families, as well as an open market for arts and crafts by vendors.

  • Italian Festival

    Dates to be announced. Hosted in Wilmington Delaware. The Italian Festival in Wilmington is similar to the Greek Festival and aren’t to far apart from one another. There’s plenty of food, drinks, Italian culture and customs, and dancing.

  • Clifford Brown Jazz Festival

    Dates to be announced. Hosted in Rodney Square. The Clifford Brown Jazz Festival is the largest free jazz festival on the East Coast and attracts people from all over.

  • Wilmington Grand Prix

    Hosted May 19th thru May 21, 2023. The Wilmington Grand Prix is an early-season stop on USA Cycling’s (USAC) National Racing Calendar, which is made up of the top bike races in America.

IG @deannaontheair Deanna started her radio career in Reno, Nevada. A jersey girl at heart, she found her way back to the east coast and is now the Morning Show lead at WJBR. Check out Deanna and Justin In The Morning weekdays 5:30-10am!

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