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What better way to spend a Tuesday than to celebrate National Night Out. We have compiled a list of places in Delaware and surrounding areas for you to participate with your friends and family. National Night Out started as a community-police awareness event and has grown into an event that residents look forward to every year.

Taking place on the first Tuesday in August, National Night Out has enhanced the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement. You can find more information at and find a list of local spots to celebrate below.


  • Newark, DE

    Academy Street, Newark

    National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes strong police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live and work. Together, we are making that happen.

    From 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm, neighbors throughout Newark and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on their front porch lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and law enforcement.

    The event provides a chance for the public to meet and interact with local first responders and to learn about what they do on a daily basis. Agencies will be showcasing some of their equipment and specialized units.

    The following agencies have confirmed their attendance:

    Newark Police Department
    University of Delaware Police Department
    Delaware Natural Resources Police
    Delaware Department of Correction Probation & Parole
    Aetna Hose, Hook & Ladder Company
    University of Delaware Emergency Care Unit
    Delaware Air National Guard

    The following events are scheduled to take place throughout the night:

    Newark PD K9 Unit demonstration
    Aetna HHL fire prevention and vehicle extrication demonstrations
    Newark PAL trailer with games and activities for the kids

    Snacks and drinks will be available free of charge.

    The UD Creamery truck will sell their legendary locally made ice cream.

  • Milton, DE

    The Milton Police Department and the Town of Milton will host the 2022 Milton Night Out on Wednesday, August 3rd.

    The event will be from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Milton Memorial Park. You can join in the building and strengthening of the Milton community with food, refreshments, local vendors, free raffles, and tons of fun for all ages.

  • Dover, DE

    DOVER — The Dover Police Department will host a National Night Out event on Aug. 16 from 6-8.

    The gathering will bring Dover officers, other emergency agencies and military personnel to one location, where residents can meet them, see their equipment and form a positive relationship, the department said.

    In addition to demonstrations by these agencies, Night Out will feature fun activities for all ages, plus food and beverages while supplies last. The event will be held at Dover High School, 1 Dover High Drive.

    Dover police request that political candidates and officials not campaign during Night Out.

  • Deptford, NJ

    Deptford Township is hosting National Night Out at The Deptford Recreation Center from 6pm  to 8pm. There will be free food, music, and events for the whole family compliments of the Philadelphia Flyers Community Caravan.

  • Bordentown, NJ

    National Night Out in Bordentown takes place at Joseph Lawrence Park from 6-9pm on Tuesday, August 2nd. Activities include a meet & greet with township officers, food and refreshments, emergency vehicles on display, K9 demonstration, obstacle course, cops vs kids basketball, games, music, and lot’s more!