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6 Delaware Beer Gardens to Check out This Summer

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This summer, enjoy local craft beers, unique bubbly and outdoor yard games at these six beer gardens across the First State.

By Emily Adams and Sydney Kerelo

Throughout Delaware, beer gardens have all but become synonymous with summer. Making the most of the state’s rich craft brewing culture and bucolic landscapes, there are now an abundance of great spots to check out, whether gathering with coworkers, friends or family. From rooftop hangouts to riverfront venues, here are some of our favorite local beer gardens.

Constitution Yards

Delaware’s biggest beer garden is back with handcrafted BBQ from 10th Street Barbecue, craft beers, cocktails and seasonal wine. Patrons can even enjoy a weekend filled with live music, axe-throwing with Wilmo-Axe and yard games like cornhole and giant Jenga. Constitution Yards is open Tuesday through Sunday with extended hours during the weekend.

308 Justison St., Wilmington • 407-5192

Crooked Hammock Brewery


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This backyard beach brewery is the perfect place to sip some of the brewery’s new craft beers and enjoy a backyard-inspired menu. Bring a small group of friends for a game of cornhole, or hop in a hammock and enjoy a relaxing brew.

36707 Crooked Hammock Way, Lewes • 664-7837
316 Auto Park Dr, Middletown • 601-7837

Dew Point Brewing Co.

From Thursday through Sunday, enjoy a delicious brew from this family-owned microbrewery located in Garrett Snuff Mill in Yorklyn. Its outdoor private green area spans over an acre of land with a patio and beer garden for patrons to enjoy various brews.

2878 Creek Rd, Yorklyn • 235-8429

Revelation Beer Garden


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This popular Rehoboth Beach brewery pours the highest quality brews with a one-of-a-kind experience when it brings its beer garden back to the Town of Whitehall in Middletown this summer. Revelation Rehoboth offers socially distanced tables and is open Thursday through Sunday. Be on the lookout as Revelation opens at various beer gardens around Delaware.

19841 Central St., Rehoboth Beach • 212–5674 

Midnight Oil Brewing Co. Beer Garden

This beer garden features delicious beers, ciders, wine and seltzers paired with Chesapeake Gold Farms cheese and crackers. Every weekend, Midnight Oil hosts a different food and event lineup featuring food trucks, live entertainment and more.

674 Pencader Dr, Newark • 286-7641

Thompson Island Brewing 

Celebrate the coastal Delaware lifestyle through Thompson Island Brewing’s craft beers. Experience a vacation atmosphere at this outdoor beer garden featuring ping-pong, bocce ball and delicious food.

30133 Veterans Way, Rehoboth Beach • 226-4677 

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