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3 Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend (That Don’t Require a Beach)



As Memorial Day weekend arrives—alongside a not-so-sunny forecast—are you suffering from a bad case of FOMO? Fear not: These three foodie-friendly events will keep your calendar (and stomach!) pleasantly full.

Friday, May 25

Brews on Board

Local craft brews are served on the Wilmington & Western Railroad during a leisurely 90-minute round-trip through the valley. A variety of IPAs, lagers and ales will rotate throughout the season. Get on board, relax and crack open a cold one.

Tickets are $25 per person. You must be at least 21 years of age to ride. The train departs at 7 p.m. 

2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington • 998-1930

Saturday, May 26

First Annual Grain H2O’s Castle Cruise

Burn off last night’s beers during Grain H2O’s first annual Castle Cruise. The 17-mile bike ride benefits Bike Delaware and the Castle Trail. The ride kicks off at 8 a.m. at Grain H2O. Tickets are $15 each, and include a post-race Dogfish Head Bloody and SeaQuench Ale for riders who are 21 and older. Wooden Wheels is even offering pre-ride “fix-a-flat” lessons as well as post-ride tuneups.

3006 Summit Harbour Lane, Bear • 365-5795

Sunday, May 27

Woodside Farm Creamery’s 20th anniversary celebration

Courtesy of Woodside Farm Creamery 


This popular Hockessin ice cream spot is celebrating its 20th anniversary from 1–3 p.m. Enjoy carnival games, face painting and coloring. At 2 p.m., the celebration continues with a giant cake (everyone is welcome to a slice!). At 3 p.m., names will be drawn for the raffle that customers have been entering for with their receipts. Ten third-place winners will receive one free quart of ice cream; five second-place winners will receive five quarts of ice cream. The grand-prize winner will receive free ice cream for a whole year. Yep, that’s a total of 52 quarts.

1310 Little Baltimore Road, Hockessin • 239-9847

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