Yorklyn Day 2018

by Lukas Johnson

Yorklyn Day 2018 is right around the corner and IT WILL BE BIGGER than last year!

Yorklyn, Delaware is a quaint, historic town with a charming atmosphere and gorgeous landscapes perfect for a family fun-filled event. Mark your calendar for Sunday, July 1st so you and your family don’t miss out on the live music, food trucks, craft beer, vendors, kids’ activities, and so much more.

Jungle John and his reptile friends
Jungle John and his reptile friends at last year’s Yorklyn Day

There are great options to keep the kids entertained, like special guest exhibitor and well-renowned “edutainer,” Jungle John and his reptile friends. Auburn Heights Preserve State Park will also be hosting Steamin’ Day activities like train rides, steam cars, and mansion tours.

Woodside Farm Creamery will be there serving up some of their amazing ice cream. Enjoy FREE pony rides from Cozy Quarters Farm or explore the Center for the Creative Arts for the best in arts activities, featuring an artisan’s market, a children’s art show, and awesome face paintings. Join in on the Sidewalk Chalk Festival and create a work of art in chalk and pastels on the winding trail next to CCArts along lower Snuff Mill row.

Pizza Capo Food Truck
Food and drink from local vendors

Dew Point Brewing will have an outstanding set-up with craft beer, food vendors, and a live band. The Juggling Hoffmans are bringing their jaw-dropping juggling tricks that day, which are sure to amaze and entertain all ages.

Yorklyn Day will take place from 11 a.m. to 5p.m. – six hours straight of non-stop fun and entertainment. Check out the Yorklyn Day event page for more information and awesome sneak-peeks of what this year’s event will be like. Yorklyn Day is an annual tradition you won’t want to miss!

Lukas Johnson is the Social Media & Promotion Coordinator and Interpretive Naturalist at Auburn Heights Preserve, Delaware State Parks


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