The season might be over but the fun never ends! With the holiday months quickly approaching, you could not choose a better time to visit the Eastern Shore. Between the cool crisp airs, clear sunny skies and small family crowds, the month of October offers something memorable on the Eastern Shore. From parades to races to children activities, there is something for all ages!

Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival: [DE]
The 28th Annual Rehoboth Beach Jazz Festival will return on October 12- 15 featuring 20+ artists!
Commonly referred to as “The Greatest Festival in the World,” you do not want to miss this! Be prepared to be dazzled! For tickets or more information visit Rehoboth Jazz.

Delaware Resorts 55+ Expo: [DE]
The 2nd Annual 55+ Expo will be presenting a variety of products and services for the 55+ community. On October 21 at 9 am in Cape Henlopen High School, join us for the top 55+ related businesses including but not limited to, healthcare, senior services, support groups, physical fitness, home products and services, wellness products, electric bikes, and much more!

O.C.Toberfest Howl-O-Ween Pet Parade: [OC]
Are you an animal lover? Do you want to showcase your furry loved ones? Here is your chance! Dress your dog, cat, bird or other family pet in a devilish costume and give them their moment in the spotlight! Not an owner? No problem, come sit back and relax and cheer on your favorite contestant. On October 21st, registration begins at 12 pm and parade at 1 pm on N. Division Street on the Boardwalk.

O.C.Toberfest 7th Annual “Drive in Disguise” & Halloween Parade: [OC]
Join us on October 21st at 3 pm on the boardwalk from 27th Street to the Inlet to watch and vote for the best Halloween decorated car in the parade! Afterwards there will be Trunk or Treating between Caroline and Wicomico Streets.

O.C.Toberfest Beach Maze: [OC]
Children of all ages are invited to experience a joyful thrill and scream as they venture through the giant Halloween Beach Maze! The FREE two-weekend run maze is open, October 21-22 and October 28-29 at N. Division Street from 10 am to 5 pm on Saturdays and 10 am- 3 pm on Sundays.

28th Annual Sea Witch Festival: [DE]
Mark your calendar for a spooky weekend of fun during October 27-29! There will be activities for all ages, including arts and crafts, film nights, parades, hayrides and much more! For schedules and details please visit Beach Fun.

Great Pumpkin Race: [OC] (28th)
“The Great Pumpkin Race” returns to the Ocean City Boardwalk for a wicked side-by-side downhill race! Build your own pumpkin race car and have the other contestants frightened! Prizes will be awarded in each division, as well as for creativity.

Veterans Day
After all the spooky fun this October, don’t forget what’s quickly approaching, Veterans Day! On November 11, we must honor and thank our Veterans for serving our country. Make sure to ask The Refuge [Light House Lakes] about our Veterans Day incentives this year!