Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival

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2019 Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival

Brought to you by the team who brings you the Holiday Open House, Faerie Festival, and Sleep Under the Stars, the 2019 Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival celebrates summer with ice cream, local music, and more! A wonderful day in the gardens. 

LOTS of Ice Cream and Cold Treats!

Caffe Gelato

Dino's Water Ice

Ice Cream Shoppe

Kilby Cream

Kona Ice

UDairy Creamery

Woodside Farms Creamery


Activities for Kids

Grandpop Bubbles

Party Business Face Painting

Superstar DJ


Fun Historical Demonstrations

Fort Delaware - blacksmith

Joan Betzold - basket weaving

Greenbank Mills and Phillips Farm - spinning yarn

Delaware Astronomical Society - solar viewing

Sanderson Museum - local house museum

Winterthur Museum - art restoration activity


Local Food Court 
sponsored by Tsionas Management 

Crossan’s Kettle Corn

Famous Sgt. BOB Smoke BBQ and Grill

Farmer's Famous Fish

First State Catering

Gigi’s & Big R’s Caribbean Soul Food

Mojo Loco

Pizza Capo

The Roaming Raven

Veronica’s Kitchen


Local Music Stage
sponsored by CBM Insurance

12:15-12:45 p.m. – Wilmington Concert Opera

1:00-1:30 p.m. - Evan Fox Band

1:45-2:15 p.m. – Zupang

2:30-3:15 p.m. – Blues Reincarnation Project 

3:30-4:15 p.m. – Reese Ratliff band

4:30-5:30 p.m. – Hoochi Coochi

5:45-7:00 p.m. – Spokey Speaky


Vintage Marketplace
with First State Flea

11 plus shops with curated collections of vintage items, upcycled creations, and antiques


Author's Alley 

local authors and artists - stay tuned for list of authors

June 29

Rain date June 30

12 - 7 p.m.

Rockwood Park & Museum

4651 Washington Street Extension, North Wilmington

Parking and event shuttle at Rockwood Office Park, 501 Carr Road

Food Court Sponsor

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Entertainment Sponsor

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Proceeds from the Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival directly benefit the preservation and support of the Rockwood Museum and Park and the Rockwood Park Preservation Society.

Become A 2019 Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival Vendor

To become a vendor please call Mike Begatto at (302) 395-5624 or email michael.begatto@newcastlede.gov

ICF Fine Art, Homemade and Craft Vendor

Art, pottery, jewelry, crafts, toys, etc. We encourage vendors selling agricultural products, goods, crafts and food products that are grown, produced, hand-made or hand-crafted locally. The Department of Community Services reserves the right to use its discretion as it pertains to the participation and eligibility of vendors and the products sold at the Ice Cream Festival. Event Time 12 p.m.-7 p.m.

ICF Food Vendor

Food Permits: Pizza, hot dogs, sandwiches, burgers, steaks, etc. along with snack items such as soft pretzels, chips, candy, drinks, etc. Proof of liability insurance naming New Castle County as an additional insured is required, Board of Health Inspection, and Business License. Event Time 12 p.m.-7 p.m. 

ICF Ice Cream Vendor Permits

Ice Cream, popsicles, water ice, frozen novelties along with drinks and snack items such as chips, pretzels, drinks (hot or cold), candy.  NO HOT ITEM MAY BE SOLD other than hot drink items: coffee, tea, hot chocolate. Proof of liability insurance naming New Castle County as an additional insured is required, Board of Health Inspection, and Business License.

ICF Non-Profit Vendor

A limited number of spots are available to non-profit vendors who will provide an activity for Ice Cream Festival attendees. The Department of Community Services reserves the right to use its discretion as it pertains to the participation and eligibility of vendors and the products sold at the Ice Cream Festival.