Holiday Open House at Rockwood

With thanks to our presenting donor:

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Delmarva Power proudly presents the Holiday Open House at Rockwood Park & Museum

Bring your family out for Holiday Open House with exceptional entertainment, fun festive crafts, costumed characters, refreshments, food trucks and FREE photos with Santa! The event also includes our Holiday Shoppe selling gifts for the whole family, wonderful performances by dance, music, and choral groups, tours of the holiday display in the museum, and a joyous light display in the gardens surrounding the Mansion and Carriage House.

Make-and-Take craft presented by Delaware Children's Museum.

Cookies and refreshments provided by Kenny Family Foundation and the Rockwood Park Preservation Society.

Food Trucks:

Featuring performances by:

Free parking and shuttle from Rockwood Office Park, 500 Carr Road in North Wilmington.

This event is FREE, but we will be collecting canned and non-perishable food items that will be donated to the Absalom Jones Community Center Food Closet.

December 
6 & 7

5-9 p.m. both nights

Rockwood Park & Museum


Free shuttle 

and parking at 501 Carr Road


(302) 761-4340


Special thanks to our additional event donors:

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RPPS

Event Schedule

Friday, December 6

Outside by the big hemlock tree

6 p.m.Mount Pleasant High School Choir
6:15 p.m.Lighting of the Tree and Menorah

Museum

5-9 p.m.Photos with Santa, Free Museum Tours
5:30 p.m.
Mount Pleasant High School Flute Ensemble 
6:30 p.m.
Mount Pleasant High String Quartet
7:30 p.m.
Mount Pleasant High School Flute Ensemble 
7 p.m.Reading: 'Twas The Night Before Christmas
Immediately following
the reading
El Capik on autoharp 

Carriage House

5-9 p.m.Holiday Gift Shoppe 
Refreshments provided by Rockwood Park Preservation Society and the Kenny Family Foundation


Make-and-Take Craft with the Delaware Children's Museum 
5:30 p.m.Dance Delaware
6:30 p.m.Small Wonder Jazz Singers and #Hashtag Jazz Choir
7 p.m.Kathryn Cimenello's School of Dance
7:45 p.m.Delaware Arts Conservatory
Snow Queen Preview
8:30 p.m.Citali DE Mexico

Outside  and under the tent

5-9 p.m.Holiday Lights, Roaming Characters
5-7 p.m.Live Remote with WSTW
6:30-9 p.m.DJ Mr. Joyner
Mount Pleasant High School Choir


Saturday, December 7

Museum

5-9 p.m.Photos with Santa, Free Museum Tours
5-9 p.m.Quoc-Anh Nguyen on piano 
7 p.m.Reading: 'Twas The Night Before Christmas

Carriage House

5-9 p.m.Holiday Gift Shoppe 
Refreshments provided by Rockwood Park Preservation Society and the Kenny Family Foundation


Make-and-Take Craft with the Delaware Children's Museum
 
5 p.m.Fierce Dance Academy
6 p.m.Jhankaar Bollywood Dance
7 p.m.First State Ballet Theatre
7:30 p.m.Pieces of a Dream, Inc.
8 p.m.Imagination Players

Outside  under the tent

5-9 p.m.DJ Mr. Joyner
6 p.m.Street Xpressions Dance and Art Academy
7 p.m.The Bayard Borchestra


Directions to Rockwood Office Park – Event Parking and Shuttle

GPS Address – Rockwood Office Park: 501 Carr Road, Wilmington Delaware, 19809

From the South:

I-95 South to Exit 9 (Marsh Road). 

  • Make a left at the bottom of the off ramp onto MARSH ROAD, take a right onto CARR ROAD.
  • Make a right into Rockwood Office Park.  
  • IF CARR ROAD IS CLOSED continue on MARSH ROAD to WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION.
  •  Make a right onto WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Continue to CARR ROAD. 
  • Make a right onto CARR ROAD. 
  • Make a left into the Rockwood Office Park.

I-495 South to Exit 4A Governor Printz Boulevard. 

  • At the end of the off ramp continue across GOVERNOR PRINTZ BOULEVARD onto EDGEMOOR ROAD. 
  • Continue to WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Turn right onto WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Continue to CARR ROAD. 
  • Turn left onto CARR ROAD.  
  • Continue on CARR ROAD.
  • Make a left into the Rockwood Office Park.

From the North:

Travel Alert:  The Northbound I-95 Exit 9 (Marsh Road) is closed.

I-95 North to Exit 8 (Concord Pike). 

  • Follow sign for CONCORD PIKE/WILMINGTON to the right. 
  • Stay to the left for “TO MILLER ROAD/BROOM ST-EAST.” 
  • At the light take a right into the left turning lane (inside the curb). 
  • Tour left onto BROOM STREET. Continue straight (slight right) onto MILLER ROAD. 
  • Continue to LEA BOULEVARD. 
  • Turn right onto LEA BOULEVARD. 
  • Continue to WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Turn left onto WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Continue to CARR ROAD. Turn left onto CARR ROAD. 
  • Continue on CARR ROAD.
  •  Make a left into the Rockwood Office Park.

I-495 NORTH to Exit 4 Governor Printz Boulevard. 

  • At the end of the off ramp continue across GOVERNOR PRINTZ BOULEVARD onto EDGEMOOR ROAD. 
  • Continue to WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Turn right onto WASHINGTON STREET EXTENSION. 
  • Continue to CARR ROAD. 
  • Turn left onto CARR ROAD.  
  • Make a left into the Rockwood Office Park.