Winter Wonderfest


Cape Henlopen State Park



Dec 03, 2018 - Dec 31, 2018






The Winter Wonderfest is a seven-week long festival in Lewes that raises money for local charities - running to Dec 31. A highlight of activities includes:

  • An open-air NHL-regulation width ice rink at the Cape May Lewes Ferry terminal grounds. Admission on weekends is $10 for adults and $8 for kids. Weekday prices run a flat rate of $6 per person. That price includes skate rental.
  • A Christmas village wraps around the ice rink - with Santa's Workshop, carnival rides and games.
  • There are 150 light displays this year on the 1.5 mile ride through Cape Henlopen State Park. It will remain open on Thanksgiving and Christmas. Car passes are $15 in advance and $20 at the gate. Light Spectacular is open from 5-10 p.m. on the weekends and 5-9 p.m. on holidays. Visit
  • The mission of Festival of Cheer, the nonprofit that puts on Winter Wonderfest, is to support Sussex County charities through cultural events and health-related activities.

The Winter Wonderfest is happening Lewes, DE, just a short trip across the DE Bay from Cape May.


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