Open Streets Wilmington: Delaware Ave

Open Streets is a shared front yard, a mobile Central Park, a place for neighbors…
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Date
Saturday, September 18

Event Details

Date
Saturday, September 18
Location

Delaware Ave between Scott St. and Brinckle Ave

Event Type
Ticket Cost
Free

Event Website

Description

Open Streets is a shared front yard, a mobile Central Park, a place for neighbors to spend time together. Open Streets Wilmington takes place once a month, closing streets to motor vehicles to create space for outside activity. Walk, bike, run, roller blade, dance. Visit local businesses. Enjoy children’s activities, fitness classes and much more!

Open Streets Wilmington is a collaborative initiative of Urban Bike Project, West Side Grows Together, and the Open Streets Wilmington steering committee.

 

Dining on Delaware: Walk, bike, or rollerblade to brunch! Open Streets Delaware Ave connects you to Dining on Delaware and tons of outdoor dining options in Trolley Square.

Check out the great restaurants in Trolley Square that will be open during Open Streets:
Pinji’s CafeBrew Ha HaGianni’s PizzaEl Diablo BurritosCafe Verdi
Honey Bee Market and Kitchen Opa! Opa!Trolley Tap HouseCatherine Rooney’sKelly’s Logan HouseTrolley Square Oyster HouseSoutheast Kitchen

Event Schedule

All Event (9am – 12pm)

Free Bike Repairs w/ Urban Bike Project
Visit the repair stand for help from friendly mechanics with repairs and bicycle tune-ups, free of charge!

Free Bike Rentals w/ Buccinni/Pollin Group
Enjoy a free ride! Rentals are for 30 minutes.

Play Streets w/ Wilmington Dept of Parks and Rec
Play equipment for kids, including jump ropes, hula hoops, basketball and more.

Tennis w/ Rodney Street Tennis & Tutoring Assoc.
Nets will be set up in the street! Rackets and balls provided.

Fight Hate w/ Gloves & Fine Black Art
Boxing drills with experienced trainers; mindfulness coaching; art projects and coloring books for kids

Produce Giveaways w/ Honey Bee Kitchen
Pick up a free share of locally grown produce!

Voter Registration w/ League of Women Voters and 8th Ward Democratic Committee

Corn Hole w/ the Delaware Air National Guard

Water Games w/ Open Streets Wilmington
Cool off with super soakers!

Save on Energy w/ Help Initiative
Learn about resources and programs that can save you money on your power bill

Club Pilates
Learn about classes offered by their Pike Creek studio, and enter to win a free 1 month membership!

Highlands Community Association info table

9am – 9:45am
Yoga in the Streets w/ Petite Yogi
Family friendly yoga; class lasts 30-45min

10am – 11am
Yoga in the Streets w/ Flyogi
Mini yoga classes for beginners! Classes offered every 15 minutes

Time TBD
Salsa dancing with Rueda

Walk and Bike to Open Streets!
The Open Streets Delaware Ave route connects Rockford Park, Alapocas Run State Park, Brandywine Park, and the Northern Delaware Greenway, all without ever having to share space with cars. Check back soon to learn exciting ways to incorporate Open Streets Delaware Ave into your morning walk or bike ride.

Parking Information
Coming soon! Check back for information on free parking along the route, for both visitors and residents.