Winter Wonderfest

Friday, November 17, 2017-Monday, January 1, 2018


Winter Wonderfest returns bigger and brighter this year! 

Presented and organized by Festival of Cheer, Inc., Winter Wonderfest (recent recipient of Southern Delaware Tourism's Best New Event award) and the Christmas Village return to the Lewes Terminal this holiday season bigger and brighter! Packed with indoor & outdoor fun for the whole family, the Christmas Village includes the Visit Delaware Ice Rink, five amusement rides, Santa's Workshop, games, pictures with Mr. & Mrs. Claus, nighly entertainment and new this year, the Lodge, a heated tent serving bites & beverages. And don't forget to head over to Cape Henlopen State Park for the Light Spectacular, with 30% more lights than last year and a new & improved route. Over 1.5 miles, it features more than 90 dazzling light displays! Shuttles are available from the Lewes Terminal. 

Dates: November 17, 2017 - January 1, 2018.

Times: Vary by activity, click here for more information.

Pricing: A la carte per activity, see below for package suggestions. Not taking the ferry? Purchase tickets directly from Winter WonderFEST, click here to learn more.

Light Spectacular Shuttles: $5. Available beginning at 5pm, departing approximately every 20 minutes until 8:20pm. 


Christmas/New Years Week Schedule:

Dec 21 - 23: Ice Skating (12 -9pm), Christmas Village, games & rides (5-9pm), Light Spectacular (5-9pm)

Dec 24 - 25: Ice Skating, Christmas Village, games & rides closed, Light Spectacular (5-9om)

Dec 26 - Dec 30: Ice Skating (12 -9pm), Christmas Village, games & rides (5-9pm), Light Spectacular (5-9pm)

Dec 31: Ice Skating (12 -7pm), Christmas Village, games & rides (12-7pm), Light Spectacular (5-9pm), Face Painting and Balloon Artist (1-4pm), Magic Shows (3pm, 4pm, 5pm, 6pm), Beach Ball Drop (7pm)


Suggested WinterFEST Ticket Options

All tickets are a la carte, but we've put together a few suggestions. Call 800.643.3779 and mention any of the options below and our Customer Service team will be happy to set them up for you or alter as necessary!

Family Four Pack $65 (normally $82), includes:
Round-trip foot passengers – 2 adults and 2 children
Shuttle for 4 people 
25 tickets
Take the Kids Pack $60 (normally $75), includes:
Round-trip foot passengers – 1 adult and 3 children
Shuttle for 4 people
25 tickets
Big Kids Pack $60 (normally $76), includes:
Round-trip foot passengers – 4 adults
Shuttle for 4 people
Den Leader Pack $105 (normally $130), includes: 
Round-trip foot passengers – 2 adults and 6 children
Shuttle for 8 people 
25 tickets 
Festival Ticket prices (available at festival or online)
10 for $10 (available at festival only)
25 for $20 (available at festival only) 
60 for $40 (available online or at festival)
100 for $60 (available online or at festival)


About Winter WonderFEST

Winter WonderFEST is presented by Festival of Cheer, Inc - a new nonprofit organization. Founded in 2016, the organization was formed to provide greater cultural activities for residents and visitors of the Cape Region, and to raise funds to support the efforts of incredible organizations that create a brighter future for Sussex County. Proceeds from Winter WonderFEST will be reinvested into the community through a grant program. Focusing on projects that provide solutions for health, education, art & culture, and environment, these will be awarded Bi-Annually to nonprofit organizations that serve residents or visitors of Sussex County, Delaware.


Lewes Terminal

43 Cape Henlopen Drive
Lewes, DE 19958
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