Winter Wonderfest

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


Winter Wonderfest returns bigger and brighter this year! 

The Christmas Village returns 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. 

Dates: November 17, 2017 - January 1, 2018. Click here to view the November schedule at the Lewes Terminal

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. 


Your only chance to get up close & personal with the BRIGHTER Light Spectacular, featuring a new route and 30% more light displays - all while raising thousands to support Sussex County nonprofit organizations. 

Friday & Saturday, November 17 & 18 - The Grand Opening, featuring a 1 mile Fun Walk through the Light Spectacular. Registration and post walk party located at the Christmas Village at the Lewes Terminal, 4pm - 8pm. Free shuttles in & out of Cape Henlopen State Park. 

Sunday, November 19 - Timed 5k run/walk at 5:00pm, and FUN 5K dog walk at 6:00pm. Registration at the Cape Henlopen Bathhouse lot, with a post run/walk party at the Christmas Village at the Lewes Terminal.

To register for any of the Dashing Through the Show Grand Opening Weekend events, click here

The Christmas Village at the Lewes Terminal will be open from 4pm - 9pm all three nights!


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 
20 tickets
Take the Kids Pack $60 (normally $75), includes:
Round-trip foot passengers – 1 adult and 3 children
Shuttle for 4 people
20 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 
20 tickets 
Festival Ticket prices (available at festival or online)
10 for $10 (available at festival only)
20 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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