How To Participate
Separation Day Pageant Saturday, May 4, 2019
Do you have a lovely lady between the ages of 3 and 18? Looking for an opportunity to encourage confidence, build self-esteem, and the possibility to be crowned Miss Separation Day? In preparation for the annual Separation Day Festival in June, the New Castle Jaycees are holding the annual Separation Day Pageant on May 4, 2019 to crown the Separation Day Court.Winners will receive a tiara, sash, flowers and represent their title in the Separation Day Parade on Saturday, June 8, 2019.
Food & Craft Beer Friday, June 7, 2019
Included in Friday's activities are the addition of some food vendors and craft beer vendors. This will be a family friendly atmosphere that will stop serving alcohol promptly at 9:30pm. In order to ensure a good balance of food and beverage vendors, applications will only be approved on a limited basis and need to accompany a $25.00 Vendor Fee. For exhibitor convenience, setup may start at noon on Friday June, 8th but MUST be completed by 4:45PM.
Parade Saturday, June 8, 2019
The Separation Day Parade is known for being one of the most charming and entertaining parades in Delaware. Re-enactors, bands, dance teams, classic cars, sports teams, mascots and a string band participate in a judged parade that proceeds along Delaware Street into Courthouse Square.
Complete an application to join in the fun and possibly win a trophy in any of 11 categories!
Arts & Crafts Show / VendorsSaturday, June 8, 2019
There is an Arts and Craft component designed for local artists and crafters to showcase and sell items they have created. Booth spaces accommodate a 10x10 tent. Artists provide their own tent, tables and chairs. Artists must be set up and ready by 11:00 a.m. The event begins at noon and runs until 6:00 p.m. Artists may set up as early as 8:00 a.m. All spots are assigned by the event organizers.
For-profit businesses and vendors are welcome to participate. Companies, resellers and vendors please complete the vendor application. Once your application has been approved we will assign your exhibit space. Vendor booth space accommodate a 10x10 tent. Vendors provide their own tent, tables and chairs. Vendors ly in the space. The show runs from noon to 6:00 p.m. For exhibitor convenience, setup may begin as early as 8:00 a.m.
DISCLAIMER: Vendors are required to stay until 6pm since the festival does not start until about noon. Vehicles WILL NOT be permitted before the specified time to ensure safety of our attendees. VIOLATORS WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PARTICIPATE NEXT YEAR.
Colonial BBQ Competition Saturday, June 8, 2019
Meet, Meat, and Compete with the best in the area. Bring your A game, and make sure you have the sauce!