Separation Day


In Historic New Castle

June 7 & 8, 2024


Separation Day Kickoff Party

Friday, June 7, 2024 6-9pm

Enjoy live music, beer, wine, seltzers and non-alcoholic drinks along with food trucks in a block-party setting. Admission is free. Food and drink will be available for purchase. Proceeds from sale of alcohol benefit the Good Will Fire Company.

  • Featured Performer: Blue Cat Blues (unique guitar-driven sound from the Motor City)

Separation Day Festival

Saturday, June 8, 2024 noon start


  • Noon: Parade (Delaware Street)
  • 1pm: Festival and Artisan & Vintage Market (Battery Park)
  • Live Music Schedule:
  • 2:00-3:45pm - All American Band (big band and jazz)
  • 4:15-5:45pm - J.D. Webb & The Good God Damn (Americana rock)
  • 6:00-7:30 - Fuzaholics (funk, pop, jazz and soul)
  • 8:00-9:30 - What The Funk (8-piece, high-energy funk band)
  • 9:30pm: Fireworks (Battery Park)

Separation Day Parade

Progresses along Delaware Street and culminates at the review stand in front of the Courthouse. This Colonial-inspired parade features re-enactors, bands, dance teams, classic cars, local sports teams and non-profits.

Family Festival

Something for everyone in Battery Park featuring live music, games, kid’s rides, exhibitors, food & drink, beer garden featuring craft beer, wine & seltzers. Admission free. Food, drink & ride tickets available for purchase. Proceeds from sale of alcohol benefit the Good Will Fire Company.

Artisan & Vintage Market

  • Offering festival attendees an array of vendors with different talents and passions. These vendors range from pickers, makers, shop keepers, collectors, small businesses, bakers, chefs, organic product specialists, craftsman, seamstresses, creatives that work hard to bring you a handmade and one-of-a-kind item, musicians, crafters, artists and hustlers who work so hard to offer a great product. Whether it is, handmade, hand-painted, up-cycled or found, Artisan & Vintage market vendors all share the love of mixing old and new to create something completely unique to their brand and shoppers.
  • Live Music:
    Bands will be performing on Separation Day’s Main Stage from 2 p.m. until the fireworks at 9:30 p.m. See schedule above
  • Fireworks:
    Spectacular display over the Delaware River beginning at 9:30 p.m. Bring your own blanket and chair.

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