Ice Cream Festival At Rockwood Park This Weekend

The annual Ice Cream Festival at Rockwood Park in New Castle County promises a delightful weekend for families and ice cream enthusiasts. Scheduled for June 29-30, 2024, the festival will take place in the picturesque setting of Rockwood Park, offering a perfect blend of history, nature, and delicious treats.

This year’s festival features a wide array of ice cream vendors from across the region, showcasing unique and classic flavors to satisfy every palate. Attendees can look forward to sampling artisanal ice creams, frozen custards, and gelatos, with options ranging from traditional vanilla and chocolate to inventive combinations like lavender honey and bourbon caramel.

In addition to the ice cream, the festival boasts an exciting lineup of entertainment and activities. Live music from local bands will fill the air, creating a festive atmosphere. Families can enjoy a variety of games and activities for children, including face painting, inflatable rides, and craft stations. The festival also includes a curated selection of food trucks offering savory treats to complement the sweet indulgences.

Rockwood Park, with its historic mansion and beautifully landscaped gardens, provides a charming backdrop for the event. Visitors are encouraged to explore the park’s trails, take a guided tour of the mansion, and relax in the shaded picnic areas.

Proceeds from the festival support the Friends of Rockwood, a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving the park and its historic structures.