Opportunities include arcade games, basketball, bicycling, boating,
claming, concerts, crabbing, fishing,
fitness centers, go-carting, golf, jet
skiing, museums, parasailing, sailboarding,
sailing, scuba, sunbathing, surfing, swimming, tennis, volleyball,
water skiing and water slides.
Our beach is fantastic and provides opportunity for family fun.
Stroll along the boardwalk and enjoy the Atlantic. The annual
Boardwalk Arts Festival takes place in September. Live
entertainment and concerts are offered on summer evenings at
Bethany's Bandstand located at
Garfield Parkway and the Boardwalk.
The Bethany Beach Nature Center provides an
opportunity to learn about and view flora and fauna found in the surrounding
wetlands. Beautiful, full-color panels inside the center provide an
education for children and adults.
All along the coast divers explore shipwrecks and those who have
metal detectors scan our beaches looking for old coins and ship
parts, which regularly wash up on to the beaches.
Biking through the town's bike paths is encouraged. Take the
Heritage Trail Tour by bicycle or foot.
Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce sponsors an
Ocean-to-Bay Bike Tour each year.
The Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce also sponsors
surf-fishing tournaments featuring
a $ 25,000 prize to any angler who catches a fish that breaks
the state record.
The Sussex County Library located at 43 Kent Avenue offers
books, magazines, newspapers, audio and video DVD's & tapes and access to
the Internet. You can reach it at (302) 539-5231.
The Nanticoke Indian Museum and Tribal Powwow is held in the Millsboro,
DE area each September with ceremonial dancing, music, crafts, food and
storytelling. The museum, which presents artifacts and the history of the
Delaware Nanticoke Indian tribe is located at the intersection of Route 24 and
Route 5, east of Millsboro.