Spooktacular events highlight Halloween in Cape Region

Characters like these await you at Screams at the Beach near Georgetown. BY RON MACARTHUR
October 24, 2013

The scariest season of the year is in full swing in the Cape Region. Halloween events are scheduled in the area before and beyond Halloween night on Thursday, Oct. 31.

Sea Witch Halloween and Fidders' Festival, Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach, Oct. 25-27. Three fun-filled days of events in the Sea Witch Festival this year including a parade, pet parade, 5K run/walk and entertainment. The 24th annual event is sponsored by the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce. Go to or phone 302-227-2233.

Screams at the Beach, Georgetown Sports at the Beach complex off Route 9, various dates through Nov. 2 starting at 7 p.m. Check out the website for a complete schedule at or phone 302-856-7400. Coupons are available at businesses in the area.

Delaware Historic Haunts, Lewes, Saturday, Oct. 26. Sponsored by Lewes Historical Society; go to or phone 302-645-7670.

Returning From the Dead Haunted Forest, Roxana Volunteer Fire Co., Zion Church Road, various dates in October and November starting at dusk. Go to or email

Bottle and Cork Haunted House, Dewey Beach, 7 to 9 p.m., Oct. 25 and 26. Phone 302-227-3888 for more information.

Children's Fantasy Trail, Cape Henlopen State Park, Lewes, 6 - 8:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25. Meet at the Seaside Nature Center; phone 302-645-6852 for more information.

Monster Mash Up, Clear Space Theatre, Rehoboth Beach, Oct. 25, 26, 27. Go to for times.

The Graveyard Classic team handball tournament, Cape Henlopen High School, 5 to 9 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26. Sponsored by the school's Leo Club.

Cape May-Lewes Ferry Boo Cruise, Lewes, 12:45 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 27. Go to or phone 800-643-3779 for more information.

Trick-or-treat hours in Cape Region towns are:

Lewes: Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31.

Rehoboth Beach: 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 26, at Rehoboth Beach merchants.

Rehoboth Beach: 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31.

Dewey Beach: 6 to 7 p.m., Friday, Oct. 25, at Dewey Beach merchants.

Milton: Thursday, 6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31.

All three Tanger outlets, Route 1: 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 31.