A fun day and educational event for the whole family
Mark your calendar to come out and honor the importance of Delaware’s marine life and coastal reserves. Spend the day learning about the wonders of the sea and the significance of preserving our coastal resources. Interact with researchers, participate in hands-on activities, and attend presentations covering a variety of topics.
Family-friendly activities will inlcude an event-wide treasure hunt for answers to questions about the environment and Coastal Day exhibits. Other activities will include meeting a range of sea animals, horseshoe crabs to dogfish sharks, as well as listening to live music, vendor displays, and seafood favorites from some of the best local chefs on the shore!
This annual event runs 11am-5pm - rain or shine at the UD’s Hugh R Sharp Campus, 700 Pilottown Road, Lewes, DE 19958. Admission and Parking are FREE! Sponsored by UD’s College of Earth, Ocean and Environment and the Delaware Sea Grant College Program. For more information, call the University of Delaware Environmental Public Education Office at 302-831-8083, the Delaware Sea Grant Program at 302-645-4234 or email DeCoastDay@udel.edu