Poseidon Festival

Poseidon Festival Saturday 2022

Poseidon Festival Sunday 2022




7:30 pm

Whether you're a Jimmy Buffett fan or just a beach lover, a show with PARROTBEACH will have you singing, laughing, and dancing in the aisles. Come to the party dressed in your best Buffett outfit for added fun!  


Pirate & Mermaid Event 

Sat, May 2

10:30 am   

Come dressed as a Pirate or Mermaid to the Bethany Beach Nature Center to receive a free raffle ticket to win a prize!  Two in the Pirate Category and two in the Mermaid Category.  All activities begin at 10:30 AM rain or shine: Mermaid Tea and Cookies at the Reading Circle; Pirate Treasure Nature Scavenger Hunt on the Baldwin Trail.


Pirates on the Plaza 

Sat, May 28

1:00 – 5:00 pm 

Captain Jack and his crew will descend upon the Bandstand Plaza and lure you into the Age of Piracy when the seas were full of adventure and rules were more like guidelines. See live sword demonstrations and learn about the ways of pirate life in exciting swashbuckling shows throughout the day.  Visit with a live mermaid.  Come dressed as a pirate or mermaid for your chance to win prizes in our costume contest and be crowned Mr. & Ms. Poseidon.   

Chris Sacks

Chris Sacks Band

Sat, May 28 

5:00 pm 

This band is best defined as a swirling mixture of red-blooded American music blended with the blue seawaters of the Caribbean. Captain Quint fans will know Chris as a former member.  He has since opened for national acts such as Michael Ray, Joe Diffie, Lorrie Morgan, Pam Tillis and Mo Pitney


Aloha Summer Luau Show

Sat, May 28 

7:30 pm

Say Aloha to summer with an enchanting journey through the Polynesian islands complete with pulsating drums, exotic dancers and a fire knife performance.  See a revue of dances from Hawaii, Tahiti, Samoa, and New Zealand.  You’ll even learn how to dance the hula.

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Bubble Magic

Sun, May 29

1:00 – 4:00 pm

“Thought Bubbles” offers a peek into the marvelous mind of a magic maker, incorporating bubbles, sleight of hand, and storytelling.  The artist will also provide ambient giant bubbles before and/or after her shows.  



Marine Science Camp

Sun, May 29

1:00 – 4:00 pm                  

 Gain an appreciation for our marine life and environment in a fun open-classroom setting by the sea.  This award-winning program will explore seals, sea lions, sharks, and coral reefs through interactive hands-on activities.



Meet & Greet

Sun May 29

5:30 – 7:00 pm

Meet and greet our Town lifeguards, police, and fire personnel to learn how to prepare for a potential coastal emergency.  See the Town Mobile Command Center, Sussex County Command Post, and water rescue vehicles up close.

Country Current

U.S. Navy Country Current

Sun, May 29

7:30 pm

Country Current performs a blend of modern country music and bluegrass and in support of our active-duty Sailors

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VFW Memorial Day Service

Mon, May 30

11:00 am