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OktDoverFest is Dover’s spin on the traditional German rite of passage and features activities for all ages. The festivities begin at 3 p.m. and will conclude at 9 pm. Loockerman Street will be closed between State Street and Governors Avenue to allow our participants to roam the retail district of Downtown Dover.
Live music from local bands will play all festival long and Dover’s restaurants and pubs will be offering street food, while your favorite food trucks will line Loockerman St. serving up their fantastic specialties and local artisans will feature crafts for sale. Delaware’s vast craft beverage industry will be well represented with vendors offering up their spirits, brews, mead, ciders teas, and wines. Look for early holiday shopping vouchers, sidewalk sales, and giveaways from downtown merchants. Bring your munchkins because there is something fun for everyone at OktDoverFest.
🔥🔥🔥 On Saturday, September 28th, enter the enchanting world of the Grammy-nominated, legendary Wailers, the original backing band to Bob Marley, and special guests for an interactive jam session on Loockerman Street Dover, Delaware. The show will take the audience on a far-out flight to Reggae space and back. During the concert, Dover community members will enjoy a magical experience: they will witness and explore the power of love and the mysteries of rasta with the sounds of classic, chart-topping reggae.
The Wailers come to Dover, Delaware direct from Jamaica after a break from touring the United Kingdom. The Wailers band welcomes travelers of all ages and will introduce them to a Reggae experience like no other.
The legendary Wailers continue their quest to bring reggae to the forefront of the world’s stage. Led by renowned bassist and founder Aston “Familyman” Barrett, and joined by original Wailers guitarist Donald Kinsey, The Wailers give audiences around the globe the opportunity to experience their unique and innovative sound.
This Legendary act will have also feature an opener from Nashville recording Artist Kayley Hill and local act The Brothers Stonesifer.
“We are extremely grateful that we are able to welcome The Wailers here in Dover Delaware and are looking forward to delivering the world of music right here in our hometown,” said Todd Stonesifer, President of Destination Downtown Dover.
The Wailers will perform on Saturday, September 28th at 6 p.m Loockerman Street Dover, Delaware.
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