Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival

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2019 Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival

Brought to you by the team who brings you the Holiday Open House, Faerie Festival, and Sleep Under the Stars, the 2019 Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival celebrates summer with ice cream, local music, and more! A wonderful day in the gardens. 

Activities for Kids

  • Superstar DJs
  • Grandpop Bubbles
  • A Party Business Face Painting

LOTS of Ice Cream!

  • Caffe Gelato
  • Woodside Farms Creamery
  • The Ice Cream Shoppe
  • U of D Creamery
  • Kilby Cream
  • Kona Ice

Fun Historical Demonstrations

  • Greenbank Mills and Phillips Farm
  • Fort Delaware – Blacksmith
  • Mount Cuba Astronomical Society
  • Sanderson Museum
  • Joan Betzold’s Basket Weaving

Local Music Stage by Gable Music

Vintage Marketplace 
by First State Flea

Much much more!

Proceeds from the Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival directly benefit the preservation and support of the Rockwood Museum and Park and the Rockwood Park Preservation Society.

Become A 2019 Old-Fashioned Ice Cream Festival Vendor

To become a vendor please call Mike Begatto at (302) 395-5624 or email michael.begatto@newcastlede.gov

ICF Fine Art, Homemade and Craft Vendor

Art, pottery, jewelry, crafts, toys, etc. We encourage vendors selling agricultural products, goods, crafts and food products that are grown, produced, hand-made or hand-crafted locally. The Department of Community Services reserves the right to use its discretion as it pertains to the participation and eligibility of vendors and the products sold at the Ice Cream Festival. Event Time 12 p.m.-7 p.m.

ICF Food Vendor

Food Permits: Pizza, hot dogs, sandwiches, burgers, steaks, etc. along with snack items such as soft pretzels, chips, candy, drinks, etc. Proof of liability insurance naming New Castle County as an additional insured is required, Board of Health Inspection, and Business License. Event Time 12 p.m.-7 p.m. 

ICF Ice Cream Vendor Permits

Ice Cream, popsicles, water ice, frozen novelties along with drinks and snack items such as chips, pretzels, drinks (hot or cold), candy.  NO HOT ITEM MAY BE SOLD other than hot drink items: coffee, tea, hot chocolate. Proof of liability insurance naming New Castle County as an additional insured is required, Board of Health Inspection, and Business License.

ICF Non-Profit Vendor

A limited number of spots are available to non-profit vendors who will provide an activity for Ice Cream Festival attendees. The Department of Community Services reserves the right to use its discretion as it pertains to the participation and eligibility of vendors and the products sold at the Ice Cream Festival.