While many (but not all!) of
the tickets for CAMP Rehoboth’s Women’s FEST have been sold, there are many
free ways to enjoy the largest and best event for women in the Mid-Atlantic
region. Several of the planned activities are open to the public at no charge,
and nearly all of the sporting events are open to observers. Women’s FEST draws
thousands of women for four days of sports, dancing, entertainment, activities,
and camaraderie, held in a variety of venues in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, from
April 27th through April 30th. For the current schedule and ticket availability, check out the FEST Schedule tab and the Event Tickets tab.
The free Women’s FEST fun
begins Thursday, April 27, 7–10 p.m., with the traditional Georgette Krenkel
Welcome Dance at the Rehoboth Beach Convention Center. This event, which is
open to all, provides a chance to mingle, connect, and reconnect with friends
old and new.
Free activities continue
Friday, April 28th. At 9:45, participants will gather at Bikes to Go,
174 Rehoboth Avenue, for a casual bike ride. This popular activity
combines a bit of exercise with fun and friendship. From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.,
nurses from Beebe Healthcare will provide health screenings at the CAMP
Rehoboth Community Center on Baltimore Avenue. Also at the community
center, CAMP Rehoboth will host the FEST ART 2023! Art Reception from 3–5
p.m. View the artists’ work on the way to happy hour or another activity.
On Saturday, April 29, the
public is invited to the Women’s FEST Expo, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Rehoboth
Beach Convention Center. This free event features vendors and exhibitors
offering items of interest to women. Vendors will be offering a tempting selection
of jewelry, photography, t-shirts, scarves, chocolate, books, and artwork.
Artists participating include those who use acrylic, watercolor, and
resin. Women’s FEST is welcoming several new vendors this year: an artist who
paints pet portraits, a massage therapist, a hair product vendor who will be
doing demonstrations, and a vendor selling electric bikes. Also present
will be nonprofit organizations providing important information and resources
for women on topics such as breast cancer, sexual assault, and other important
On Sunday, April 30, at 9
a.m., participants will meet at CAMP Rehoboth for Broadwalk on the Boardwalk,
an event that raises funds for the Delaware Breast Cancer Coalition.
Participants run or walk to commemorate those lost to cancer, celebrate
survivors, and educate others. Enter for free and raise money through donations
and sponsorships. Proceeds will go toward programs that increase breast cancer
awareness, promote the importance of early detection, provide access to mammograms,
and provide support and resources to men and women in our local community who
are newly diagnosed or facing recurrence of breast cancer.
Audience members are welcome
at many of the Women’s FEST sports events. These include an 18-hole golf tournament
at The Rookery South golf course, Thursday, April 27, at 9 a.m.; a pickleball
doubles tournament at the Dave Marshall Tennis Center on Friday, April 28, at
7:30 a.m.; a 9-hole golf scramble at the American Classic Golf Club on Friday,
April 28, at 9 a.m.; and a cornhole doubles tournament on the beach in front of
the Atlantic Sands Hotel on Saturday, April 29, at 10 a.m.
CAMP Rehoboth Women’s FEST
strives to create and maintain an inclusive and accessible environment that
empowers all persons, including persons with disabilities, to participate in
our event. If you or your companion have any needs related to accessibility,
please contact Hope at Hope@phoenixaccessibilityteam.com.
Proceeds from Women’s FEST
benefit CAMP Rehoboth (a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation) and support the
activities and programs it provides to the Rehoboth community. The organization
operates a full-service community center; offers a variety of activities,
cultural events, service projects, and educational programs; and advocates for
a community of inclusion in Rehoboth Beach. For more information, go to