Rehoboth Beach, Delaware

Rehoboth Beach, DelawareImagine that first glimpse of the ocean, that stretch of blue-green that trails off forever into the horizon. Imagine the oaks and pines that shade the residential streets and the landmarks that make Rehoboth Beach, such as the huge, orange Dolle's sign shading the Boardwalk. It is a combination of these things that has attracted millions of visitors, and given Rehoboth the honor of being "The Nation's Summer Capital."

Rehoboth has an eclectic population of artists, politicians and social activists. The area also has a thriving gay community whose members play an active role in cultural and civic groups. As Rehoboth Beach continues to grow, city leaders worry it may lose some of what makes it special, such as the beach cottages and tree-lined neighborhoods.

It all began when the "Sea Hath Spoken." The Reverand Robert W. Todd was worn out in the summer of 1872 after weeks of camp meeting services in Wilmington, Del., so the Methodist pastor retreated to the Ocean Grove Camp on the New Jersey shore. Upon returning to Wilmington, Todd told his flock about his revival in a sermon using the words, "And the sea hath spoken." In the weeks that followed, Todd was consumed with the idea of a religious retreat by the sea. He said his vision of Rehoboth Beach came to him in a dream.

The Rehoboth Beach Camp Meeting Association, created by the Methodist Episcopal Church, purchased 400 acres in what is now central Rehoboth Beach for just under $10,000. Lots were laid out to form a fan shape, to give all landowners a view of the sea. It wasn't long and the first camp meeting started in the summer of 1873. Worshippers built humble, framed cottages called "tents," starting in the area that is now called The Grove. It only lasted about eight years.

Rehoboth Beach, DelawareApproximately 14 years later, an attempt was made to revive the camp meeting, and in that first year dozens of lots were sold. The bylaws were interesting in that anyone within a mile of the camp was expected to abide by the rules. Thus the very first hotel was built in what is now Dewey Beach. The hotel, known as The Douglass House, was just outside the one-mile limit, meaning patrons could consume alcoholic beverages, unlike those staying in Rehoboth Beach.

As time moved on more and more people flocked to the area to seek that quiet resort vacation. It took some folks approximately two days to travel to Rehoboth in a Model-T Ford, with many stops to change and repair flat tires. Others preferred to come a different way by taking the train and ferry. However, it was the construction of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge, which opened July 30, 1952, and then the addition of a second span, which opened June 28, 1973, that really brought about change, and a large influx of people, to Rehoboth Beach. Later, the annexation of Rehoboth Heights, now south Rehoboth, nearly doubled the size of the newly popular city.

Others credit Rehoboth's boom to housing developments such as Pot-Nets and Indian Landing that were created in 1962 on the Long Neck Peninsula. There was also Wall Street's stellar ride with technology stocks in the mid-1990s, a boom that carried many into the second-home market.

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Rehoboth Beach Events

June 25, 8:00pm - 9:15pm

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The Singing Sergeants is the official chorus of the United States Air Force. Stationed at Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling in Washington, D.C., the group is one of six musical ensembles that comprise The U.S. Air Force Band. Featuring 23 active duty Airmen musicians, the Singing Sergeants presents more than 200 performances annually performing a wide range of musical styles, from traditional Americana, opera, and choral standards to modern Broadway and jazz. The Singing Sergeants regularly perform with their instrumental combo and in smaller configurations, such as duets, Barbershop quartets and specialized musical ensembles, at military and civilian ceremonial and diplomatic functions, education outreach events and local concerts throughout metropolitan Washington, D.C. Originally formed as a men’s chorus in 1945 from the rank and file of The U.S. Army Air Forces Band, the Singing Sergeants became the first premier military chorus to integrate women in 1973. Today, the group’s members often perform for the Department of Defense and other high-level military and civilian functions, using music to bridge language and cultural differences and helping advance positive diplomatic relations through song. The chorus is regularly featured at regional and national music education conferences, including the American Choral Directors Association, the Music Educators National Conference and Chorus America. At varied venues, the Singing Sergeants reach a diverse audience with the beauty and power of music. As part of The U.S. Air Force Band, the Singing Sergeants honors those who have served, inspires American citizens to heightened patriotism and service, and positively impacts the global community on behalf of the U.S. Air Force and the United States. The excellence demonstrated by these Airmen musicians is a reflection of the excellence displayed by Airmen stationed around the globe. Each member is proud to represent all Airmen, whose selfless service and sacrifices ensure the freedoms we enjoy as citizens of the United States of America.

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June 26, 8:00pm - 9:15pm

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The 80’s! A time for classic coming of age movies, big hair, and some pretty crazy fashions. The glue that held it all together of course was the music. The Reflex serves as a perfect reminder of that great music of a decadent decade. Step inside the DeLorean and get ready to go back in time…The Reflex delivers the ultimate musical tribute to the 80’s! The band’s goal is to recreate—some might even say mirror—the sound, vibe, and look of those 80’s mega-bands and one-hit wonders you love. The Reflex offers a full-on retro experience with a diverse set list of “must play” 80’s tunes, including songs by Bryan Adams, Blondie, Duran Duran, the Go-Go’s, Journey, Cyndi Lauper, Madonna, Whitesnake and many more! Close your eyes and you might just think you’re hearing Heart, Dexy’s Midnight Runners, Prince or even A Flock of Seagulls live in concert. The band has been asked to perform with Naked Eyes, Survivor, Uncle Cracker, VA Coalition and other 80’s icons. It regularly headlines large 4,000-5,000 outdoor festivals, radio station events and a numerous high profile benefits. This five-piece band is available for club dates, private parties, and corporate events in the Mid-Atlantic region and the East Coast. Born in 2000 but forged in the neon of the most decadent of decades, The Reflex is the Ultimate 80s Tribute Band. The Reflex regularly is found performing across the East Coast, rewinding time to recreate the sounds, look, and intensity of the best songs the 80s has to offer. Step inside the DeLorean for The Reflex’s full-on retro concert experience of all your favorite bands! The Reflex is definitely a band you don’t want to miss especially after being awarded 2019’s Best Cover Band award in DC. With their exceptionally high energy show, The Reflex regularly can be found headlining 4,000 – 5,000-person festivals, radio station events, and private parties. So dust off your Jordache jeans, tighten up that fanny pack, throw on your Members-only jacket, slip into some Vans, and prepare yourself for the sounds of The Reflex: The Ultimate 80s Tribute Band.

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June 27, 8:00pm - 9:15pm

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Gringo Jingo is headed up by Steve Reed (Carlos) who has been playing “serious” lead guitar for 35 years. By “serious”, we mean he is fresh off the Vegas live music scene, playing regular gigs at casinos and showrooms in sin city. His resume includes a national tour with “Sir Rod,” a wildly popular Rod Stewart Tribute act. He’s opened for Molly Hatchet, Motorhead, and the Guess Who. Every band member has their own extensive resume including 2 professors of music at area colleges. These seasoned musicians have the talent, chemistry, and presence to woo over audiences of nearly any demographic. The show comes with the serious instrumentation needed to reproduce the rich, velvety smooth sounds of Carlos Santana. Why Santana? His music appeals to a wide audience. Classics like “Black Magic Woman” and “Evil Ways” and contemporary hits like “Smooth” and “Maria Maria” draw a diverse crowd. People of all ages and backgrounds really get into Santana and Gringo Jingo performs his material with a party-like exuberance. No one will be sitting by the end of the set!

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July 2, 8:00pm - 9:15pm

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Frontiers is the world’s number one tribute to Journey. These five talented, skilled, renowned NYC area musicians recreate the music of Journey to perfection, note for note – every nuance, every iconic riff, all the feels. Frontiers covers all the greatest hits of Journey, taking you back to the late 70’s during Journey’s magical inception with Gregg Rolie and Neal Schon, and to the 80’s with Steve Perry and Jonathan Cain, when Journey’s timeless, chart topping hits such as Open Arms, Separate Ways, Send Her My Love, Faithfully, Stone in Love, Don’t Stop Believing, Who’s Crying Now, Anyway You Want It, and many others ruled the airwaves. When both Steve Perry and Neal Schon proclaim to the world via Twitter that Frontiers is their favorite Journey tribute band, you know you’re in for an authentic, unmatched, amazing experience. @StevePerryMusic tweeted: “Hands down, Frontiers is my favorite tribute to Journey!” @NealSchonMusic tweeted: “My favorite Journey tribute band FRONTIERS! ”

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July 3, 8:00pm - 11:00pm

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Performing from 8-9:15pm prior to the fireworks and then again until 11pm following the fireworks! It would be hard to find a band that has more fun than The Funsters. That is why they are still entertaining thousands of people after decades of playing together. In this ten-piece band there has not been one personnel change in twelve years. That tells the whole story of the secret of The Funsters’ success. Not only are these guys great musicians who share a pride in each other’s musical abilities, but they are also friends. This spirit and camaraderie on stage is what sets The Funsters apart from other bands offering the same type of musical entertainment.

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Rehoboth Beach Restaurants

NameLocationPhone
1776 RestaurantRehoboth Beach, DE302-645-9355
59 LakeRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-5900
Adriatico Italian RestaurantRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-9255
Aqua GrillRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-9001
Arena's DeliRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-3895
Atlantic Seafood CompanyRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-2093
Back Porch CafeRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-3674
Big Fish GrillRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-9007
Blue Moon RestaurantRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-6515
Cafe PapillonRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-7568
Captain's Table RestaurantRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-6203
Casa DileoRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-8660
Casapulla's SouthRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-7827
Catchers Crab & Lobster HouseRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-1808
China WokRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-8545
Claws CrabhouseRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-2529
Confusious Chinese CuisineRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-3848
Crabby DicksRehoboth Beach, DE302-645-9132
Crystal RestaurantRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-1088
Cultured PearlRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-8493
Dogfish Head Brewings & EatsRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-2739
Dos LocosRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-3353
Eden CafeRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-3330
El DoradoRehoboth Beach, DE302-645-1596
EspumaRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-4199
Fins Fish HouseRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-3467
Franco's Pizza and PastaRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-3454
Frogg Pond TavernRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-2234
Go FishRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-1044
Grottos PizzaRehoboth Beach, DE302-645-5880
Gus & Gus PlaceRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-3329
Iguana GrillRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-0948
Irish Eye'sRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-5758
Jake's Seafood HouseRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-6237
Jerry's Subs & PizzaRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-9600
Just In ThymeRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-3100
La Tolteca Mexican RestaurantRehoboth Beach, DE302-644-3994
Louie's PizzaRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-6002
Mama Celeste's PizzeriaRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-4482
Mariachi Restaurant & BarRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-0115
NageRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-2037
Nicola PizzaRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-2654
Obie's by the SeaRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-6261
Ocean Point GrillRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-1127
Planet X CafeRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-1928
Purple ParrotRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-1139
Red Square Restaurant & Caviar BarRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-7782
Rehoboth DinerRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-0908
Restaurante SaleroRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-8630
Ristorante ZebraRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-1160
Roadhouse Steak JointRehoboth Beach, DE302-645-8273
Robin Hood RestaurantRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-0770
Sammy's KitchenRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-1168
Seaside Thai CuisineRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-9525
Stoney LonenRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-2664
Summer HouseRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-3895
Thrasher's French FriesRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-8499
Victoria's RestaurantRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-0615
Yesterday's All-American RestaurantRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-5444
Zogg'sRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-7660

Rehoboth Beach Shopping

NameLocationPhone
AccentsRehoboth Beach, DE302-645-6690
Blooming BoutiqueRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-1216
Carlton'sRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-3590
Liquid Board ShopRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-7130
Quiet Storm Surf ShopRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-2747
Rehoboth Toy & Kite CompanyRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-6996
Sea Shell ShopRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-4323
Sea Shell ShopRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-6666
Tanger Outlets BaysideRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-9223
Tanger Outlets MidwayRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-9223
Tanger Outlets SeasideRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-9223

Rehoboth Beach Lodging

NameLocationPhone
Abbey InnRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-7023
Admiral HotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-2103
Americ InnRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-0700
Anchorage MotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-645-8320
At Melissa'sRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-7504
Atlantic Sands HotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-2511
Atlantis InnRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-9446
Avenue Inn & SpaRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-2900
Beach View MotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-2999
Bedazzled Bed & BreakfastRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-9482
BellmoorRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-5800
Bewitched Bed & BreakfastRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-9482
Boardwalk Plaza HotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-7169
Brighton Suites HotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-5780
Canalside InnRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-2006
Cape SuitesRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-3342
Comfort InnRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-1515
Crosswinds MotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-7997
Delaware InnRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-6031
Econo Lodge ResortRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-0500
Hampton InnRehoboth Beach, DE302-645-8003
Henlopen CondominiumsRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-6409
Henlopen HotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-2551
Heritage Inn and Golf ClubRehoboth Beach, DE800-669-9399
High Seas MotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-2022
Holiday Inn ExpressRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-4030
Holly HavenRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-8378
Lighthouse Inn Bed & BreakfastRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-0407
Lord Baltimore LodgeRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-2855
Oceanus MotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-8200
Pirates Cove MotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-2844
Printz Motel Efficiency ApartmentsRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-9411
Quality Inn & SuitesRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-2400
Rehoboth Guest HouseRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-4117
Rehoboth InnRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-2410
Royal Rose Inn Bed & BreakfastRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-2535
Sandcastle MotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-0400
Sea Esta Motel IVRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-5882
Sea N StarsRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-2742
Sea Voice InnRehoboth Beach, DE302-858-7173
Shore InnRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-8487
Silver Lake Guest HouseRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-2115
Sirocco MotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-9324
Summer Place HotelRehoboth Beach, DE302-226-0766
The Breakers Hotel & SuitesRehoboth Beach, DE302-227-6688
Wild Swan InnRehoboth Beach, DE302-645-8550

Rehoboth Beach Real Estate

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