Auburn Heights After Hours

Auburn Heights After Hours returns for 2023! 

Join us for scenic views, craft brews and games to amuse! Every third Thursday (May–September), we open up the picturesque grounds after hours (5–8 pm) with a different food truck, featured group and other fun activities. 

Interested in being a sponsor for 2023? Click here to learn more and sign up!


Thank you to our 2023 Sponsors (check back as we add new superstar names):


General admission: $6 age 13 & up; $3 age 6–12, Members & children 5 & under free (no advance registration needed)

**ACCESS Delaware: Present your ACCESS card and receive admission or tickets for up to four people at $2 each. Not valid with any other offer or group rate. Visitors must present their ACCESS card along with a photo ID to receive the discount. Not valid on special exhibitions, special events or features, or with any other offers or groups rate. ACCESS Delaware is a region-wide initiative led by Art-Reach.

Thursday, May 18:
Food Truck:
Event Features: Exhibit opening of Stylized: The Road to Elegance, Crossroads of Fashion & the Automobile, 1900-1950. Expect fun activities throughout the museum! 
*Event is FREE for current museum professionals (with valid business card or ID)*

Thursday, June 15:
Food Truck:
On the Roll
Event Features: The Wheelmen, Delaware’s highwheel bicycle club, will be demonstrating and displaying vintage bicycles.

Thursday, July 20:
Food Truck:
Dixie’s Down Home Cooking
Event Features: TBD! Stay tuned…we have something exciting planned.

Thursday, August 17:
Food Truck:
Army of 2
Event Features: Performances by the Newark Ukesters, a local ukelele group. Guest appearance by the Newark History Museum (activity or display TBD!). 

Thursday, September 21:
Food Truck:
The Polish Connection
Event Features: Special, spooky display of original mourning clothes (as part of the New Castle Historical Society’s Hauntings in History tours) as well as other activities by the New Castle Historical Society


Further information:

  • No train or antique auto rides will be available during the After Hours programs
  • Well-behaved, leashed dogs are welcome
  • Admission includes entry to the Marshall Steam Museum

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