Exciting things are happening in Bethany Beach during the 2023 Fire & Ice Festival! 

Don't miss the unveiling of our ice sculpture on January 28th and a special showing of Jaws on the bandstand.  For full event information, click here.

Fire and Ice

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2023 Photo Contest

Photo Contest Rules:

What sets Bethany apart from other beach towns?  Show us by entering our photo contest.  What keeps you coming back?  What made you decide to move here?  Photos will be selected for the 2023/2024 annual calendar and widespread Town marketing efforts.  Photos can be of any season, event, or memory as long as they were taken in Bethany Beach.  

Official Rules:

  1. The contest is open to anyone, amateur or professional.  
  2. Photos must be taken in Bethany Beach.
  3. Entries are limited to 3.
  4. Only digital files will be accepted.  If selected, they must be in high resolution, 300 dpi or greater.  
  5. Email photos in jpeg form to with photo contest in the subject line.  Please send as attachments.  Do not put them in the body of the email.  
  6. Landscape orientation preferred.

All participants will be entered to win the Grand Prize of a 2021 VIP parking pass good for free parking at any space within Town limits during the summer season.  Those whose photos are selected will also receive consideration for placement in the 2023/2024 calendar (along with a free copy of the calendar).  Entries are due by January 31, 2023.

Summer is just around the corner.  Do you have what it takes?

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Save the dates for these must-see 

annual events.  

2023 Events

Come see one of the oldest homes in Bethany Beach and a glimpse of what life was like during the early days of the town.

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