New Castle County Alumni Club

Upcoming Events

Delaware Taco Festival with New Castle County Blue Hens

Saturday, August 26
12:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Frawley Stadium (801 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington, DE 19801)

Cost: $40

Join us for the hottest event of the summer — the Delaware Taco Festival!

Your VIP ticket will include 1-hour express early access, exclusive VIP misted party tent with private bathrooms, 5 taco vouchers, 5 drink vouchers (excludes tequila flights & shots), commemorative VIP gift bag with bottle of hot sauce, giveaways, free parking and a designated seating area for our group.

These discounted tickets will sell quickly, so get yours today!

Refund deadline is August 18, 2017.

Registration closes August 23, 2017. Unfortunately, walk-ins will not be permitted.

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Get Involved

Do you want to help plan an event for Blue Hens in the area? The New Castle County Alumni Club averages 10 events a year. We are always looking for ideas for events and volunteers to help plan them! If you are interested, email alumnet@udel.edu or call (302) 831-2341.

Your club volunteer leaders are:
President, Megan Pettingill, AS10
Vice President, Open
Special Events Chair, Eileen Brown, EG07
Young Alumni Chair, Gary Ulrich, BE15
Communications Chair, Javonne Rich, AS12
Treasurer, Clay Rowe, BE11
Regional Giving Chair, Erica Kleiman, EHD15


Past events have included:

  • Blue Hen Spin Class and Little Bob Tour
  • Life After UD: Navigating Life as a Young Alum in the Real World
  • UD New Castle County Young Alumni Happy Hour
  • Sushi Making 101
  • Service Happy Hour and Raffle
  • Family Farm Day
  • Blue Hens on the Bay
  • Phillies Game & Reception
  • Pasta Making and Dinner at CaffĂ© Gelato
  • A Day at the Delaware Children's Museum
  • Blue Hens Happy Hour and Pajama Drive
  • Dare to Care Brandywine Creek Cleanup
  • Dewey Day
  • Philadelphia Union Soccer Game and Tailgate
  • Design with a Splash of Wine at the Chesapeake Inn
  • World Rowing Championships - UD Men's Crew Send-off and Fundraiser
  • "Clay Date" at the Delaware Art Museum
  • Valentine's Day Ice Skating
  • Family Bowling
  • Tailgate Food and Beer Pairing
  • Happy Hour at Two Stones Pub Naamans
  • Paint Class at Timothy's
  • New Castle County Alumni Soccer: Rapids @ Union
  • Welcome to the Neighborhood Crab Cruise
  • Dare to Care at the Food Bank of Delaware
  • BYOB Painting Class
  • Quizzo
  • Tailgate Foods Cooking Demonstration
  • Chicago Sky vs. Washington Mystics WNBA Game & Reception
  • Philly Union Game & Tailgate
  • Happy Hour at Tyler Fitzgerald's, Wilmington
  • Alumni volunteer at UDance
  • Cooking Class with Chef Dana Herbert ('98 BE)
  • UDAA Pre-game Event at Women's Basketball Home Game
  • Holiday Decorating Party at St. Michael's School, Wilmington
  • UD Football Watch Party at Grotto's Wilmington
  • UD Day of Service - NCC Alumni at Castle Hills Park
  • The Making of the Philadelphia Int'l Flower Show Presentation
  • UD Alumni at the Blue Rocks
  • Philadelphia Union v. D.C. United Game & Tailgate
  • Sweet & Savory Dough Class at Vita Nova
  • Pasta and Sauces Cooking Demo at Vita Nova
  • College Day at AT&T National Golf Tournament
  • Tailgate Food Demonstration Class

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