Wicomico County 150 Year Celebration


Wicomico County is celebrating its 150th anniversary this year, and for this sesquicentennial occasion, the County has planned a variety of events and promotions. Residents and visitors are invited to take part in the County’s 150 Year Celebration.

Brothers of the Brush Contest Launch
Downtown Salisbury, in conjunction with the Downtown Salisbury Festival
Saturday, June 3 at 7 p.m.
In commemoration of Wicomico County's 150 Year Celebration, a facial hair growing contest will take place Saturday, June 3 - Friday, Sept. 15.
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Wicomico County Presents Jimmy Charles at the Wicomico County Fair
WinterPlace Park
Friday, Aug. 18 at 7 p.m.
Country music recording artist Jimmy Charles will headline the fair's opening ceremonies.

Parade of Towns at the Wicomico County Fair
WinterPlace Park
Saturday, Aug. 19 at 1:50 p.m.
The County’s municipalities and other regions will represent their areas in the Parade of Towns, which will travel down Blue Ribbon Road. The parade will feature everything from antique vehicles to modern day floats.

Historic Village at the Wicomico County Fair
WinterPlace Park
Saturday, Aug. 19
Learn about Wicomico County’s historic attractions.

Delmarva Shorebirds $1.50 Night
Arthur W. Perdue Stadium
Thursday, Aug. 24 at 7:05 p.m.
The Delmarva Shorebirds celebrate Wicomico County's 150th anniversary with $1.50 tickets for upper level seating. Tickets on sale soon!

Courthouse Unveiling / Historical Pub Tour / Brothers of the Brush Contest Judging
Downtown Salisbury, in conjunction with 3rd Friday
Friday, Sept. 15

The Greater Salisbury Committee Gala
On Saturday, Sept. 16, the Greater Salisbury Committee, which is observing its’ 50th year in service to the community, is hosting a black-tie optional gala to celebrate Wicomico County and its’ 150th Celebration. The gala will be held at Salisbury University, in the Academic Commons. More information about the gala, including how to purchase tickets, will be coming.

The 150th anniversary will also be celebrated at Wicomico County’s annual signature events, with special promotions at Pork in the Park on April 22-23, the Good Beer Festival on Oct. 14-15 and the Autumn Wine Festival on Oct. 21-22.

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