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Proceeds benefit the historic gardens of New Castle's Amstel and Dutch House museums and Arasapha programs.
Help with May Market!
Dozens of volunteers make May Market possible every year, and there are many ways to help, including donating your unwanted plants, garden accessories, and household items.
Learn about the history of this beloved New Castle tradition
Click here to read an article on May Market's history and see some photos of early May Market. If you'd rather watch a video, click here to watch a one-hour webinar on May Market's history presented on its 80th anniversary in 2022. Thanks to New Castle Historical Society for making this recording available and to New Castle City Topics for publishing this article.
Spend a day in Historic New Castle
A visit to May Market can be the beginning of a lovely day in Historic New Castle. Stop by the Visitor's Center at the Arsenal on Market Street. Stroll cobblestone streets, explore shops and house museums, grab a bite at a restaurant, and walk along the Delaware River through Battery Park.