Things To Do

We are excited to welcome you to NERIC2023! Outside of our sessions and workshops, our attendees can take advantage of the many activities and restaurants that Wilmington Delaware has to offer!

Wilmington Riverfront Walk

Enjoy a riverfront walk, access to restaurants and activities like mini golf, ice cream, and more on the Wilmington Riverfront Walk. View a map of it here


Learn more about the many amazing restaurants available in Wilmington:

  1. On the Wilmington Riverfront, walking distance from Chase Center (12 min or less)
    1. Big Fish Grill: 4 min
    2. Ciro Food & Drink: 9 min
    3. Constitution Yards Beer Garden: 9 min
    4. Del Pez Mexican Gastropub: 8 min
    5. Docklands Riverfront: 12 min
    6. Drop Squad Kitchen: 3 min
    7. Iron Hill Brewery: 6 min
    8. River Rock Kitchen: 1 min
    9. Taco Grande: 6 min
    10. Timothy’s: 3 min
    11. Ubon Thai Cuisine: 5 min
  2. Other Downtown/Greater Wilmington Dining Options
    1. American
    2. International Cuisine
    3. Outdoor Seating
    4. Breweries, Pubs, & Taverns
    5. Café, Coffee, and Desserts
    6. Vegan/Vegetarian


Sculpture Garden Happy Hour at the Delaware Art Museum: Thursdays, 4:00-8:00 PM Enjoy live music, seasonal beverages, food trucks, vendors, and lawn games. Take a stroll in the sculpture garden and toast to summer in a lively, artful atmosphere.

The 2023 Wilmington Riverfront Summer Concert Series feat. Gerry Timlin (Family Night with Irish Folk Music): Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 PM

Constitution Yards Beer Garden open daily offering classic American fare, an ever-changing rotation of craft beers, seasonal specialty cocktails, and wine. Wilmo axes located at Constitution Yards offers axe throwing!

Bardea Steak Happy Hour: Tuesday-Friday, 5:00-6:00 PM