A Message From The Mayor

Date Posted: Thursday, April 20th, 2017

Welcome to the Town of Fenwick Island, Delaware. Incorporated in 1953, Fenwick Island is a quiet beach town with vibrant neighborhood businesses and seaside homes in between the Atlantic Ocean and the Little Assawoman Bay. The town provides public parks for recreation and maintains a one-mile beach guarded by the Fenwick Island Beach Patrol.  The […]




New Parking Permit System

Date Posted: Friday, June 15th, 2018

Our parking kiosk is now up and running!  If you need an hourly, daily, weekly, or summer permit, they can be obtained at the parking kiosk in front of the Police Station. For residential hang tags, they still can be picked up at the Police Station, Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.




Beach Replenishment Update

Date Posted: Wednesday, June 6th, 2018

Update on the beach replenishment project from the Army Corp of Engineers (as of 6/13/18): Work in Fenwick Island is now scheduled to begin on July 28. The replenishment will take approximately 13 days to complete, weather permitting. Additional information about the USACE Bethany/South Bethany and Fenwick Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction Project: Project Description […]




65th Birthday Celebration – 7/1/18

Date Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

Save the date!  We look forward to seeing everyone at our birthday celebration on July 1st from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.!!




American Flag Disposal Drop-Off

Date Posted: Friday, June 1st, 2018

When an American flag becomes worn, faded, torn or soiled, it should be retired and replaced with a new flag. There are several ways to respectfully dispose of the American flag without showing disgrace. The most common method is burning the torn or tattered flag in a special ceremony. As a service to the community, […]




Historic Cottage & Lighthouse Tour 10/6/18

Date Posted: Thursday, May 31st, 2018

Historic Coastal Towns invites you to join us for the second annual Historic Cottages and Lighthouse Tour Featuring Fenwick Island, Delaware Saturday October 6, 2018 10am to 4pm Tickets on sale August 1, 2018 at Made by Hand (South Bethany), Sea Shell City (Fenwick), Ellen Rice Gallery (Ocean View) and www.thequietresorts.com (Bethany-Fenwick Chamber of Commerce). […]




Forgotten Cats

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Forgotten Cats provides a Trap, Neuter, and Return (TNR) program for cats in our area.  The cost of the program is covered by a grant, so there is no charge to you. Please email: trapping@forgottencats.net to obtain a trap to capture the cat.  For more information about this program, please visit:  http://www.forgottencats.org/TRAPPINGINSTRUCTIONS.doc




Town of Fenwick Island Flag

Date Posted: Thursday, May 24th, 2018

We now have 2 x 3 Town of Fenwick Island flags available for purchase for $25! Stop by Town Hall from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. and pick yours up today!




Parking Permits 2018

Date Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2018

Parking Permits are required from May 15 – September 15. Below is the parking permit fee schedule, as of April 27, 2018:   Hourly (2 hr. minimum)   $2.50 Daily                                $20 Weekly                    […]




Fenwick Island Lighthouse Rehabilitation

Date Posted: Monday, May 7th, 2018

Rehabilitation of keeper’s house set to begin at Fenwick Island Lighthouse Beginning this spring and continuing into the summer of 2018, the Delaware Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs will be conducting rehabilitation work on the exterior of the keeper’s house of the Fenwick Island Lighthouse.  The lighthouse complex is managed by the division which leases […]




National Hurricane Preparedness Week: May 6-12

Date Posted: Thursday, April 12th, 2018

National Hurricane Preparedness Week is May 6-12.  Are you ready if a hurricane hits our Town? Here are some facts on how hurricanes are named: Native Americans called these storms Hurakons, after “a great spirit who commanded the east wind.” Spanish explorers adopted the word and then began giving hurricanes the names of patron saints […]