Slaughter Beach Delaware

"A Horseshoe Crab Sanctuary"

A Certified Wildlife Habitat Community

July 4th Regatta Update

Date Posted: Friday, June 22nd, 2018

2018 is a 10 year anniversary year, much will be happening this year with The Sail Club. Looking forward to a great season and a great Regatta!   Let’s me get the important stuff out of the way: The tides are with us in 2018 and so we will be able to pull off a […]




Public Parking/Fire Company Parking Lot Paving Closure

Date Posted: Thursday, July 12th, 2018

The Town Council just wants to give a parking lot update; we will likely be closing the Fire Department and the Pavilion parking lots for several days at the end of the month. Both parking lots are being repaved and re-striped. Weather permitting, this should happen during the last full week of July (approximately 7/23 – […]




Town Election

Date Posted: Saturday, June 2nd, 2018

There will be no Town election this year.  3 Council terms were up for election and only Ken Lewis, Kathy Lock and Bob Wood filed Letters of Intent by the deadline.




Annual Town Meeting 6/2

Date Posted: Tuesday, May 29th, 2018

Annual Town meeting Town Saturday June 2nd at 10:00 AM at the firehall. June 2018 annual Town council meeting




Town Yard Sale Saturday May 26th

Date Posted: Saturday, May 19th, 2018

Yard Sale The annual Memorial Day town yard sale is scheduled for Saturday, May 26th, 2018.




9th Annual Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival May 19th. Canceled

Date Posted: Saturday, May 12th, 2018

9th Annual Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival!            Canceled   Unfortunately due to some coastal flooding issues, a saturated parking lot, and the forecasted rain with 10-20 mph winds tomorrow, we will be canceling this year’s Peace, Love & Horseshoe Crab Festival. We are hoping for better weather next year and hope that you will still […]




“Running From The Greenheads” 5K Run/Walk May 6th

Date Posted: Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

The First Annual (Run from the) Greenheads 5K Run/Walk The town is hosting the first annual 5K run/walk scheduled for Sunday, May 6th.  The theme celebrates our annual summer visitors, the infamous Greenhead flies.  Runners will start at 9:00 at the Pavilion and continue north along Bay Avenue, make the turn at Beach Plum and […]




Special Town Council Meeting 3/28/18

Date Posted: Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

Subject: Special Town Council Meeting When: Wednesday, 3/28/2018 @ 7:00 PM There will be a special meeting of the Slaughter Beach Town Council for discussion and possible action to approve a Town of Slaughter Beach resolution authorizing the Town of Slaughter Beach to enter into a water service agreement and accompanying right-of-way agreement with Artesian […]




Comprehensive Land Use Plan Draft

Date Posted: Monday, February 26th, 2018

Town’s Comprehensive Land Use Plan Draft Delaware law requires that municipalities engage in comprehensive planning activities to encourage “the most appropriate uses of the physical and fiscal resources of the municipality and the coordination of municipal growth, development, and infrastructure investment actions with those of other municipalities, counties and the State.”  This plan was written […]




Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey Times and Training Session Set

Date Posted: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018

2018 Annual Slaughter Beach Horseshoe Crab Spawning Survey Volunteer Training Session Saturday, April 14, 2018 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Marvel Drive Slaughter Beach   Since 1990, surveys have been conducted of horseshoe crabs spawning in Delaware Bay. Despite the horseshoe crab’s importance to the ecology of the Delaware Bay, little is known about its population […]