Awards and Accolades

  • The 20 Greatest Beach Towns in the U.S. - Thrillist
  • Tree City USA - National Arbor Day Foundation, 33rd year
  • The Best Beach in Every State - Reader's Digest
  • Tree City USA - National Arbor Day Foundation, 31st year
  • Tree City USA Growth Award - National Arbor Day Foundation
  • Friendliest Town in Delaware - Only in Your State
  • One of 12 Best Boardwalks in America - Fodor’sTravel
  • Sussex County Lifeguarding Association team, with eight members from the Rehoboth Beach Patrol, placed third at the US Lifeguarding Association national championship in Hermosa Beach, California
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    Distinguished Budget Award photo

    Distinguished Budget Presentation Award - Government Finance Officers Association, 2nd year

  • Accredited Center of Excellence for emergency fire, medical, and police dispatching - International Academies of Emergency Dispatching; Rehoboth Beach was 17th community in world to achieve triple accreditation – reaccredited in 2022
    Dispatchers with ACE Award
  • Congressional Record Statement by Sen. Tom Carper in celebration of the Rehoboth Beach Patrol’s centennial year – October 2022
  • State of Delaware Senate and House Tributes in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Rehoboth Beach seasonal officer program
  • Tree City USA - National Arbor Day Foundation, 30th year
  • Tree City USA Growth Award - National Arbor Day Foundation
  • Distinguished Budget Presentation Award - Government Finance Officers Association, first time
Photo celebrating Rehoboth's 30th year as a Tree City USA

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