Welcome Firefly Music Festival fans!! Below are travel tips and resources for your visit to The Woodlands in Dover, Delaware including parking information, tips on where to shop, what to pack and things to do in Delaware after the festival.
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Parking and traffic information:
For festival day parking, fans will use the Main Entrance of Dover Downs (1131 N Dupont Hwy Dover, DE 19901) to enter the parking area. It will be about a 15 - 20 minute walk from the parking area to the festival. Wear comfy shoes!
Road closure: Leipsic Road and Persimmon Tree Road in the vicinity of Dover International Speedway will be closed to through traffic beginning at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 21, until Sunday evening, June 23.
Try route 9 as an alternate route. Plan for delays and arrive early. Stay up to date on traffic delays by downloading the DelDOT App on either the Android or iPhone for free. On the app, click the traffic map icon and choose the traffic or advisories filter to view current traffic information. If you’re on a desktop computer, you can view an interactive traffic map at http://www.deldot.gov/traffic/map.ejs.
What to pack and where to shop:
From sunscreen to comfortable shoes, click here for a checklist of items to pack for Firefly for the day or an overnight trip.
Click here for shopping locations near the festival area including grocery stores, gas stations and clothing stores. Stock up on water bottles, sunscreen, blankets or anything else you might need for spending the day outdoors!
Food trucks, pop up general stores, access to showers and cell phone charging stations are all available in designated areas for those that are camping. Please note that it is a cash only event. ATMs are located throughout the area.
What is there to do after the festival?
Beaches, breweries, delicious food and scenic state parks are all within a 45-minute drive to the festival area. Extend your stay and relax before heading home! Click here for a roundup of trip ideas.
Hotels are available during the days after the festival in the Rehoboth Beach, Bethany Beach and Dewey Beach areas. Book online and find travel reviews at http://www.visitdelaware.com/visitors/hotels.
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