Firefly Music Festival takes place in Dover, Delaware at The Woodlands of Dover International Speedway. The Woodlands are 87 acres of lush, wooded festival grounds tucked away within the beautiful 840 acre sports complex. Located within Dover city limits, festival goers are just a short walk from restaurants, hotels, a casino, universities, and shopping.
Wherever you are on the East Coast, Firefly is not far! Dover is located in close proximity to Philadelphia, Baltimore, Washington DC, and New York City, among many other major East Coast cities. Check below for directions from your front door to our back yard.
Parking at Firefly is easy and FREE! Parking takes place on-site at Dover International Speedway, a short walk from the festival entrance.
Accessible parking and shuttles are available for guests with limitations or disabilities. To get yourself set-up for accessible parking, shoot us an email here: email@example.com
VIPs get preferred parking! To learn more and upgrade yourself to the ultimate Firefly experience, head here.
Rock & Bus
Looking for a fun, safe and green way to get to Firefly Music Festival? Rock & Bus provides festival-goers with luxury transportation at an affordable price. Daily shuttles are available at pickup locations throughout the northeast. Reserve your seats today for the best price and help spread the word!
Rock & Bus will be providing round trip shuttles to and from The Woodlands, so no need to worry about gas, traffic, or parking.
RidePost to Firefly
RidePost is a ridesharing network designed to connect travelers and bring down the costs of transportation. It's a more affordable, friendly, and sustainable way to travel.
Whether you need a ride or are offering one - anyone can create a post on RidePost's digital ride board. On the RidePost Firefly Event page - you can chat with fellow event-goers and browse rides coming in and out of Dover for Firefly weekend.
Visit RidePost to post and book your trips to Firefly!
Prizes: We've put together some Firefly Survival Kits to help you make the most of your weekend with RidePost. Once you've booked your travel with RidePost, we'll send a printable PDF to display in your ride's dash. As a marked RidePost car, you'll be eligible for prizes and swag, plus some perks at the RidePost booth on-site. We'll also keep track of who's got the most people in one ride, who's traveled the furthest, and other real time contests. Follow @RidePost on Twitter and Facebook for contest updates and challenges - and more chances to win prizes during Firefly weekend.
Buses, Trains, and Planes
AABus is a regional charter bus that services NYC, Baltimore, Wilmington, Albany, Norfolk, Smyrna and Dover. Greyhound services all major cities and will take you straight to Dover. DART First State also provides weekday local bus service throughout Dover, radiating from the Water Street Transfer Center in downtown. They also provide inter-county service from the Amtrak stop in Wilmington for $4.50 (must pay with cash on bus). Greyhound Lines are also provided as inter-city bus transportation.
The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority or SEPTA has regional trains that will take you to Wilmington from Trenton, Philadelphia and all surrounding areas. The drop off point is at the Wilmington Amtrak Station, which is the closest private passenger rail station to Dover. There is a DART and Greyhound bus line that will take you from Wilmington to Dover and they can be booked in conjunction with an Amtrak ticket.
The closest airports with commercial air service to Dover include the Wicomico Regional Airport in Salisbury, Maryland 60 miles away, the Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport in Baltimore, Maryland 85 miles away, and the Philadelphia International Airport in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 70 miles away.
DelDOT's Transportation Management Center (TMC) staff will monitor the amount of traffic in and around the Dover area to ensure safe and smooth travel for motorists as they head to the festival, restaurants, hotels, shopping malls and other local attractions. The TMC will use various technologies to efficiently and safely move the thousands of motorists utilizing Dover roadways this weekend. A total of 8 "real-time" traffic cameras along the Route 13 Corridor will be continuously monitored. The TMC will control entrance and exit traffic to the racetrack and will be assisting with any delays or problems. The Delaware State Police helicopter will be used for aerial observations of the racetrack area, and the Civil Air Patrol will be used as needed to monitor traffic patterns throughout the busy weekend, weather permitting.
Guests can visit the Smyrna Rest Area at Exit 119 near Smyrna for information and refreshments. The Smyrna Rest Area is open 24 hours each day. Motorists should check the DelDOT's website at www.deldot.gov for updated travel -related information and live video of traffic conditions at www.deldot.gov or tune to WTMC-AM 1380 for up-to-the-minute traffic conditions.