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Firefly 2016 Checklist and Information

Submited by Kent County Tourism - June 15, 2016
Are you ready for 2016 Firefly Festival at the Woodlands of Dover, DE? We have a packing list of essentials for you check out before the fun festivities.Firefly 2016 Checklist and Information

Are you ready for 2016 Firefly Festival at the Woodlands of Dover, DE? We have a packing list of essentials for you check out before the fun festivities.

Besides your usual necessities such as clothes and toiletries, we have a packing list of essentials for you to check out before the fun festivities. Some of these may vary depending on the type of camping you will be doing:

1. Tent
2. Flashlight
3. Baby wipes
4. Sunscreen
5. Sunglasses
6. Band aids
7. Hand sanitizer
8. Dry shampoo
9. Hat
10. Shampoo
11. Soap
12. Deodorant
13. Cooler
14. Toothbrush and toothpaste
15. Trash bag
16. Sleeping bag/pillow
17. Cash
18. Camp chairs
19. Sneakers
20. Flip flops
21. Cell phone charger
22. Hand towels
23. Blankets
24. Cell phone charger
25. Bug spray

Most importantly, make sure you bring a lot of water! Staying hydrated in the heat is extremely important.

Where can I buy last-minute camping essentials in Dover?

• Target (10 minute drive from Firefly grounds)
148 John Hunn Brown Road, Dover, DE 19901

• Walmart (10 minute drive from Firefly grounds)
36 Jerome Drive, Dover, DE 19901

• Walgreens (10 minute drive from Firefly grounds)
1001 Forrest Ave, Dover, DE 19904

• Home Depot (4 minute drive from Firefly grounds)
801 N Dupont Hwy, Dover, DE 19901

Explore Dover
Dover is Delaware’s capital region filled with a variety of places to visit including Dover Downs Hotel & Casino, Dover International Speedway, and the historic Downtown Dover District. If you’re looking for a hearty meal, Dover is home to an abundance of unique restaurants serving Delaware’s delicacies. The town also has a multitude of wineries and breweries are also hot spots to visit with friends.

Vincenzo’s Pizzeria and Gelato is a full-service restaurant and was voted the #1 restaurant in Dover on Trip Advisor. Chow down on a variety of handmade pizzas and various other foods. (10-15 minutes drive from Firefly grounds)

Where Pigs Fly was voted as having the 1# best BBQ in Delaware. Specializing in hickory smoked pulled pork barbecue and offering affordable food for everyone to enjoy including potato salad and sweet tea with ribs. (10 minute drive from Firefly grounds)

Flavor of India is committed to serving food made with the freshest ingredients and authentic Indian cuisine. (6 minute drive from Firefly grounds)

McGlynns Pub & Restaurant is a wrap-around bar with 50 different types of beers and a free happy hour buffet. McGlynns’ menu offers their famous burgers, steaks, and roast beef sandwiches along with southwestern dishes, and dinner specials. (5 minute drive from Firefly grounds)

Restaurant 55 was selected as Dover’s #2 best restaurants on Trip Advisor. Offering a wide selection gourmet burgers as well as soups, salads, and other snacks. (15 minute drive from Firefly grounds)

Franco’s Pizza and Pasta prides itself on serving authentic Italian pizza and pasta to its customers. If you are looking for a taste in Italy within the U.S., this is the place for you. (12 minute drive from Firefly fairgrounds)

Fordham and Dominion Brewing Company is known for their saying “ Throughout our history, we have always believed in two things: the beers we make and the people who drink them.” They offer tasting room hours for only $5 including 4 samples of beer. (12 minute drive from Firefly grounds)

Blue Earl Brewing Company is Delaware’s 7th microbrewery, offering Brewery Tours that includes a sample glass and several samples of Blue Earl beer during the tour. Tours are guided in groups of 12 people per tour with a 4-person minimum. (20 minute drive from Firefly grounds)

Downtown Dover
Explore The First State’s historic Downtown Dover District with visiting our local restaurants and unique shopping area. Art stories, boutiques, gift shops, beauty shops, and even an army and navy store are all part of Dover’s Main Street area. If you’re feeling artsy, the Biggs Museum of American Art is a great stop before heading back home from Firefly. If you’re hungry, Main Street is home to an array of full-service restaurants ands small cafes including 33 West Café and Simaron Steaks and Subs. Unique boutiques and clothing stores such as Bel Boutique or 69 Flavors are great shopping options.

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