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Firefly Planning Info

Welcome to our Firefly information page. Here you will find guides, articles, general information, tips and more on Firefly. We know Firefly is a big trip so our goal is to arm you with all the information you need before headed off on your trip. If you ever have specific questions not answered in our guides, or have an idea for a useful article, feel free to let me know by email at Contact@EventTrk.com. For now you can see all our articles on Firefly below.


Current & Past Firefly Music Festival Lineups

Current & Past Firefly Music Festival Lineups

Article Summary

Whether you are being nostalgic for Firefly festivals of past years, or curious what type of music the festival provides yearly, it’s always nice to see the official lineup posters from years past.  Here you can find the official Firefly lineup for all of the recent years.

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Firefly Presale: Dates, How Much It Costs, & Pros/Cons

Firefly Presale: Dates, How Much It Costs, & Pros/Cons

Article Summary

  • Firefly changed up their schedule a lot for Firefly 2017; typically there was a Cyber Monday sale that was done away with this year
  • The first Firefly presale occurs a few days after that year’s Firefly wrapped up
  • A second holiday presale was held for 2017, but these passes were not discounted
  • The first Firefly presale sells out, but the second (Holiday) presale did not sell out

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Firefly Important Dates - Presale, Lineup Release, & More

Firefly Important Dates - Presale, Lineup Release, & More

Article Summary

  • Firefly passes first go on sale in June, a year in advance
  • The lineup release date varies a lot for Firefly, but last year was in late January
  • The price of passes increases throughout the year
  • Expect the Firefly food lineup a couple of weeks before the festival in late May

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Firefly Payment Plan - How It Works & Payment Schedule

Firefly Payment Plan - How It Works & Payment Schedule

Article Summary

  • Firefly offers a payment plan that allows you to split your Firefly pass into payments
  • The amount of payments the pass is divided into depends on when you purchase – if you purchase during the Firefly presale in June it’s seven payments, if you purchase a pass late in March it will be two payments
  • If your payment method changes make sure to update it quickly – if your payment isn’t made within 10 days of when it’s due you will forfeit your Firefly pass.

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Getting to Firefly Festival - Biking, Walking, Uber & Taxis

Getting to Firefly Festival - Biking, Walking, Uber & Taxis

Article Summary

  • My personal choice for getting to Firefly is to bike – it gives you the freedom to come and go as you please and there is free bike parking
  • Driving is surprisingly a good option as traffic will be light at Firefly since the majority of people camp
  • Don’t take public transportation to Firefly

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Firefly Tickets: Presale, Costs, Payment Plan, VIP & More

Firefly Tickets: Presale, Costs, Payment Plan, VIP & More

Article Summary

  • Firefly passes first go on sale in June for a price of $249. Throughout the year they will increase in price eventually ending at $309 (for 2017 prices)
  • Firefly doesn’t typically sell out, so you can wait on passes, but you will save money if you purchase early
  • There are also VIP and Super VIP passes available
  • Don’t forget your camping pass if you intend to stay in the Woodlands! There is everything from basic tent camping all the way up to air conditioned tents with special lounges.

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Getting A Cheap Firefly Pass Through SeatGeek or StubHub

Getting A Cheap Firefly Pass Through SeatGeek or StubHub

Article Summary

  • SeatGeek and StubHub offer a nice option to snag a last minute Firefly pass on the cheap
  • Prices tend to drop as Firefly approaches
  • If you can do a last minute trip and drive to Firefly you can usually get a pass cheaply through one of these platforms
  • We track the prices of Firefly on SeatGeek on our tickets page, which lets you see how prices have varied over time

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Fly to Firefly: Closest Airport, Packing Tips, Camping Advice

Fly to Firefly: Closest Airport, Packing Tips, Camping Advice

Article Summary

  • The best airports for Firefly are in Baltimore and Philadelphia; both are roughly an hour away from Firefly
  • I suggest Southwest as you get two free checked items, which really helps with bringing camping gear with you
  • Carefree Camping is a nice option that really cuts down on what you need to bring with you
  • There are nearby stores in Dover where you should stock up on supplies before entering Firefly

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Firefly Camping Guide: Tips, What to Bring, Checklist, Tent Camping

Firefly Camping Guide: Tips, What to Bring, Checklist, Tent Camping

Article Summary

  • There are three main types of camping: tent camping, RV camping and glamping. We go over what's included in each package, how much they cost, and some practical tips.
  • We provide a full camping checklist for everything you should bring with you (tent, sleeping bag, air mattress, etc.)
  • Practical tips and hacks for first timers include upgrading to premium camping, bring a table, arrive as early as possible and more

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Firefly FAQ: Tickets, Camping, Set Times, Weather, Dates & More

Firefly FAQ: Tickets, Camping, Set Times, Weather, Dates & More

Article Summary

  • I try to provide an answers to all the basic questions you could have for Firefly
  • Firefly is a music festival taking place every June in Dover, DE. The music type is pretty eclectic and tickets can be had for as low as $249
  • Camping is the most popular option for Firefly, but you can stay in nearby Dover or elsewhere
  • Tickets rarely sell out for Firefly as it has a huge capacity
  • You can save money by purchasing passes early as they increase in price throughout the year

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What You Can and Cannot Bring Into Firefly Music Festival

What You Can and Cannot Bring Into Firefly Music Festival

Article Summary

  • A full list of items you can and cannot bring into Firefly
  • In general you can bring whatever you want into the campgrounds except obviously prohibited items like weapons, glass and kegs. There is NO alcohol limit in the Firefly campgrounds.
  • Most of the prohibited items only apply to bringing them into the festival. Notable items you cannot bring into Firefly include food, outside beverage (besides a 1-L sealed bottle) and alcohol

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Is Firefly VIP or Super VIP Worth It? What Perks Are There?

Is Firefly VIP or Super VIP Worth It? What Perks Are There?

Article Summary

  • There are three different passes available at Firefly: GA, VIP and Super VIP
  • The biggest perk of the VIP pass is the private viewing areas at each stage
  • The Super VIP passes offer a ton of perks, but also have a huge price tag at $2,499
  • I personally do not think either of Firefly VIP passes are worth it; they do offer a lot of perks but for me personally it's a pass

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