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Win a Pair of Four Day Passes to the 2015 Firefly Music Festival

Image Courtesy of Mix 92.9

Image Courtesy of Mix 92.9

Listen to Mix 92.9 the 90’s to NOW in Delaware for the Mix Mystery Sound now through May 14th, 2015.   Be caller number nine when you hear it; guess the sound correctly and win a pair of four day passes to Firefly Music Festival.  Guess incorrectly and they’ll still give you a family four pack of tickets to Six Flags.  If no one guesses by Thursday, May 14th, a winner will be randomly selected from all who participated and announced at 1: 00 pm on Friday, May 15, 2015.

For more info, check out:

http://www.mix929fm.com/contests/mix-mystery-sound/374139/Contests/show


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Win Two VIP Firefly 2015 Tickets

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If your search engine has brought you here, go to https://midatlantictravel.wordpress.com/2015/05/05/win-a-pair-of-four-day-passes-to-firefly-music-festival/ for information about a current contest.


Contest Ends July 9, 2014

You have one more day to make your mark on the 2015 lineup and be entered win 2 VIP tickets. The talent survey is key in helping them book the best acts for you, year after year. Help them make next year’s lineup the best one yet.

https://fireflyfestival.com/contests/survey


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Firefly Music Festival Transportation Tips, Hotel Availability, Packing Tips and More

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Firefly Music Festival weekend is here, and the helpful folks at Delaware’s Capital Region/Greater Dover/Kent County Tourism shared the following:

Here are travel tips for festival-goers:
— Transportation and travel routes: http://ow.ly/yccnm
— Up-to-date hotel availability: http://ow.ly/yccsk
— Tips on what to pack for the festival: http://ow.ly/ycczi
— Things to do in Delaware beyond Firefly: http://ow.ly/yccDw

When you’re getting close to Dover, from either the north or south, make sure to take Bay Road exit 95 as opposed to another exit your GPS or maps may tell you.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Delawares-Capital-RegionGreater-DoverKent-County-Tourism/73828572744?fref=photo

As of this time, the Hotel Rodney still has rooms available. I had the opportunity to stay with them, and wrote about them on MAD2Go.
https://midatlantictravel.wordpress.com/2012/12/04/winter-at-the-beach-part-4/

The view from my room at the romantic Inn at Canal Square. © Gail A. Sisolak

The view from my room at the romantic Inn at Canal Square. © Gail A. Sisolak

The luxurious Inn at Canal Square offers sumptuous accommodations and gourmet breakfasts in their “Nantucket-Style” retreat located on the banks of the canal. Winter weekend programs include the opportunity to join Delaware’s own Kevin Fleming, noted photographer and publisher. Fleming will describe his experiences photographing scenes for his latest book “Wild Delaware” and present examples of those rare moments he was able to capture. The next morning, tour some of the parks that Fleming frequented. (www.theinnatcanalsquare.com)

Hotel Rodney: © Gail A. Sisolak

Hotel Rodney: © Gail A. Sisolak

The Hotel Rodney is a gem of a boutique hotel located in the heart of Lewes’ historic district; within strolling distance of a myriad of colorful shops and restaurants. Although the building was constructed in 1926, the interior has been remodeled from top-to-bottom. The striking décor manages to balance early 20-th century architecture with sleekly sophisticated design and appointments.  Crisp, comfortable and chic, Hotel Rodney offers a stylish respite close to all the action. (www.hotelrodneydelaware.com)

This story was first published in the News Journal in 2008, under the byline of Gail A. Sisolak. All copyrights reserved.


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Overnight Parking for Firefly Music Festival

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The Office of Delaware’s Capital Region/Greater Dover/Kent County Tourism reports they’ve had some calls looking for overnight parking for the Firefly Music Festival. Delaware State University currently has space available for camping and parking. 302-857-7822.

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Delawares-Capital-RegionGreater-DoverKent-County-Tourism/73828572744?fref=photo


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Win Firefly Music Festival Swag and 2015 Firefly Festival Tickets

Image Courtesy of Firefly Music Festival

Image Courtesy of Firefly Music Festival

Firefly Music Festival is teaming up with Global Inheritance and EKOCYCLE to host the TRASHed Recycling Store. From dawn to dusk, they’ll be rewarding festival-goers with Firefly merchandise, backpacks, VIP upgrades, music, and 2015 festival tickets in exchange for bottles/cans/cups. Help keep The Woodlands litter free to score big.

From Global Inheritance:

The summer festival season has arrived, and Global Inheritance is kicking it off BIG with a TRASHed Recycling Store doubleheader next weekend!

Join us at Electric Daisy Carnival in Las Vegas or Firefly Music Festival in Dover, DE (in partnership with Ekocycle), as we inspire hundreds of thousands of music fans to reduce waste, recycle, and keep the festival grounds clean.

The TRASHed Recycling Store welcomes empty bottles, cans, and biodegradable cups with open arms. See empty recyclables lying sadly on the grounds of The LV Motor Speedway or The Woodlands of Dover? Pick ‘em up, bring ‘em over to the Recycling Store, and trade for some cool prizes. Our long menu of sweet hookups includes:

◾Festival Merch
◾Music
◾Beats By Dre Headphones
◾The North Face Gear
◾Ekocycle Merch
◾Refillable Water Bottles
◾Camelbak Hydration Packs
◾Food Vouchers
◾Ace Hotel Prize Packages
◾VIP Ticket Upgrades
◾2015 FESTIVAL TICKETS
◾And More!

So if you’re gracing these festivals with your presence next weekend, be sure to swing by our TRASHed Recycling Store locations and pick up a score card. The more you recycle, the more points you’ll earn, and the bigger you’ll win!

http://www.globalinheritance.org/recycling-store-doubleheader-electric-daisy-carnival-firefly-music-festival-2


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Win Firefly Music Festival Ticket

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Firefly Music Festival intrudes SoCo Hammocks: The Official Hammock of Firefly. Follow SoCo Hammocks between now and the festival for the chance to win a free ticket to Firefly.

https://www.facebook.com/hashtag/hammocksfordays?source=feed_text&story_id=686792831368747

SOCO Hammocks has a different approach to doing business. It stems from the belief that folks should be able to expect more out of the companies they choose to do business with. That’s why they give, each month to a new non-profit partner. They also think that you have the right to know where your product comes from and who makes it. This level of transparency allows you to relax in your purchase, knowing that you are supporting ethical business practices. These beliefs don’t simply make us different… they make us socially conscious (SoCo). So join the ranks of consumers that are expecting more from their businesses, go SOCO!


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Meet & Greet Line-Up Announced for Firefly Music Festival

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See which bands & artists will be stopping by the FYE signing booth to meet you at Firefly Music Festival! Check back soon for additional bands, times & a finalized signing schedule!

Use hashtag #FYEonTour when you share your festival photos on Instagram, Twitter & Firelfy’s Facebook Timeline for your chance to win big this festival season!

https://www.facebook.com/FireflyMusicFestival

Thursday
• 6:00 – courtney barnett
• RAC
• 7:00 – Andrew Belle
• 8:00 – AER
• San Fermin
• Kodaline

Friday
• 1:15 – DRGN King
• 2:00 – Hunter Hunted
• 2:15 – Secret Sisters
• 3:00 – KONGOS
• 3:30 – Ghost Beach
• 4:15 – Bleachers
• 4:15 – Saints of Valory
• 5:00 – Young The Giant
• 5:15 – The Mowgli’s
• 6:00 – Bronze Radio Return
• 7:15 – The Airborne Toxic Event
• The Jezabels
• Mean Lady
• New Politics
• Sky Ferreira

Saturday
• 2:00 – New Sweden
• 2:45 – The Unlikely Candidates
• 3:00 – Bad Things
• 3:30 – twenty one pilots
• 3:30 – Geographer
• 4:15 – Royal Teeth
• 4:30 – Smallpools
• 4:30 – Lucius
• 5:30 – Sleigh Bells
• 6:00 – MS MR
• 6:00 – Wild Child
• 7:00 – Sleeper Agent
• 7:45 – Walk Off The Earth
• 7:45 – Cage the Elephant
• 8:45 – tune-yards
• X Ambassadors
• Boy & Bear
• The Wild Feathers
• The Ceremonies

Sunday
• 1:30 – Vance Joy
• 2:30 – NONONO
• 3:00 – Phantogram
• 3:00 – Misterwives
• 3:30 – the Colourist
• 4:00 – Wild Cub
• A Great Big World
• 6:30 – Ziggy Marley
• 7:45 – Cherub
• 7:45 – Washed Out
• Dan Croll (Music)
• G-Eazy
• Nothing
• Little Daylight
• Sir Sly


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Traffic Alert for Firefly Music Festival in DE; I-495 Alternate Routes

Edit June 19, 2014
When you’re getting close to Dover, from either the north or south, make sure to take Bay Road exit 95 as opposed to another exit your GPS or maps may tell you.

Edit June 17, 2014–check out contest for 2015 Firefly Tickets: https://midatlantictravel.wordpress.com/2014/06/17/win-firefly-music-festival-swag-and-2015-firefly-festival-tickets/

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Many of you may not have caught the news, but I-495, the alternate route around Wilmington De has a large section that will be closed for the summer. This may impact concert goers traveling to Delaware from the north. Wondering which is the best way to get to Firefly? Due to the closure of the I-495 bridge, the Delaware Department of Transportation (DelDOT) recommends the following routes.

From Pennsylvania using I-95
Because of the emergency closure of I495 DelDOT recommends timing your trip to avoid the morning (7:00-9:00AM) and evening (4:00 to 7:00PM) peak travel times. Also consider the following alternate routes to avoid the I-495 closure area:

North and West of Philadelphia:
Consider using I-76 to the Walt Whitman Bridge, continue on i-76 to I-295 or the New Jersey Turnpike south to the Delaware Memorial Bridge, continue on I-295 to I-95 southbound to DE1 south to Dover.

New Jersey and North:
Use I-295 or the New Jersey Turnpike southbound to the Delaware Memorial Bridge, continue on I295 in Delaware to I95 south to DE1 south to Dover.
Routes to Firefly 2014:

From the North:
Campers and RVs: DE1 southbound to Exit 104 Dover to a left turn at US13 southbound to a left turn at Leipsic Rd (DE88) to the Check-in point (Lot 1)

Daily Festival (Day trippers):
DE1 southbound to Exit 104 Dover to a left turn at US13 southbound to a left turn at Dover International Speedway (Dover Downs) main entrance.

NOTE: Should delays become excessive for southbound US13 traffic DelDOT may elect to close Exit 104 southbound ramp and direct vehicles south to Exit 95 to come north on US13.

From the South:
Campers and RVs: DE1 north to Exit 95 DE10, to Bay Road, to US13 north, to a right turn at Jefferic Blvd to Check-in point (Lot1).

Daily Festival (Day trippers):
DE1 north to Exit 95 Dover, to Bay Road, to US13 north, to a right turn at Dover International Speedway Main Entrance.

From the West:
Campers and RVs: DE8 eastbound to left turn to US13 North, to a right turn at Jefferic Blvd to Check-in point (Lot1).

Daily Festival (Day trippers): DE8 eastbound to left turn to US13 North, to a right turn at Dover International Speedway Main Entrance.

Real Time Traffic and Parking Information:

Real time traffic conditions and travel times will be available on WTMC 1380 AM, web at http://www.map.deldot.gov, and on the DelDOT Smartphone App, free for download at Google Play and the Apple App Store.


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Win TWO FREE 4-DAY VIP PASSES + CAMPING to the 2014 Firefly Music Festival (Deadline 6/10/14)

Image Courtesy of the Nature Conservancy

Image Courtesy of the Nature Conservancy

Enter for a chance to win TWO FREE 4-DAY VIP PASSES + CAMPING to the 2014 Firefly Music Festival, 

Do you love music and the outdoors?

The Nature Conservancy tackles their ambitious mission of conserving the lands and waters in a unique way. Reaching their goal requires an army of supporters. In an effort to recruit some, they’re setting up shop at the Firefly Music Festival.

Enter for a chance to win TWO FREE 4-DAY VIP PASSES + CAMPING to the 2014 Firefly Music Festival, 
June 19-22. Complete their form and receive bonus entries with just a few extra clicks. Deadline for entries is June 10, 2014.

http://www.nature.org/ourinitiatives/regions/northamerica/unitedstates/delaware/delaware-win-passes-to-firefly-music-festival.xml


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Win Weekend Pass to Woodlands at Firefly Festival (6/4/14)

Image Courtesy of Firefly Festival

Image Courtesy of Firefly Festival

Have a friend that needs a ticket to Firefly Music Festival? Tag them in on Firefly’s FB post for a little motivation and the chance to win them a free weekend pass to the Woodlands.
https://www.facebook.com/FireflyMusicFestival?hc_location=timeline