Fly by Firefly and Explore These Close Destinations in Delaware’s Quaint Villages

As you plan your weekend in The Woodlands at the East Coast’s premier music experience, Firefly Music Festival, discover these nearby restaurants, shops, and attractions to explore during your festival downtime (or if you need a break from the crowds!), each within an easy walk, bike ride, or car/rideshare drive.

Grab a Bite

Take a break from festival food and savor these dining locations close to the festival:

Speedway Café (0.8 mile) — authentic diner near the Dover International Speedway
McGlynn’s Pub (1.2 miles) — Fun, comfortable Irish pub and restaurant with a large menu and a wide beer selection
Grotto Pizza (1.4 miles) — pizza restaurant
Governor’s Café (2.3 miles) — quaint café near the Delaware governor’s mansion
Grey Fox Grille & Public House (2.3 miles) — unique dining experience in a renovated Victorian home
33 West Ale House & Grill (2.4 miles) — casual pub in historic downtown Dover
The House of Coffi (2.4 miles) — cozy local coffee shop in downtown Dover

Show Off Your Style

Find unique festival gear and creative souvenirs at these shops and boutiques — all tax-free:

Dover Mall (1 mile) — indoor mall with over 85 stores from jewelry and apparel to footwear and sporting goods
Bel Boutique (2.4 miles) — gift and jewelry boutique in historic downtown Dover
BluVintage (2.4 miles) — chic boutique with a wide selection of women’s clothing
My Roots (2.4 miles) — denim, apparel, and accessories for women and men
The Loocke (2.4 miles) — women’s fashion boutique with a wide selection of brands and merchandise
Delaware Store (2.5 miles) — quaint gift shop located on the historic site of the Golden Fleece Tavern
Forney’s Too (2.5 miles) — unique gifts and collectibles in historic downtown Dover
Parke Green Galleries (2.5 miles) — original art from local artists, from postcards to prints and paintings
Suds Bar Soap & Essentials (2.4 miles) — hand-crafted, all-natural soaps, candles, bath salts, and more

Explore New Experiences

When you need a break from the crowds, discover some slower pace activities at these fascinating attractions nearby:

Dover Downs Hotel & Casino — extensive resort featuring entertainment, casinos, gaming, a spa, award-winning restaurants and bars, and more
Delaware Agricultural Museum (.7 mile) — museum dedicated to preserving the agricultural heritage of Delaware and the Delmarva Peninsula
Delaware State Police Museum (.9 mile) — educational center preserving the proud history of the Delaware State Police
First State Heritage Park & Welcome Center (2.3 miles) — Delaware’s first urban “park without boundaries,” including historic and cultural sites
Biggs Museum of American Art (2.5 miles) — extensive collection of American fine and decorative arts
Johnson Victrola Museum (2.6 miles) — a piece of music history, this museum celebrates the pioneering device in the sound-recording industry
Spence’s Bazaar & Flea Market (2.8 miles) — part flea market, part farmers market, this bazaar features collectibles, clothing, and a delicious assortment of homemade goods and Amish pastries


Discover even more of the treasures hidden in Delaware’s Quaint Villages during your Firefly experience and explore more things to do in Kent County.

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