X
View our current Customer Support status
  View site in English, Español, or Français
The fair-trade ticketing company.
Sign Me Up!  |  Log In
 
Find An Event Create Your Event Help
 
10th Annual PA Firefly Festival 2022: Saturday Night #2
PA Firefly Festival in Kellettville
Tionesta, PA
Share this event:





The 10th Annual PA Firefly Festival will be held in Kellettville for 2 nights. This event will be held on  Saturday, June 25, 2022. Gates open at 7 pm for check-in of registered "fireflyers".  This event is intended for fifty (50) of the most curious of nature lovers.  Couples and families with school-age children are welcome.  The event is not intended for children under 6 years of age.  

The celebration is held in Kellettville at 13558 Route 666, Tionesta, 16353. Free parking.  The event kicks off each night at 7-pm with live music, nature exhibits with the experts, and lots of PAFF T-Shirts and merchandise.  At 8:30 pm, a firefly expert will make a presentation to the audience prior to the firefly tours and viewing from 10 pm to Midnight.

For overnight lodging and accommodations, go to VisitPaGo.com or ForestCounty.com. Camping reservations for Kellettville or Tionesta Campgrounds can be made at Recreation.gov.  There will be no food trucks or vendors at the event.  Guests are encouraged to bring picnics.

Space is limited to 50 adults to minimize the impact on the habitat and ensure a low ratio of guide to spectator optimizing the experience for all visitors. All wristbands are Will-Call, nothing will be mailed to you.  Printing of receipts is recommended.  Pick up your wristband(s) at the Registration Tent upon arrival or by 8:00 PM.

Unclaimed wristbands will be surrendered to any Standby guests the night of the event when registration closes at 8:30 PM each night.  Standby sales will open at 8:30 pm for any unclaimed wristbands on a first-come basis.

ALL SALES are FINAL. NO REFUNDS for NO SHOWS or RAINCHECKS. However, your registration is transferable, so if YOU cannot attend, send a friend or family member in your place. Just have them check in with YOUR name.

ALL the proceeds from the registration fees benefit the PAFF educational programs and Summer Research Interns

PAFF REGISTRATION:
Registration is $50 per person (+ processing fees). Children between 6 and 12-years-old are FREE (do not register children under 13 years old). You will be asked to list names and ages on the survey at the end of check out.  Fees include entrance to the exhibits, live music performances, expert presentations and small-group guided tours.  At dusk, guests will be guided in small groups to the local firefly viewing areas to view "Chinese Lanterns" along the Tionesta Creek and then to bleachers to see "Synchronous Fireflies" in the secluded forest.  This is a one-mile walk* round-trip.

BLUETOOTH AUDIO DEVICE included:
All paid registered participants will be issued a personal Bluetooth audio/listening system for use during the Synchronous Firefly Viewing.

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW BEFORE YOU REGISTER :

The PA Firefly Festival is a RAIN-OR-SHINE event. The weather in Kellettville is unpredictable and passing showers happen frequently in June, but fireflies don't mind a little bit of rain.  Refunds will only be offered in the unlikely event that a last-minute cancellation by the hosts is necessary due to SEVERE weather at the festival location.

ALL guests should be prepared for 1.5 to 2 hours of engagement IN THE FOREST. Here are some helpful tips to follow for the comfort and safety of yourself and others:
Dress appropriately for the weather; sturdy footwear and rain gear are a must
Bring a camp chair for the campfire, music and firefly talks
Walking sticks are highly recommended.
Flashlights are not required nor necessary, but if used, they must be covered by a dark red filter (available on-site).
No cell phones, smoking/vaping or pets will be permitted on the guided tours.
Please apply bug spray before you arrive on the premises, or cover exposed skin
Only leashed Service Dogs are permitted on the tours.

Above all, Fireflies are creatures of nature.  PAFF has been monitoring and keeping data on firefly activity in these sites for ten years.  However, firefly emergence and flashing displays are prone to temperatures and weather conditions.  There are no guarantees nor assurances that guests will actually see Synchronous fireflies on that night.  The PAFF programs are designed to educate guests and provide enough information that they will gain an appreciation for and be able to discover and observe fireflies on their own at a future date.

*The walk to the creek and the bleachers is easy for typically able-bodied persons. If you have any mobility issues, we will do our best to accommodate your needs or make recommendations for alternatives that will allow you to see fireflies. Contact us or let us know when you arrive at registration.

PAFF is a registered 501(c)3 whose all-volunteer board's mission is to educate the public and raise awareness about all the firefly species in NW Pennsylvania.
Registration Options
Date
Jun 25, 2022 7:00 PM



Admission Level Price Remaining Quantity
There are no active prices for this date.
 
Thank you for attending the 10th Annual PA Firefly Festival. We hope you had a good experience and enjoyed the firefly show. We appreciate your support of our firefly educational programs and hope you will recommend us to your friends for next year's 11th Annual PAFF the last week of June, 2023.

Location

PA Firefly Festival in Kellettville (View)
13558 Route 666
Tionesta, PA 16353-7923
United States

Categories

Education > Tours
Music > All Ages
Other > Family-Friendly
Other > Green

Minimum Age: 6
Kid Friendly: Yes!
Non-Smoking: Yes!

Contact


Contact us
Email
support@brownpapertickets.com
Phone
1-800-838-3006 (Temporarily Unavailable)
Resources
Careers
Developers
Help
Ticket Buyers
Track Your Order
Browse Events
Locations
Event Producers
Create an Event
Pricing
Services
Buy Pre-Printed Tickets
The Venue List
Find out about local events
Get daily or weekly email notifications of new and discounted events in your neighborhood.
Sign up for local events
Connect with us
Follow us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter
Follow us on Instagram
Watch us on YouTube
Read our blog
Get to know us
Use of this service is subject to the Terms of Usage, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy of Brown Paper Tickets. All rights reserved. © 2000-2022 Mobile EN ES FR