Where is the PAFF?

The Annual PA Firefly Festival takes place on the grounds of the Black Caddis Ranch B & B in Kellettville, just 15 miles east of Tionesta on Route 666. The address is 13558 Route 666, Tionesta, Pa 16353. PARKING $5 donation, proceeds benefit PAFF and AmVets post 113.

Friday, February 8, 2013

PA Firefly Festival place and time information

The first annual PA Firefly Festival events will take place on the grounds of Black Caddis Ranch (BCR) B&B, and the Cabins at Camp Fossil Creek.  The following is a tentative timeline of events:

  • On Friday, 6/21, arrival of campers starts any time after noon.  
  • Saturday, 6/22, there will be events all day for children, special interest groups will have tables to share and display information, family friendly music and entertainment will start in the late afternoon and into the evening.  
  • Sunday, 6/23 clean-up and restoration of campsites. 
  • Both Friday and Saturday night starting at 7pm, there will be an educational seminar about fireflies, and how to best observe them, as well as night hikes to the sites in the forest and/or along the creeks to observe the variety of species. Some of the best displays start after 10 pm and last until 1 am.

The BCR B&B and Cabins at Camp Fossil Creek are available and currently taking reservations. There will be limited tent camping (20 sites) at BCR for $10.00 per night.  The sites are primitive; no electric or water.  Reservations are required for any overnight accommodations.  Contact us at 814-463-7606 or butler.peggy.s@gmail for more information and to make a reservation.

There are several other places in the Kellettville area for camping, including the Flying W Ranch, Kellettville Campground, Minister Creek Campground and primitive sites along the North Country Trail.

Remember, you don't have to camp to observe the fireflies.  You may just want to come for the evening events and view fireflies.  So, bring your lawn chairs, blankets and join us for the evening.

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