Now booking bonfires for Summer 2022!

One standard beach party includes

  • Bonfire permit
  • Fire pit
  • 2 bundles of fire wood
  • Full set up and clean up
    We take care of all of the set up and clean up so that you don't have to. Set-up is as early as 5:30pm and clean-up is around 11pm. Feel free to bring your own supplies, however we do offer additional items!
    • Beach Chairs: $10/chair
    • Umbrellas: $10/umbrella
    • Cooler with Ice: $20/cooler
    • Case of water: $10/case
    • Can Jam, Spike Ball, Whiffle Ball, Paddle Ball: $10/game


    Email your inquiry to

    • Include name, date requested, street requested, and services requested

      • Please allow at least 48 hours for us to provide a response via email
      • Please note that Town Hall is closed on weekends and holidays, so if you make a request on Friday, you may not hear back from us until Monday or Tuesday
      • To limit confusion, do not stray from the email chain once you have made a request


    You may pay in person in cash or right here on our website. Online payment can be made at the bottom of this screen. We ask for a deposit at the time of booking to secure your desired permit/date. If you are paying for your bonfire online under a different name than the reservation is under, please leave a message in the order note informing us on who to allocate payment for!


    • If you purchase your bonfire permit on your own, your standard bonfire fee drops to $200
    • Do not make payments until you have a bonfire scheduled. Random payments will be refunded (minus a transaction fee)
    • We are not able to provide services on holiday weekends.This includes but is not limited to Memorial Day Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, and 4th of July weekend
    • Add-ons need to be ordered 2 days before your fire at the latest. Add-ons cannot be requested same-day
    • We do not provide same-day bonfires 



    • To limit confusion on our end, please do not contact the surf shop phone number with questions. If you have any questions same-day, please email on your original email chain. All scheduling is done through email only
    • Do not kick sand/cover your fire at the end of the night. If you bury your fire, you will incur an extra charge from us
    • Do not throw anything into the fire that will not burn down completely
    • We are responsible for cleaning up your fire and any services/add-ons we provided. We are NOT responsible for cleaning up any mess you make on the beach regarding trash, decorations, food, etc. If you leave trash on the beach, you will incur an extra fee from us.



    • We ask that you provide a $150 deposit at the time of scheduling to hold your preferred spot. You have until 24 hours prior to the event to cancel for a full refund.
    • You will not receive your deposit back if you do not show up or try to cancel on the same day.
    • In the event of rain, we can offer a refund or a reschedule.
    • If you pay by card and end up needing a refund for whatever reason, we will have to take a small percentage of 5% for card processing fees.


    Official Town of Dewey Beach Rules- Non Negotiable Policies

    • Fires can be set up any time after 5:30pm, and should be cleaned up by 11pm
    • No live bands or DJs are permitted
    • No alcohol is permitted on the beach from May 15th - September 15th
    • Glass containers are prohibited year-round
    • Smoking is prohibited on the beach
    • Do not burn cardboard, household garbage, pallets, treated wood, painted wood, or wood with nails
    • Absolutely no accelerants such as lighter fluid of gasoline- these are dangerous and poison the sand
    • Fires are limited to 24 people in attendance
    • Follow all posted beach rules at dune entrances
    • Leave no trace (clean up after yourself)