Our last day for bonfires is September 1, 2022. Thank you for your understanding!

One standard bonfire includes

  • Required 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. Seriously- all you have to do is show up! Set-up is as early as 5:30pm and clean-up is at 10:30pm. Feel free to bring your own supplies, however we do offer additional items!

    • Beach Chairs: $15/chair
    • Umbrellas: $10/umbrella
    • Tables: $10/table
    • 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 your name, date requested, street requested, and phone number!


      • Allow at least 48 hours for us to provide a response.
      • Do not make payments until you have a bonfire scheduled. Random payments will be refunded minus our transaction fee!
      • We do not provide same- day bonfires.
      • We do not provide services on holiday weekends. This includes but is not limited to Memorial Day Weekend, Labor Day Weekend, and 4th of July weekend.
      • Town Hall is closed on weekends and holidays, so if you make a request on a Friday, you may not hear back from us until the following Monday or Tuesday
      • Do not stray from the email chain once you have made a request- we have anywhere from 1 to 5 bonfires every night of the week in Dewey Beach. Help us stay organized by keeping all communication in one email chain :)


    Payment can be made right here on our website or in person at our surf shop. Online payment is made using the link at the bottom of this screen. We ask for a deposit at the time of booking- this secures 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 so we know who to account payment for.


    • If you purchase your bonfire permit on your own, your standard bonfire fee drops to $200.
    • Add-ons need to be ordered 2 days before your fire at the latest. Add-ons cannot be requested same-day. 


    • You have until 24 hours prior to the event to cancel for a refund
    • In the event of rain, we can offer a refund or a reschedule

    ALL refunds no matter the circumstance take a transaction fee of at least 5%. This policy is non-negotiable.



    • 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.
    • We cannot leave fires unattended, so you MUST show up at your requested start time.
    • We are responsible for cleaning up your fire and the add-ons we provide. We are NOT responsible for cleaning up any mess made on the beach regarding trash, decorations, food, etc. If you leave a mess on the beach, we may reach out about additional fees

    Official Town of Dewey Beach Rules- Non Negotiable Policies from Town Hall

    • 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)