The Delaware festival was honored with a posh award at the brand new FestX event in Vegas

Dover's own Firefly Music Festival was recently named winner of the "Best Relationship with Fans" award at the inaugural FestX Awards in Las Vegas.

FestX Awards, presented by Everfest and XLive, was held at the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on Dec. 12. 

In 13 different categories, 57 festival finalists were selected after a month-long public online submission period. From film to food to rock festivals, the finalists spanned nearly every size, vibe and genre.

More than 120 global festival industry insiders submitted entries for consideration, and the final nominees were truly global.

Finalists hailed from four continents and 13 countries including Mexico, the Netherlands, Canada, Romania, Poland, Italy, United Kingdom, Germany, Thailand, Japan, Costa Rica, Finland and all over the United States.

Winners were voted on by a panel of 14 industry experts, a mix of festival producers, journalists, agents and other festival industry players from SXSW, C3 Presents, CAA, WME, Billboard and Country Music Association. The Fan's Choice Award was awarded to Vive Latino, who received more than six thousand votes from festival fans on Everfest's community platform.

About XLive

XLive is transforming the way live events share expertise, learn and revolutionize experience. The company convenes industry leaders at the intersection of music, sports, film, culinary, beverage, eSports, technology, brands and the experiences that culminate at festivals and live events. Driven by a thirst to provide unique, memorable and life-changing experiences, the live entertainment industry represents a dynamic and influential community valued over $100 billion. 

About Everfest

Everfest is the world's festival authority. Covering the entire festival stack, the company brings together festival organizers, fans, vendors, artists and sponsors onto one platform to enhance relationships and experiences across the ecosystem.