We are excited to host our first conference in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware. Please like our conference Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/SolidarityARadicalFeministConference/.
The Conference: We will open the conference with a ritual on Friday evening at a beach location to be provided to you the day before the conference. We intend to provide programming Saturday and Sunday. You will be advised of the exact times and locations the day before the event. This is for security reasons, as our event is only for Women. We define women as adult human females; males of any identity are not permitted to attend. PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU BUY YOUR TICKET TO THE EVENT AT https://www.eventbrite.com/e/solidarity-a-radical-feminist-conference-tickets-48886458714.
If you would like to present at the event, submit a proposal to us. See Solidarity Conference Proposal Form for the proposal form.
Getting Here: Rehoboth Beach is a beautiful place, and getting here requires some planning. WE ARE NOT PROVIDING TRANSPORTATION TO THE EVENT. The price of the conference has been kept extremely low to enable you to put your money towards room & board and transportation.
By Bus: Best Bus has buses from New York and Washington, D.C. to Rehoboth Beach. Visit https://www.bestbus.com/.
By Airplane: The closest major airport is Philadelphia.
Philadelphia, PA, International Airport: 215-937-6937 2 hours from Rehoboth Beach.
Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI): 800-435-9294 2 hours from Rehoboth Beach.
Reagan National Airport: 703-417-8000 2 hours from Rehoboth Beach.
Salisbury-Ocean City, MD Regional Airport: 410-548-4827 55 minutes from Rehoboth Beach.
Obviously, if you fly, you are also going to need a ride to Rehoboth Beach. Each airport has a number of car rental companies from which you can choose. We have also offered to put women in touch with each other for ride sharing. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WANT YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION SHARED.
By Automobile: You can put “Rehoboth Beach, DE” into your GPS on your phone or other device. Here are some general directions. THE PRECISE LOCATION OF THE EVENT WILL NOT BE PUBLICIZED FOR SAFETY REASONS. Only registered and vetted women will receive the exact location information, and you will receive it the day before the event. NO EXCEPTIONS.
Philadelphia To Rehoboth
- Rt 95 South to CHRISTIANA MALL exit
- Rt 1 South to Exit 1A. (Rehoboth Avenue).
Baltimore or Washington D.C. to Rehoboth
- Follow 95 to Rt 50 East (or 97 South to Rt 50 East)
- Rt 50 East across Bay Bridge
- Follow Rt 50 East to Rt 404 East.
- Turn left on Rt 404 East.
- Follow Rt 404 East to Rt 16 East.
- Turn left on Rt 16 East.
- Follow Rt 16 East through two small towns that have 25mph speed limits – BE CAREFUL!
- Follow 16 East to Rt 1 South. Turn right on Rt 1 South.
- Follow Rt 1 South to Exit 1A. (Rehoboth Avenue).
Where To Stay: You are responsible for your own lodging. We will match attendees with other women seeking accommodations if you want to share a room or other lodging. PLEASE LET US KNOW IF YOU WANT YOUR CONTACT INFORMATION SHARED. We recommend that you stay anywhere within 25 miles of Big Fish Grill on Route One (20298 Coastal Hwy, Rehoboth Beach, DE 19971). The Conference location, which will be communicated to you the day before the Conference, is very close to this restaurant. Also, this is a good restaurant if you eat seafood.
We scheduled the Conference to occur at the same time as Women’s Fest of Camp Rehoboth. If you need, we suggest using the Women’s Fest discount if you book your room at the host hotel for Women’s Fest. From the Women’s Fest website:
Women’s FEST 2018 attendees are encouraged to book rooms early and to take advantage of a special FEST discount: Receive a 20%* discount with no minimum stay April 12-15, 2018. Located on the Boardwalk in the heart of Rehoboth Beach, the Atlantic Sands Hotel is an easy walk to nearly all Women’s FEST happenings. *You must call 800-422-0600 and mention Women’s FEST at the time of booking to receive the discount. Online reservations are not eligible for the discounted rate.
Information on other hotels in the downtown Rehoboth area is available from the Rehoboth Beach-Dewey Beach Chamber of Commerce. Please check their website or call 302-227-2233 for more information. You may also consider AirBnB (https://www.airbnb.com/a/Rehoboth-Beach) or Vacation Rentals by Owner (https://www.vrbo.com/vacation-rentals/usa/delaware/rehoboth-beach).
There are a number of affordable tent and cabin camping venues in or near Rehoboth Beach. See http://destateparks.com/camping/delaware-seashore/. We especially recommend Cape Henlopen: http://www.destateparks.com/camping/cape-henlopen/index.asp. Here is another resource for hotels: https://www.visitdelaware.com/lgbt/places-to-stay/.
What to Bring to the Conference: Your best intentions, your hopes, your dreams, comfortable shoes, a bottle of water, a journal or notebook.
Other Things to Do: As we mentioned, we scheduled our conference to occur at the same time as Women’s Fest. Women’s Fest takes place from April xx to April xx. If you want to register for Women’s Fest events, please visit https://www.camprehoboth.com/events/womens-fest-2016. Rehoboth and the surrounding area have a number of lesbian/women-friendly venues and clubs. We suggest you join Gay Women of Rehoboth Metup (https://www.meetup.com/Gay-Women-Rehoboth/?_cookie-check=1nkSNX26ijMOueSk) to follow their events and also like Women’s fest of Camp Rehoboth (https://www.facebook.com/2018WomensFEST/) to keep current on the events happening the weekend of our conference.