to boldly glow where nobody has glowed before


If you're new to the Burn, it's a good idea to spend some time reading up on how to prepare and what to expect.

At the very minimum, please read the official website's first timer's guide, including the packing list and review of the ten principles. Both of these are critical to thriving in the harsh environment, and to being a good citizen at Black Rock City.

Burning Man can be an overwhelming experience, and the Emotional Survival Guide is a handy guide for considering some of the other parts of thriving in this overwhelming and challenging context. If you're bringing kids, there's a handy guide that the org prepared you can get here.

Finally, there's always the Burning Man Reddit community where you can find answers to all sorts of questions, and of course, our group list for general advice is always a good place to start.