Be Prepared For Burning Man - Don't Be A Sparkle Pony

What can you expect at Black Rock City?

Make sure you are prepared for Burning Man Festival. This site is a collection of guides, how to tips, tricks and checklists to make sure you are ready for the greatest adventure of your life. This collection is made by fans and festival attendees. We are not affiliated with Burning Man Organization in any way.

It is unlike any other Art Festival in the world. It takes a fair deal of preparation to party in an environment where NOTHING lives. Don't fool yourself! Burning Man is often a Dusty, Nasty, Freezing, Boiling, Dangerous environment. Make sure You Are Prepared. You came to the right place. This site is filled with tips for the most Amazing Adventure of Your Life. Follow the steps below.


Tips & Guides Make Great Reading

Featured Festival Gear

Helpful Videos


Download Checklists and Maps

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Gear Checklist

Download this handy checklist from Travelgrom to make sure you've got everything you need before you head out to The Playa.

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Official Survival Guide

This is the official Survival Guide from Burning Man Organization. A MUST READ before you go.


Maps and Directions

Make sure you know how to get to the Playa. A couple wrong turns in the Desert can lead to disaster.

Quick Camping Tips & Hacks

Burner Agenda