To bring or not to bring?

You Must Bring:

  • Your ticket or your photo ID
  • 2 liters of drinking water per person per day (if you don’t want to stand in line).
  • Water for cleaning purpose (self and dishes) – (if you don’t want to stand in line).
  • Sealable Containers to dispose of your grey water bring it home!
  • A reusable water bottle
  • Food & beverages
  • An extensive first-aid kit
  • Sunscreen/sunblock & sunglasses
  • Warm clothing , poncho (for rain)
  • Rope or tie-down straps
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Garbage and recycling bags, and tools to clean up your camp
  • Duct tape — you’ll find a need for it, guaranteed.
  • Lights for your art,(bike) and your person for safe nighttime travel
  • Flashlights and spare batteries (headlamps are useful)
  • Battery operated led lights to light up your camp
  • A good camp tent or other shelter and warm sleeping bags and bedding.
  • Portable ashtrays if you smoke (e.g. mint tin that closes securely)
  • Prescriptions, contact lens supplies (disposables work great), and anything else you need to maintain your health in a remote area with no services
  • Fire extinguishers to protect your camp, property, and art
  • Common sense, an open mind, a sense of humor and a positive attitude
  • Tent stakes
  • Valid medical certificate for heavy medication, food and fluids necessary for the treatment of allergies or other diseases.

You Probably Should Bring:

  • Something to heat up food/ liquid: a one-pit camping burner or single usage BBQ
  • Costumes, musical instruments, props, decorations, and anything that might make the experience more fun for you and your playa neighbors
  • Impregnated with fire retardant, certified deco materials
  • Portable shower with a drain system to collect & manage grey water
  • Lotion, lip balm and earplugs (Not everyone will want to sleep when you do!)
  • Camp marker (flag, banner, distinctive marking)
  • Tennis balls to top and protect dangerous tent stakes
  • Extra set of car keys (keys are easily lost)
  • Shade structures, umbrellas, parasols, sheets; something to block the sun or blocks the rain

You Should Not Bring:

  • ELECTRICITY: a weekend ticket includes limited use of electricity (to be found in the kitchen camps) We strongly advise you to limit your power usage, so leave your blow dryer, electrical pumps, microwaves and coffee machines at home and limit use of fridges etc. in RVs.
  • Aggregates (When you provide a theme camp that needs more then 1Khw please make sure our production team is aware)
  • Professional photo and video equipment
  • Glass (for obvious safety reasons)
  • Gas installations or large gas bottles (only small camping gas bottles – max 190 grams or one-pit stoves)
  • Unauthorised professional sound systems, projections, moving lights and smoke machines
  • Drugs or other illegal substances
  • Pets
  • Over than 16ml sealed, closed refills for e cigarettes
  • Over than 8 liter of beverages in total
  • Flares, brick BBQs, wood, toxic, flammable or explosive materials, nitrous oxide, fireworks, laser pens, unmanned aircrafts and other dangerous object or weapons
  • Any weapons as classified by law

Burning Man is not a festival. It’s a catalyst for creative culture in the world.