Newbie Orientations


If this is your first time going to the desert or maybe you have been once and want a little more information, these orientations are for you!

Bring your paper and pens and all your questions - we'll do our best to answer them and more!

Depending on the location, you may need to bring your own chair, snacks, and beverages - it's a lot of info, but it'll make your first (or second, or third!) year at the burn MUCH easier. ūüôā¬†

There are several documents to help bring you up to speed.
Please print them out and bring your questions to the orientation.

Also super handy is the "First Timers Guide" on the Burning Man website. This will help answer many of your questions before heading out to the desert.

There will be three official orientations each spring...   usually held at locations strategically chosen to reach as many Angelenos as possible... such as:

  • Big Art Labs (downtown-ish)
  • Baldwin Hills Overlook (Culver City)
  • The Other Door (North Hollywood)

As soon as we have more details, we'll post them:

If you are a veteran and want to lead a section of the orientation, we'd love to have your help! Just contact us!