United States | Burning Man

United States | Burning Man

Burning Man experience 

This is a yearly, nine-day gathering in the desert that incorporates creative exhibitions, installations, and music. Burning Man isn’t a Festival. Burning Man is a community of like minded people creating a temporary city. A worldwide cultural movement dependent on 10 reasonable standards. A couple of these standards incorporate extremist consideration (“Anyone can be part of the experience”), gifting, decommodificatios (no cash passes hands at the celebration), radical self-reliance and self-expression, leaving no trace (” We are committed to leaving no physical trace of our activities wherever we gather”), and participation.

When is Burning Man?
30 Aug – 6 Sep

This event takes place each year during the week leading up to and including Labor Day weekend. Due to the covid-19, When booking your trip, make sure to confirm the dates on the official burning man website.

Where does Burning Man take place?
Black Rock City

The event is held at a temporary location called Black Rock City in the remote Black Rock Desert, in Nevada.
Black Rock City is made up of tents and RVs brought by all participants.

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What happens at Burning Man?

Burning Man does not book any entertainment for the event, but instead encourages participants to perform for the community free of charge. Most People wander around the camps on foot, bicycles, and scooters, cook together, dance, drink, make art, and generally just party. Because no money is exchanged by hands, you can participate in activities such as wine tastings, zip lining, and massages — all given out by various attendees for free.

How many people attend?
70 000+

More than 70,000 people have attended in the years before. Those who attend Burning Man, called “Burners,” include celebrities and wealthy tech CEOs. If you wish to attend, you should not wait to get a ticket, as the event typically sells out very quickly.

Cost to attend?
$425 – $1,400

Although you don’t need to spend any money once you get there, its definitely not free or cheap. Most tickets sell for $425, according to the event’s official website, and you’ll also have to purchase a $100 vehicle pass for each car you drive in. Approximately 4,000 pre-sale tickets are available starting in mid-March, at $1,400 each. Kids 12 and under, can attend for free.

CNBC estimated that the total cost of attending the event could range from $1,300 to $20,000, including transportation, food, camp fees, costumes, and gifts.

How long does it take to drive there?

The nearest large city to Black Rock City is Reno, about a 2.5-hour drive away, according to Google Maps. From San Jose, it’s about 6.5 to 7 hours, and between 6 and 7.5 hours from San Francisco, depending on the route. If you’re coming from Los Angeles, the drive will take you at least 9.5 hours.

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Burning Man festival - Black Rock Desert, in Nevada | United States
Burning Man festival - Black Rock Desert, in Nevada | United States
united states | Summer Camp

united states | Summer Camp

Summer Camp Music Festival

During the 3-day event at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, IL, the first event of the Summer Camp Music Festival in 2001 brought over 1,000 patrons to enjoy over 15 bands on two stages. Since then, Summer Camp has annually transformed the grounds, attracting more fans, more fun and more music. This festival is now the host of a number of performances over three days on various stages (four if you make it to the Pre-Party Thursday!).

summer camp music festival lineup:

Organizers of the Summer Camp Music Festival are looking ahead to 2021 with mainstays like moe. and Umphrey’s McGee as well as Ween, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead, Billy Strings, Three6Mafia, Rezz, STS9, Tipper, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, Shpongle, The Wood Brothers, Andy Frasco & The U.N., Aqueous and Kyle Hollingsworth Band have signed up once again for the Chillicothe, Ill. event.and more.


Join the Pre-Party:

The only way to experience the Summer Camp entirely is to attend the Thursday Pre-Party. The campers come out of the gates hot and ready for four days to live it up. Arriving on Thursday ensures you’ll get dibs as well as sets on the best camp sites.

Bring a Wagon:

General camping is tent only and some of the camp spots are very far from the parking lot.  If you have more gear than you can haul on your back be sure to bring a wagon.

Come Prepared for Any Weather:

Of course, everyone is hoping for moderate weather and bright skies, but the weather has been all over the place at the Summer Camp for the last few years. Come prepared for anything and then you’ll be ready to roll with it and enjoy the weekend no matter what.

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