Regional Community

We Philly folks are no strangers to the Black Rock Desert. Some of us have been making the trek for years now. We’re a diverse group of fire performers, artists, gearheads and musicians. We regularly make treks to New York, Baltimore, Washington DC as well as other places to gather with Burners from other places.

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Get involved and find out about local happenings by signing up on our Announcement list, chat with other Burners on our Discussion lists, or follow us via your social media of choice - but definitely come out and get involved!

Announcement List:

The Philadelphia Announce list is a moderated announcements-only list for events of interest to local Burners. Recipients get regular updates, event listings, and Burning Man news from this list.

To subscribe, send a blank email to:

Discussion List:

Yahoo Group: phillyburn

To subscribe, email to


Regional Contact Email:

Social Media:

Philly Burners Facebook Group is an unofficial social group where most events are shared.  Twitter is brand new and will be another form of Philly Burner news.

Playa del Fuego is the official Mid-Atlantic Burn

PEX Summer Fest is the unofficial Philadelphia Burn

There are many other local unofficial festivals and events that follow the burner ethos.  Philly is blessed with a plethora of gatherings throughout the year.

Regional Contacts:

Sharyn' Giggles
burning since:
personal quote: Wildness is the preservation of the world.