Washington, DC

Regional Community

This group includes members of the Burning Man community who live in Washington, DC as well as the surrounding metro area, including parts of Virgina and Maryland.

Our community in very active and includes a number of Burning Man and Regional festival theme camps, as well as community and art groups that keep the energy going year round. To learn more about these groups, please visit our website at http://dcburners.org/

Our regional burn is called Playa del Fuego (PDF) and is held twice a year in the Spring & Fall in Odessa, Delaware. DC Burners hold regular “takeovers” of popular bars and put together Santarchy, the Bunny Hop, and many parties.


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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 Washington, DC 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:

DCBurners mailing list can be joined by creating an account at 




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Regional Contacts:

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Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken. - Oscar Wilde.
Patty Simonton
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Destroy what bores you on sight.
Charles Plank
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Aaron Parness
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"Alchemy builds community. Safety third!"