Nevada - Reno

Regional Community

Greetings from your Reno Regional Contacts: Danielle “Gemini” Gann-Lind, Rod Coleman and Dale Weber. Reno and the surrounding communities of Northern Nevada and Northeast California are the Gateway To Burning Man. We like to think of ourselves as ‘Backyard Burners’. Reno has a great and ever growing Burner Community, with events happening all year round.

2022 started off with monthly Burner Meetups hosted by Gemini. These were a lot of fun and we look forward to starting up again with a new venue, perhaps multiple venues featuring different sections of our vast community. February brought our, now annual, Share The Love valentine making to brighten the lives of our elderly and at-risk youth. This year we plan multiple Share The Love events. At the end of February our RCs and local burners helped to coordinate with the BM Ops Summit.  Our Town Hall resumed live at Artech, a Reno maker space, in May after a hiatus due to Covid.  It was a joy to interact with our friends in person again!  Also in May, many of us took part in the Multi-Regional Summit, a weekend leadership campout with our regional neighbors in Lake Tahoe and Sacramento. June brought our first ever Mutant Vehicle Show and Shine bringing over a dozen art cars and hundreds of attendees to the one-day outdoor show. Reno Burners LLC brought back Reno Decompression, our only official art grant fundraiser, returned in October to a new and wonderful location with over 700 attendees for the one-day event! Many local art cars and Burners brought their distinct style to the Nevada Day Parade, an annual tradition. December brought a soggy/rainy/snowy/slushy Santa Crawl to downtown Reno with a great showing of Burners carrying on the SantaCon tradition.

We will again spotlight multiple art projects destined for playa, local happenings, interaction with local groups and shared art grant opportunities.  The Generator is continuing to offer educational/skills classes and building big art for playa. We are thrilled to have the Burning Man Reno office in town and we continue to collaborate on projects. including Share the Love valentine making for seniors and disadvantaged youth and most recently a Burner Meetup/Book Launch with Caveat Magister.  More burner art is being aquired and installed around northern Nevada with new additions along Fourth Street. We anxiously await the revival of The Gateway Project, beautifying vacant lots of downtown with amazing Burning Man art pieces. We look forward to continuing our effort to raise funds for art grants and charitable contributions within our community. To see what’s going on, visit or just link to our:

Reno / Tahoe Burner Calendar


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Regional Contacts:

Dale Weber a.k.a. Stroker
burning since:
personal quote:
"Go ahead... do it. What could possibly go wrong?"
Danielle "Gemini" Gann-Lind
burning since:
personal quote:
"riding the edge of chaos since 2003"
Alt - Rod Coleman
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personal quote:
"Art is that which everything else isn't" - Theodore Roethke