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Newbie Orientation

2024 Burning Man Newbie Orientation

The details are being worked out and we will be posting the Newbie Orientation information here:

  • Tucson Newbie Orientation
    • Date: July 14th, 2024
    • Time: 3:00pm-6:00pm
    • Location: Tucson – near the Park Place Mall
  • Phoenix Newbie Orientation
    • Date: TBD
    • Time: TBD
    • Location: Looking for a host who can comfortable accommodate 30-40 people in the Phoenix area… in July. If interested, please contact

Burning Man 2023 Newbie Orientation

2023 Burning Man Newbie Orientation

  • ZOOM: Recording of the 2023 AZBurner’s Newbie Orientation
    and enter the pass code s6ha^E41
    • Date/Time: Saturday, July 15th, 2023 – 4pm to 7pm concluded
    • Location: Central Phoenix
    • Date/Time: Sunday, July 16th, 2023 – 3pm to 6pm concluded
  • Location: Tucson – near the Park Place Mall

All the link from the AZ Burners Newbie Orientation will be posted here by COB 07/18/2023


Veteran Burner?

Do you have wisdom to share about how to have a great burn? We’d love for you to be a presenter! Want to help set up and/or clean up? We’d love your help! Send an email to

Can’t make it?

Check the AZ Burners website Resources Page and scroll to the Newbie Orientation section.

Will there be an event in Northern AZ?

If you’re interested in hosting, send an email to and we’ll work with you to make it happen!

2022 (Last year’s) Event Recording

NOTE: Click this link to view on YouTube and view the NOTES for an agenda, and jump to topics that are of interest to you.


There will be plenty of topics within each of the sections below, all presented to you by various local veteran Burners.

  • Welcome!
  • The Burning Man Experience – Setting Your Expectations
  • Life At Burning Man (the biggest section)
  • Getting to Burning Man
  • Leaving Black Rock City and Returning to Default World
  • Decompression
  • Wrap Up and More Resources For You