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2022 Archive

Galactic Cruzaders

We make music and laughter and encourage you to drop by and pick up an instrument and jam with us on our stage atop the Galactic Cruzaders (a shool bus in her former life)! Dance to our DJ lineup while enjoying an adult beverage from our bar on Tutu Techno Tuesday or sign up to strut your stuff in our Men in Lace lingerie fashion show. Come one, come all, and help us make the magic that makes BRC our home in the dust!

Hometown: Los Angeles

Galactic Jungle

Galactic Jungle’s interstellar research starship is on a collision course with Black Rock City. Its mission: To abduct BRC residents and submit them to a multitude of vibrational SCI-FI Soundwave experiments. On this trip to Black Rock City, Galactic Jungle will attempt to access the “universal harmonic code” where sound waves are manipulated to alter the space time continuum, allowing the ship to travel further than any species has ever traveled in the Universe. Needless to say, strange experiments will commence.

Hometown: Los Angeles

Galactic Labyrinth

The journey towards the heart is always a journey home.

Hometown: San Francisco

Galactic Relay

The spaceport of love on the playa. Home base of Out Of Band III and Zodiac. Location of the Intergalacticly famous bar, The Crocodile Milking Table.

Hometown: San Francisco


Galapagos is a camp that celebrates wordplay, silliness and creative joy in a sunny and island-themed setting! Come swing on our giant swing set or relax in the shade of our green turtle-shaped dome. We’ll have events most days from 2-4pm. Get your nails done and listen to off-the-cuff TED talks at ManiTEDi, drink smoothies and celebrate all things smooth at our SMOOTH event, plus more surprises we’ll dream up for this year’s Burn.

Hometown: San Francisco


A Dive Camp of Synthwave, Retro-Future Wave, CyberPunk Wave, Interstellar and Space Travel. Synthwave Music, Neon Colors Lights and Lasers. Apocalyptic Retro Future, Neo-Noir Atmosphere.

URL: Hometown: in space


Ahoy from the Pirates of the Playa (infamous creators of the Mutant Vehicle USS Nevada)…look for us “Gallavanting” around the playa spreading fun and adventure and hop a ride with us! ! Our mighty USS Nevada will be doing 2+ tours around playa daily from our home port so come visit us, enjoy our signature grogs concocted with our homemade distilled rum in an awesome full-fledged pirate bar, The ArrghBar. pARTicipate in our 2+ daily theme parties 10am and 2pm, come get your drink on, play games, and then relax in our Pirates Den – an amazing chill space with couches. Visit our Wayward Wenches Bazaar because we got what you forgot and a Pirate Fueling Station complete with water spritzes, protein drinks and icy otter pops … Come Party with us – it will be a sure adventure.

URL: Hometown: Reno

Game of Cones

Winter is coming for all at Game of Cones, who is celebrating its return to the playa by gifting snow cones to all. Each of the flavors even has its own house name! We strive to make our serving space as interactive and open for all burners. Stop by our camp in the mid-afternoon to hydrate, laugh, and enjoy our wicked afternoon dance party.

Hometown: San Diego

Ganesh Camp

Ganesh Camp is a lush retreat for dusty desert denizens. Noon 5, Tue Fri, celebrate and beat the heat in the bar in a large, cool desert tent from India or sit by the burn barrel at night! Or play volleyball during the day.

URL: Hometown: Berkeley

Garden of Hedons

Hometown: Brooklyn

Gauchos del Fuego

Gauchos del Fuego, the home to Argentinean burners in BRC since 2014. Come by to enjoy some mates in the morning and may be you might end up taking your own mate kit home.

We are also home of Fuego Austral, our regional burn. We’ll have information and postcards for you to take home about the only regional burn in Latin America.

On Thursday show your Gaucho’s skills at the Guachopartooza, a Pampa’s Rodeo BRC Style.


Gaylactic Invaders

Gaylactic Invaders Village is returning to the playa in search of intergalactic love slaves for shenanigans. Out-of-this-world beverages and workshops held throughout the burn. Resistance is futile – stop by and be assimilated!

Hometown: San Diego

GDI - Gawd Damn Independants

We’re BM Workers – and you might be too. Maybe you just need to take time to watch the street activity roll by, with a cold beer in your hand and a snacks on a dusty table after a busy time at work. This little camp is a Sit+Chill – where we’ll talk about our past BM stories; like there was this one time at Burning Man… and complain about the latest crop of Birgins and the sound camp two doors down. We’ll be up early for sunrise – so don’t bother dropping in until I get back at 9am or we are off shift at 4pm.

Hometown: Calgary

Gears & Beers

From rusted jalopies to busted Burn rigs, we’re your on-playa vehicle, art car and mobility repair camp!

We have mechanics and fabricators to tend to your cranky art cars, plus awesome non-mechanical types with all their fingers. We have 100’s of auto-parts in inventory plus raw materials, specialty tools and welding, we’ll fix your clapped out rig and get them back on playa for everyone to enjoy.

While you wait our dive bar features multiple taps of ice-cold microbrews and beverages with 80’s New Wave music.

Shop is open M-F. Hours vary by day. No wait lists walk-in only, no working during drinking hours.


URL: Hometown: Seattle


The Gecko camp has been a BRC landmark since 2007 and we are ready to rock the playa again this year! Our main bar lights up with an interactive Simon Says Games starting night fall. Our dance floor and lounge focus on deep house disco music. Our resident DJs (DJ-M, DJ Galexy, SamCake, Loustaou) will be rocking the Gecko’s Camp this year again, every night starting at 7pm. DJ-M has been playing music for Black Rock City for over 15 years now!. DJ Galexy regularly plays in various clubs in San Francisco and at other camps in BRC…

Oh, and don’t forget: on Thursday noon, we host our Playa-renowned ABCD PARTY: bring your Ass, eat some Bacon, drink some Champagne and dance on Disco!

Hometown: San Francisco

Gender Blender

Gender Blender is a home for for trans, genderqueer, enby, gender variant, nonconforming, queens, kings, cross-dressers, and anyone shape shifting the gender paradigm. We welcome all genders always and we focus on creativity, fun, consent, and liberation education. We make smoothies in the desert, dance, celebrate our lives, and do epic performance art.

URL: Hometown: Oakland

Get Toasted

Cinnamon toast and cinnamon whisky…

Hometown: Portland

Giants Workshop

We could be anything…

Hometown: Hudson Valley

Gift Economy Credit Union

Gift Economy Credit Union
Conversations about gifting and the economy. Leave or take a gift from the gift vault. Record your gifting habits in the Public gift ledger.

URL: Hometown: San Francisco


Gigsville is one of the oldest villages on the Playa (we’re turning 25 this year, hooray!). We’re dedicated to fire, fun, and good old fashioned jackassery. You’ll find us gathered around the car that’s on fire in the center of camp, probably arguing about whether or not ocelots should be allowed in camp, and whether or not that was, indeed, our camel.

URL: Hometown: Los Angeles

Gilded. Golden Snake Art Support

The official den for those who have created and support the Gilded snake art installation. Got questions about the art? Come visit us. We are not a pit of vipers.

URL: Hometown: Alameda, California and Valencia, Spain.

Give It A Shot! Vaccination Camp

Sexy nurses of all flavors will welcome you to our clinic, where you’ll get to choose your inoculations against things like Anger, Intolerance, and Exclusion. Oral shots (either alcohol or non-alcohol) are administered by real medical staff using Covid-safe, sterile, personal syringes. Each “patient” will leave with their very own official playa vaccination card.

URL: Hometown: Bishop

Giving Tree Support Camp

The Giving Tree Experience gives hope to inspiration! It’s an art car I built for burning man in 2017 and lil did I know it would make the waves we have so far with spreading that positive impact while making so many smiles along the way! It’s a 25′ tall 26′ wide 28′ long willow tree. With a short bus tiny tree house inside! Guest of all ages can ascend the later to the roof top deck that is 8′ wide by 16′ long where you will find all kinds of tree people smiling and laughing! Also you will find another tree trunk in the middle of the upper deck where you can climb further up to the crows nest, when you reach that point you will be captain of the the giving tree as you steer the actual helm into your own imagination. Then jump in one of four hanging papasan baskets for a nice relax!

Hometown: Topaz Lake

Glam Clams

Community! Love! And! Music! / Movement! / Massages! / Mischief! At the G.L.A.M. Clams, we are the family you want to choose. Come connect with fellow burners and take care of our community at our welcoming space. And, shake your damn booty on our dancefloor. Souls of Black Rock City unite

Hometown: San Francisco


GlamCocks is a global family that was started at Burning Man, and is dedicated to creating extraordinary experiences that celebrate and encourage burner principles, GlamCockery, bringing people together to find inspiration and creativity, and to express their fabulous, authentic selves. We believe that creativity, authenticity, and love for yourself and others are critical to having meaningful connections that make life fulfilling.

URL: Hometown: Seattle

Global Village

The Global Village is the First International District at Black Rock City, gifting offerings from over 10 camps from around the globe in the form of food, drink, performance, wellness and more. One of our highlights is our Sauna from Finland, swing on by and stay a while.

We are a Global Village made of regional international camps from around the world! Come to our space to experience our “World’s Faire” .” Take a steam in our Sauna, relax in our lounges, try unique foods and drinks from exotic lands and talk to our marionette in a language of your choice. Come learn in our workshops, play in our domes, and make a BurnerWorld a little smaller.

Hometown: International

Glow Job

Glow Job comes alive at night on playa. Psychedelic neon art, sculpture and personal beauty services. Visit our glowing blacklight art and beauty salon after sunset while you get ready for late night playa adventures. Blow your mind while you get your nails done. Get your face painted then melt it off. We are LGBTQ+.

URL: Hometown: Oakland

Glowskull Asylum Int'l

Glowskull Asylum Int’l brings extreme metal radical inclusion to the playa. Are you craving some good headbanging and want to meet exotic misfits from random places all over the world? Our bar, SkØllushery, and art car “Castle Glowskull” will be hosting mischief, ultra-violence, and twisted METAL (and other forms of rock) daily. All varieties of humans welcome!

Hometown: Santa Cruz


Comfy, relaxing lounge serving delicious homemade Cold Brew Coffee and Matcha OVER ICE. Monday- Saturday, 9:30am-1:30pm. Get your day off to a stimulated start with caffeinated drinks, open mic, and conversation.

Hometown: Los Angeles

Gnomeman's Land

Everything beautiful on the playa happens with a bit of luck — and the gnomes at Gnomeman’s Land have it in spades! We originate from deep in the forests of your most charming fairy tales. Some are stout & rotund, others are slender & sultry, but all are jolly & wear pink heart-shaped nipple pasties.

Our rainbow-picketed lawn will be an oasis from the scorching sun, and we serve ice cold lemonade all day long! Come join our annual block party — we’ll be manning the grill, and dancing in the Gnome Dome – a giant mushroom cap structure with bedazzled disco interiors. Come wander into Gnomeman’s Land, who knows what you may find!

As for the luck — a well-embraced hug with the right gnome will grant you some, and legend says a sloppy smooch may grant even more!”

Hometown: San Francisco

Goa People

We want to take everyone on a journey around the globe. Our main goal is to share what we know about this amazing planet with everyone willing to stop by at our camp. We are designing a very unique experience that will turn our main tent into a different continent each day. We will have 7 days to show our guests 7 different continents.

A very cool thing we are planning to do is to bring a refrigerated truck and use it as an ice-bar, we will call it ‘Antarctica”” (so to cover all 7 continents). Inside this truck, we will build a bar, we will place there some nice decorative elements made of ice to bring up the atmosphere. We want to celebrate our planet with all its diversity and greatness, and we welcome everyone who wants to join us in this celebration.

Hometown: Dubai

Goetta Life

Come to Goetta Life Camp for the Cincinnati sausage, stay for the drumming, hammocks, solar info, and bike chain cleaning and lubing!

Hometown: Cincinnati

Gold Dust

Come enjoy our wonderlawn oasis with giant size croquet and shenanigans. Fun for all ages!

Hometown: Rome

Golden Gallery

Featuring works from 2D, 3D, and performance artists, the Golden Gallery invites you to explore even more. Sip your libation from any of the neighboring establishments as you move around our curated collection. Just as the void gazes back so does art; this rabbit hole is exactly as deep as you’re willing to go…


Golden Gate Project

We are the Golden Gate Bridge.

URL: Hometown: Reno

Gong Wrong

“Gong” is both a universal cognate (same word in virtually every language), and an onomatopoeia (word that sounds the same as what it describes). It’s also a severely under-appreciated instrument, as it’s typically played loudly, but poorly.

Join us for sound meditations with gongs and bowls to explore deeper states of consciousness. Reveal your deepest self in ecstatic dance or by playing one of our many drums or gongs. Catch us at our Wednesday camp party, or meet us on the playa as we share the same energy serendipitously!

Hometown: New York City

Good Fortune for All

Hometown: San Diego

Good Question?!

What can you expect from our camp? Good Question?! Our camp features a gameshow designed after the TV classic “Double Dare”. Two teams compete against each other in an epic battle of wits and creativity in a two-round battle. Winners get to choose from a hand-curated selection of gifts provided by our GQ members.

For those looking for less action, cool off under our shade, play some bar games, and enjoy a refreshing drink from our question bar which offers BUY NONE GET ONE FREE DRINKS and Great Questions from open to close.

Hometown: San Francisco

Goodbye Horses

Goodbye Horses is a union of global Burners who have met and connected through Burning Man, regional Burns and local events. We are filmmakers, inventors, circus performers, designers, rockstars and more. Best known for Kernel’s World Famous PopCart, home of the best popcorn on the Playa, the one and only original, no bullshit authentic desert C~O~R~N for your grit. NO WOO-WOO LA TURNKEY CORN HERE FOLKS.

URL: Hometown: Los Angeles


Welcome to The Goonies! Where your childhood freedoms collides with the best part of adulthood in one giant SLAP of the goon bag.

Hometown: Vancouver

Grand Lind Voyager

Hometown: Tallinn

Grateful Floyd

Grateful Floyd is a small theme camp dedicated to good music and frosty cold draft IPA. We’ll be hosting a medallion-making event on Wednesday at 11am. Our signature event, Pink Floyd’s Delicate Sound of Thunder concert on the big screen, is a don’t-miss. — Thursday at 8pm. And come back on Friday evening to our Cult Movie night at 8pm.

Hometown: Valley Springs


Step into a digital realm of perceptual vastness, defying the physical and mental limitations of your perceived reality. Gravitate towards your dream experience in one of many time and space altering attractions. You will surely find your true center of GRAVITY here.

URL: Hometown: San Francisco


Get Greeted at Greeters Camp 6 & D

Hometown: Las Vegas

Grilled Cheese Experiment

The Grilled Cheese Experiment brings gooey comfort food deliciousness while we experiment with one of the 10 Principles. This year: Immediacy!

Hometown: Vancouver

Groove Oasis

Groove Oasis is your refuge in the dusty desert to rest or move your body. We are hosting dance workshops and parties throughout the week so check the playa schedule and come get your groove on!

URL: Hometown: San Francisco


Groundhaus is a poorly planned community featuring BRCGC spinning Industrial, EBM, Cold Wave, Dark Wave, Deathrock, Synthpop, RETRO, New Wave and more.

Hometown: Los Angeles


A camp focused on social and recreational nudity. Come enjoy the freedom and comfort at events including naked oil wrestling, carnival-style games, yoga, pottery making and gymnastics on a suspended ring.

Our camp is a great mixture of gay and straight burners, men and women of multiple ethnicities and nationalities. Come by and say hi, experience some of our events, or just take your clothes off and enjoy some shade (it’s just about the only area of our camp where the sun doesn’t shine).

URL: Hometown: Los Angeles

Gypsy Nebula Village

Gypsy Nebula Village is home to the Gypsymonkeys on the BRC Boardwalk, Bad Ice shaved ice bar, and the Bucking Beaver Burlesque stage and lounge. also the Gypsy Castaways with Selim’s Gyration Station, Misbehavior Science Camp, the Dream Charter, and the Tellus Wheel.
Enjoy shaved ice, or cotton candy and adopt a mutant monkey, play games, and win prizes. You can ride the biggest cock on the playa or go for a slow mosey on the Bucking Beaver. The Gypsymonkey lounge is shady during the day and black-lighted at night and always welcomes the weary traveler to rest and enjoy our ambiance and snark.
Make sure to join us for our nightly happy hour at 5:00 and Burlesque shows starting at 6:00.


GYST- Get Your Shit Together

GYST Burner Bus Stop is the place to meet your friends coming to the city. Wait with us, have a drink, enjoy some beats, get info or swag.
Events: TUTU Tuesday 2022, Burner Acculturation Mon and Wed, Banana Party Thurs, Tokyo Sector Burn night party.
Music and drinks all week long.
Burner Naming and Tagging available upon request.

Hometown: Sacramento