WELCOME TO PLAYA DEL FUEGO!
We’re a Burning Man affiliated event for the mid-Atlantic region, promoting the ten principles of Burning Man and inspiring participants to join in on the gifting and self expression so vital to our community. We welcome and need all participants, newbie to gnarled, because we are an engine that runs on good will. So check out the site and get ready to be part of one of the most creative and joyful communities on the planet.

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Down time and Deadlines

Thank you all for your patience as our ISP recovered from a massive crash of one of our servers.  While we are back online, please be patient when adding content (Art Grant Applications, What Where When, Theme camp or sound camp submissions), several drives on the server are still be restored so there will be some slowness.  Please avoid over using refresh (F5) or hitting submit multiple times.

We are aware that deadline for Art Grant applications was during the outage.  The Art Grant committee has decided to extend the deadline.  An announcement on the length of time for the extension will be made this evening and the website will be updated once the announcement is made.  

Registrations Are Open!

The following registrations for Fall PDF are now open:

MY PDF
Need to manage your applications, registrations and What Where When submissions?  This is the place to go to view and manage it all!

Theme Camp Registration
Bringing a Theme Camp to PDF, creating it here will make sure it is displayed in the What Where When for all to see.  If you've previously brought a Theme Camp to PDF, instead of creating a new camp, click on My PDF and update your camp information for the upcoming burn.

Theme Camp Placement
If you would like your Theme Camp placed in the main Theme Camp area, please request Theme Camp Placement by clicking on the link above.

Sound Camps
PDF limits the number of Loud Sound Camps playing at PDF.  If you would like to bring a Sound Camp, please fill in this Application. For additional information about Sound, check out our Sound Policies

What Where When
The What Where When Guide is the participants' guide to all the many silly, inspiring, delightful, loud, quiet, thoughtful, foxy, exotic, expressive, interesting, beautiful, humbling, and yummy things that happen at Playa del Fuego.  Click here to read more about it and get your Events or Art in the guide.

Art Placement
New this year!  In order to help with the placement of Art installations through the burn, we are asking anyone who has received an Art Grant, is bringing art to burn, or will have an art piece that needs to be placed outside their own Theme Camp to please fill in a placement application by clicking the Art Placement link above.

Fall 2014 Ticket Sale Dates Announced

Fall 2014 Playa del Fuego will be held at the Vietnam Veterans Motorcycle Club in Townsend, DE on Columbus day weekend, Thursday, October 9 at 5pm thru Monday, October 13 at noon.

Ticket Sales

Round 1: Wednesday, July 23 at 9:00 PM SOLD OUT
Round 2: Sunday, August 10 at 12:00 PM SOLD OUT

Reserve tickets (for essential volunteers, arts grants, and the volunteer raffle winners) will be on sale Monday, August 18 thru Wednesday, September 10.

Answers to questions about tickets can be found by navigating to the Ticketing FAQ using the menus on the left, or by clicking HERE

 

NOW ACCEPTING BOARD NOMINATIONS!

Do you know someone who would make a great addition to the Playa Del Fuego Board of Directors?  We will begin accepting nominations for new BOD members starting Saturday, June 30, 2014, and nominations will close on Thursday, July 31.  This will be followed by a public comment period in which community members may submit testimonials about those who have been nominations for consideration.  In addition, new this year, we will be speaking with individual nominees to discuss the role of the position so that expectations are fully understood.

Welcome New Board Member

Welcome Dove "Starfish" Russo, the newest member to be elected to the Playa del Fuego Board of Directors. A sincere thank you to all the hard working and well respected members of our community who were nominated. This nomination cycle also produced the largest amount of community feedback EVER. This community belongs to all us and it is a sign of health to get so much sincere input from so many different members of it. It is never to soon to start thinking of nominees for next year.