27 Insane Burning Man Facts That Will Make You Think Twice About Missing It Next Year

Jeff Glennon - April 8th, 2019

They Don’t Call It Burning Man For No Reason

This massive collection of art, music, people, and limitless possibilities was started back in June of 1986; it’s been around for over 30 years! The men responsible for the madness are Jerry James and Larry Harvey.

The beginnings of the festival were much tamer; there was a small ‘man’ burned and a fraction of the people. At one point early on the police tried to ban the burning of the hand built ‘man’.

After the law got involved they packed up and chose Reno, Nevada. You can burn whatever you want in the middle of the desert! Located in the beautiful Black Rock Desert, the landscapes and imagery are jaw dropping and enough to make you curious about the group behind it all.