Welcome to Burning Flipside

Burning Flipside is a regional art and music festival inspired by Burning Man. It is a place for radical self-expression and an experiment in temporary community building. It is a place of acceptance, inclusiveness, and respect. It is organized entirely by volunteers. The art and entertainment is created solely by participants. There are no spectators. There are no concession stands. No cash transactions are permitted at Flipside. Even bartering is discouraged. This is a sincere experiment in creating a gift economy. If you need something, ask for it. If you have it, gift it! This is a Leave No Trace event. There are no garbage cans. Participants pack out what they bring into this private event.

The Basics

Who | What | When | Where | Current Survival Guide | Sound Policy

Curious about The State of the Tickets?

Read all about the ticket lottery and what's coming next. But for those who don't know, ticket registration and the mail-in for Flipside 2014 is closed. Information about your ticket requests will be going out next week!


Check out the Volunteering Page for all your volunteering needs. Chances are the group you want to find or volunteer for already has a page. If not, go add one!

Get Involved

Volunteer | Warehouse | Theme

Our Principles

Self Expression

Our events foster an environment of creative self-expression, where participants feel supported to honestly express their inner selves, through artistic creation, performance, and in their social interactions.


Our events foster an environment of personal accountability, where we hold ourselves responsible for our own actions, and take personal responsibility for meeting our own needs, for the event itself, and for the event's impact on the world at large.


Our events foster an environment of cooperation, where participants work together to resolve potential conflicts between one another, to help mediate conflicts between others, and to create art, performance, and social spaces on a larger scale than one person could alone.

Lost something at Flipside last year? Check out our Lost and Found from Burning Flipside 2013.