Planning your Burning Man project – August 28th to September 5, 2016 @burningman

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Burning Man is quickly approaching! We’ve assembled this list to help you plan your project to keep things easy for all of us.

  • Allow ample time to design, build, test and troubleshoot your project.
  • Don’t wait until the last possible day…there won’t be time for additional parts, etc (and popular items such as LEDs always sell out).
  • Be aware of the Adafruit shipping cut-off times and delivery options (we do not have Saturday or Sunday delivery).
  • We do not offer messenger services or special delivery options to the Playa. We get asked this each year about this.
  • Please use the Adafruit customer support forums for all assistance; do not email the staff directly. Here’s a guide for creating your post.
  • The are no returns of products used for your Burning Man project, once it’s been used, that’s it.
  • We do not have visitors or a retail store for purchases.
  • We cannot sponsor a camp or do special discounts, it’s not fair to everyone else and we do not want/need Adafruit’s logos on your camp (see the Ten Principles of Burning Man).


As 2022 starts, let’s take some time to share our goals for CircuitPython in 2022. Just like past years (full summary 2019, 2020, and 2021), we’d like everyone in the CircuitPython community to contribute by posting their thoughts to some public place on the Internet. Here are a few ways to post: a video on YouTub, a post on the CircuitPython forum, a blog post on your site, a series of Tweets, a Gist on GitHub. We want to hear from you. When you post, please add #CircuitPython2022 and email circuitpython2022@adafruit.com to let us know about your post so we can blog it up here.

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