Fascinating drone footage taken above Burning Man shows stunning views of prominent installations at the arts and culture festival as thousands of revelers make their way around the desert by foot and bicycles.
An estimated 70,000 people are in attendance to the eight-day revelry – which sees burners don wild costumes and leave their cash at home for a week of all-night parties in the temporary city known as the playa, north of Reno, Nevada.
The festival’s webcast team shot drone footage early this week, which aired on the Burning Man Live Stream.
Photos from the drone footage show bikers trek around the desert and aerial views of art installations such as the Burning Man Temple.
Drone footage taken above the Burning Man festival captures stunning views of prominent installations and the thousands of revelers
The Burning Man Webcast team captured the fascinating footage on Monday at the festival north of Reno, Nevada
Photos from the drone footage show bikers trek around the desert and aerial views of art installations such as the Burning Man Temple (above)
An estimated 70,000 people are said to be in attendance to the eight-day revelry this year
An aerial view of the Temple is pictured at the festival on Monday in Reno
Bikers make their way around the desert at the Burning Man Festival in Reno on August 27, 2018
The festival is scheduled to run through the next Monday with celebrity guests such as the likes of Cara Delevingne and Elon Musk among previous years’ attendees.
Burners shared photos on social media this week from the mega-party, showing off nights with lit up bicycles, DJ sets and skimpy outfits.
Tickets for the event went on sale for $1,200 in January. The only items sold within the festival are coffee and ice, with attendees expected to bring everything else they may need.
Peter Read, of London, raises his arms to greet the morning sun at Burning Man after all-nighter dancing on August 29, 2018 in Reno, Nevada
A woman dances as she dons a wild costume August 28, 2018 at the Burning Man festival
A woman rides her dike through the desert on August 28 at Burning Man 2018 in Reno, Nevada
A woman poses for a picture as she dons a showy costume at Burning Man 2018 on Monday in Reno
Burning Man attendees watch the morning sun clear the horizon after dancing all night on August 29, 2018
Thousands of festival-goers were forced to put their Burning Man plans on hold Sunday, as the event was delayed on its first day.
Revelers waited for hours on the entrance road outside of the festival due to whiteouts and potholes and construction.
This year’s event has kicked up a significant amount of controversy as law enforcement officials threaten to set up traffic stops on the road to the venue and the #MeToo movement calls the appropriateness of the signature ‘Orgy Dome’ into question.
A scene from the Burning Man 2018 in the Nevada desert shows a man wearing a cow costume
A reveler is shown sitting on a lifted bicycles August 28, 2018 at Burning Man in Reno
A reveler smiles and gives a thumbs up for the camera at the festival in Reno on Monday
Burners shared photos on social media this week from the mega-party, showing off nights with lit up bicycles, DJ sets and skimpy outfits
Revelers are shown hanging from the car installation at Burning Man on August 27, 2018
A group of people are seen taking shots Monday at the festival, which will continue on into early next week
In 1990, the meager festival moved from the beach to the desert, and since then it has grown into one of the most infamous events of the year
The Burning Man tradition dates back to 1986, when Larry Harvey, Jerry James and a group of 20 others lit an eight-foot wooden model of a man on fire at Baker Beach in San Francisco.
In 1990, the meager festival moved from the beach to the desert, and since then it has grown into one of the most infamous events of the year.
Burning Man is guided by a set of 10 principles – including radical inclusion, self-expression, self-reliance, immediacy and leaving no trace.
Evelyn Gavioli, od Paulo, Brazil, poses for a picture beneath a neon sign at Burning Man on August 28, 2018
A giant metal heart glows from fire within at Burning Man on August 28 in Reno
Hundreds of dancers crowd in front of the Mayan Warrior, a bus-sized mobile music stage at Burning Man on August 29, 2018