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Ticketing & General Event Information:

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2024 General Sale:

Opens: April 27, 2024 at Noon

Cost: $90 Each

Limit 2 Adult, 3 Children Per Sale

Children 12 and under are free but still require a ticket! Please select a childrens ticket and sign their waiver.

POrtalBurn has a new ticketing system.

All waivers are electronic. You will need to enter your goverment issued Driver/Id/Passport number when signing.

FYI: You will not recieve your ticket until your waiver has been signed!

Parking Pass:

Cars: $5 Each

Vehicle with Utility Trailer: $10 Each

RV / Camper: $10, Limited Supply. Please Register With Placement

2024 OMG Sale:

Cost: $120 Each, Very Limited Supply

Lottery Winners

Winners Posted Soon

  1. Current ticket holders are NOT eligible for the lottery and will be disqualified if entered.
  2. The name on the lottery form must match the name on your government issued ID!
  4. Winning numbers will be posted immediately after the drawing.
  5. Winners will be notified by July 10 at Midnight. Shortly after, they will receive a link to purchase one ticket.
  6. One lottery entry per burner! Multiple entries for same PERSON will have all entries removed.

  7. If you have made an error please email, DO NOT ADD ANOTHER ENTRY.

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POrtalBurn 2024 Main Sale

OMG Sale
Early July

Ticket Account Center

Ticket Holders

For your ticket to be valid:
  • The name printed on your ticket must match your government issued id. NO EXCEPTIONS!
    • ID will be matched to the name on the ticket with your at gate.
  • All tickets must scan. Gate volunteers will be accountable for every wristband they are given. Voided tickets will not scan and you will not gain entry into the event
  • All waivers are electronic, if you have not receieved a ticket then you have not signed your waiver.
Transfers & Gifting a Ticket
If you bought extra tickets and they are still in your name, you need to Transfer or Gift the ticket!

Transfering a Ticket.

Transfering is the easiest way to put a ticket in somebody elses name. This option will reimburse your original payment method once they have purchased the ticket through the ticketing site. (Minus processing fees.)
NOTE: The transferee can only create an account once the ticket transfer has been initated by the ticket holder.

Gifting A Ticket.
The gifting option is intened for those giving a ticket who do not want a refund from the ticketing vendor. NOTE: This is a manual process and may take a week or more to complete. Gifting must be requested by July 5. OMG Tickets Cannot Be Gifted, if you purchase an OMG Ticket please make sure the information is correct when you purchase the ticket.
Please fill out the form found in the Ticket Transfer dropdown in the General Information section at the bottom of this page!

Parking & Utility Trailer Passes are Still Available
You Must be a Ticket Holder to Purchase a Parking Pass.

To Purchase a Pass: Please email and we can add one to your account.

To Transfer a Pass: Please see the Parking Pass drop down menus in the General Information section at the bottom of this page.

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What to Know for 2024

All waivers are electronic. The POrtalBurn Waiver can be found in General Information at the bottom of this page.

OMG Admission:

Any open tickets remaining after the General Admission sale, ending July 5, will be transfered to the OMG Sale.

Please note if you purchase OMG tickets:

  • It is too late to bring your camper
  • It is too late to register a theme camp
  • It is too late to do anything that requires registration

POrtalBurn Ticket Aid

POrtalBurn is offering a limited number of Ticket Aid tickets this year!

These tickets are very limited and will be awarded based on need.

Please READ the Ticket Aid section at the bottom of this page for information and restrictions.

2024 POrtalBurn Ticket Aid is Now Closed

Parking & RV Passes:

We strongly encourage carpooling, parking is very very tight at HBH and we need to ensure there is enough parking.

Parking and limted RV passes will be available for purchase as an add-on with a ticket purchase. You must purchase a parking or RV pass if you intend to bring a vehicle.


The name on your ticket must match a government issued photo ID and will be checked at gate. Every participant aged 13 and older needs to be named on their ticket.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult and are exempt from the ID rule stated above.

A ticket with a friend's, partner's, lover's or any other name that does not match your ID is not valid and you will not be permitted entry.


Please DO NOT leave and attempt to re-enter event. Doing so could jeopardize our ability to have POrtalBurn in the future. Particpants in violation will be asked to leave and could result in a temporary or permanent ban from POrtalBurn!


General Information:

POrtalBurn Waiver
The Terms and Conditions of the POrtalBurn Waiver may be changed by POrtalBurn prior to the Event, and if so, the revised Terms and Conditions will apply to me. The most current version can be found at or by selecting the link below. My use of a ticket or other entry credential for entry to the event signifies my binding agreement to the Terms and Conditions in effect at the time of my entry to the Event.

POrtalBurn Waiver
Hummingbird Hill
6780 Stanz Rd. Almond, NY 14804
There will be limited gate hours. New arrivals will be permitted entry only during Gate hours. Seriously - don't arrive outside of Gate hours.

Gate Hours Subject to change over the next several weeks.

Thursday: 3 p.m. through Midnight

Friday: 9 a.m. through Midnight

Saturday: 9 a.m. through 6 p.m.

Sunday: Gate is closed to new arrivals.

Monday: Gate is closed

Departure and re-entry will be limited to emergencies only. There will be no traffic movement in or out of the event site during the Saturday and Sunday night burns; you can depart only after the burn is deemed 'safe' by our Fire Team.

You can only arrive earlier on Thursday if you have prior authorization. If you are not approved for early arrival, do not show up before gate opens. Early Arrival will be permitted for authorized individuals who are critical to making the event happen. This will include, but may not be limited to Board members, Leads, Art Grant recipients and the Effigy Builder. Theme Camps may request early arrival if it's critical for their setup.
Your ticket will be emailed to you once your waiver has been signed.
  • Login to the Ticket Account Center
  • Select Tickets from the top navigation bar
  • Click View Details next to the order you'd like to transfer tickets for
  • Click the Transfer button
  • Select the ticket(s) you'd like to transfer
  • Enter the name and email of the person you'd like to transfer the tickets to
  • Once they receive and complete the transfer, you will be refunded minus any transfer fees.
Want to gift your ticket to someone for FREE? Need to Transfer a Parking Pass?
(Use this option if a friend is going to give you cash)

Please complete this form!

You cannot leave gift tickets at the gate; any ticket you cannot use must be transferred via the process above.

Any tickets sold must be at face value. Profiting from a ticket sale is strictly forbidden. This cannot be emphasized enough. If someone attempts to sell you a ticket for a profit, please email immediately with the subject line 'Ticket Sale Alert'.

For any other questions Email: we will respond as quickly as possible
PLEASE purchase a Parking Pass if you intend to bring a vehicle.

General parking is very limited! Please Carpool if possible. We have several parking lots available, with loading zones for convenience!

Please park cars close together and listen to Parking Volunteers, give them a CONSENTUAL BEAR HUG for all that they do. A drop/pickup location for your belongings will be marked by DPW. Please do your best to unpack and get your vehicle to the parking lot ASAP! We all want to say our hellos so please consider those in the line behind you. Portal Burn has several wagons to share however it is highly recommended to bring your own. Vehicles left in the drop-off zone for too long will be subject to ridicule, shame, and boobytraps.

Please only buy a pass if need one!
Parking Passes help us determine the number of OMG tickets we can release. The more passes we sell the fewer OMG tickets will be availble!

To Purchase or Transfer a Parking / Trailer / RV Pass
  • You must have a Ticket in your name to puchase a Parking Pass
  • If you have a ticket and need a Parking Pass or Trailer Pass
    • email: and we can add one to your account!
  • If you need to transfer a pass please use this form

For any other questions email: we will respond as quickly as possible

POrtalBurn is offering discounted tickets for those in finacial need. If you would like to attend POrtalBurn and believe the cost is too much please follow the link below. These tickets are in very limited supply and will be awarded based on need.

The information you share will only be seen by the PortalBurn BOD and will not be shared.


  • If you purchase a ticket to POrtalBurn in ANY sale, you are not eligible to participate in the Ticket Aid Program.
  • If you are approved for a reduced-price ticket through the Ticket Aid Program and purchase a POrtalBurn ticket in any later sale, your Ticket Aid Program award will be revoked, even if the ticket was purchased for someone else or you let someone else use your credit card.
  • If a ticket to POrtalBurn is transferred into your name, you are no longer eligible to receive a ticket through the Ticket Aid Program and your award will be revoked.
  • Applications are one per person. No couple or group applications. Feel free to reference each other in your applications if you wish.
  • Applications are one per email address. Applications with duplicate email addresses will not be considered.
  • You may not submit an application on someone else's behalf unless the applicant has a disability that prevents them from submitting it themselves.
  • You must use your legal name on your application. If you are awarded a ticket you will be required to show a legal photo ID in order to enter the event.
  • We will not request additional documentation or clarification, please ensure your application is complete prior to submission.

2024 POrtalBurn Ticket Aid is Closed!

There will be a limited number of reserve tickets held to ensure individuals who are critical to making the event happen are able to attend. This will include, but may not be limited to: BOD, Leads, Art Grant Recipients, and the Effigy Builder. If you are a recipient of a reserve ticket, a reserve ticket link will be provided to you to purchase your personal ticket. Yes, kids are allowed! POrtalBurn is a family event that welcomes participants of all ages. However, we do have a "Red Light" district and children are prohibited in this area.

Please be aware that nudity is allowed and some art may be sexualy explicit in nature.

Children 12 and under are free but still require a ticket.

Minors 13 - 20 will require a ticket and will be provided an underage wristband.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

For the protection of minors at POrtalBurn, all parents and guardians are required to register each minor in their care at the Gate. Please also write your name on the wristbands of the minors in your care. Failing to adequately supervise minors in your care is your fastest ticket out of POrtalBurn, as you may be immediately ejected without exception or recourse.
No, pets are not allowed. Only service animals. I understand that these Terms and Conditions may be changed by BMP prior to the Event, and if so, the revised Terms and Conditions will apply to me. The most current version can be found at My use of a ticket or other entry credential for entry to the Event signifies my binding agreement to the Terms and Conditions in effect at the time of my entry to the Event.

POrtalBurn Waiver
NO refunds, All Sales final. Portal Burn will take place rain or shine. In the unlikely event that the board of directors cancels POrtal a ticket will be issued to a rescheduled event, next year’s event, or a refund will be issued minus any fees, including those administered by burner tickets and processing companies. Ticket Transfers: Open until 24 hours prior to event.
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