Glitter Crash 2019

‘Um’…the forbidden word. The word I say too much. But ‘Um’ is a good word to describe the weekend. “Um, what just happened?” “Um, what do I do now?” “Um, how do I get more of that in my life?” As the ‘Um’s’ start to build it’s easy to get overwhelmed by …Glitter Crash–the feeling you get after an entire weekend of “Um, that was amazing, sparkly, and everything I needed!” ‘Um’ also takes on many meanings. It gives you an audible...

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Velvet Swing & Buddy’s

We love our major sponsor Velvet Swing!  This incredible cannibis enhanced sensual lubricant is your path to bigger and better orgasms. We are so excited they have organized this little field trip to Buddy’s Pot Shop for all our attendees on Thursday, the 9th. The shuttle will leave at 6pm and then again at 7pm from the main hotel lobby. We will have representatives in the hotel lobby to greet you, check you off the sign-up...

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Explore Seattle While at BurlyCon!

So this is your first time to Seattle? First thing’s first. The rumors are true and it does rain here a lot! If you want to try and fit in like a Seattle-ite leave your umbrella at home and pack a jacket with a hood instead. Seattle-ites don’t bother with the hassle of an umbrella because of how frequently the weather can change. This means having good shoes to wear too! But don’t forget your swimsuit, there is always time to...

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BurlyCon Basics-Packing 101

Think of BurlyCon as burlesque’s summer camp! It’s a weekend off from show mode, so wear what makes you comfortable. We do offer the chance to dress up for our themed special events (see below). Leave space in your suitcase for a few glamorous items, and be aware that your yoga pants will probably see the light of day far more than your beaded evening gowns. What to Pack – Comfortable clothing – think yoga pants, jeans...

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Panels and Caucuses 101

Who are you: Kiki Mustang & Lola Love BurlyCon Job Title: Kiki: Caucus and Panels Coordinator, Lola: Director of Programming How long have you volunteered for BurlyCon? Kiki: Two years, this is my first year as Caucus and Panels Coordinator. Lola: 5 years Location: Kiki: Seattle, WA, USA, Lola: Honolulu, HI What is the difference between a panel and a caucus? KM: My understanding is that a panel has a few experts on a topic...

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New to BurlyCon-BurlyCon Amenities

Whether this is your first BurlyCon or you need a refresher from last year we are pleased to bring you our New to BurlyCon blog series where we give advice to help our first time attendees have a great experience! Our first blog focused on how to dive into the class schedule as well as some tips for preparing for a weekend of burlesque classes. In this blog we’ll go over a few important spaces at the convention designed to help our...

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