Organizers of Burning Man have filed a lawsuit against a Nevada county in order to stop a major fee increase that could threaten the future of the event.
Scroll down to read the full complaint filed by Burning Man. Read More
After a new permit was issued allowing Burning Man to grow to as many as 60,900 people this year — 2011’s limit was 50,000 — event organizers announced last week that only a small number of extra tickets will be released. Read More
Burning Man hopes to attract 58,000 patrons this year, and organizers boast that the festival is already sold out.
But the event is technically on government probation for exceeding last year’s attendance limit, and its authorized 2012 population is still unclear. Read More
When Burning Man sold out for the first time ever this year, organizers said they knew it was time for a new ticketing system. However, Burners have had mixed reactions to the changes.Black Rock LLC, the San Francisco-based organizer of the weeklong festival held in the Nevada desert, announced earlier this month that it was changing to a lottery system for ticket sales, including a number of pricing tiers. Read More