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
The population of Black Rock City can grow to as many as 60,900 people this year.
A new permit was issued Tuesday by the U.S. Bureau of Land Management for the temporary city in the Nevada desert, where the annual Burning Man festival is held. But organizers will need to keep a close watch on the number of people entering the festival or face further permit sanctions. 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