Burning Man Festival

A "Burning Man" participant holds up his arms as the wooden man effigy is burned at the conclusion of the week-long "Burning Man Festival" 06 September in the Black Rock Desert in the northwestern part of the state of Nevada. More than 15,000 people congregated at this man-made town in the desert to celebrate radical, creative self-expression.  AFP PHOTO   Mike NELSON/mn (MIKE NELSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Freak Rainstorm Drenches Start Of Burning Man, Thousands Turned Away

Day one of Burning Man in Nevada’s Black Rock Desert has turned into a bummer. A freak rainstorm has drenched the festival, forcing organizers to cancel events and lock out thousands of campers because of flooding and mud.

08/26/2014

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Burning Man Crowd In Nevada Near Capacity

A federal official said Saturday that gate management at Burning Man was tightened when organizers got close to a permitted capacity of 68,000.

08/31/2013

Burning Man Festival sculpture in Nevada desert

Early-Bird Price For Burning Man Tickets Soars

Tickets for the Burning Man festival in northern Nevada will soon go on sale, and some veteran participants complain the new prices are too steep.

01/06/2013

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Man Who Torched Burning Man Dies In BART Accident

A San Francisco man who was once convicted for illegally torching the Burning Man effigy has died after jumping in front of a Bay Area Rapid Transit train.

10/30/2012

Burning Man 2012

Burning Man Attendance Stays Within Federal BLM Cap

A year after being placed on probation for drawing too many people, the Burning Man festival on the Nevada desert attracted crowds well within the maximum cap allowed by federal land managers.

09/02/2012

Two men in costume walk on the desert at Black Rock City's  Burning Man festival in Nevada 04 September 1999. Founded in 1986 by a group of fine artists, filmmakers and photographers, the annual event encourages a collaborative response from it's audience and a collaboration between artists. ( AFP PHOTO / Hector MATA)

SF-Promoter Gets Permit To Increase Burning Man Attendance

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management issued a special recreation permit to San Francisco-based Black Rock City LLC, the nonprofit group behind Burning Man. The permit allows 60,900 people to…

06/13/2012

Burning Man Festival in Nevada Desert

Burning Man Organizers Set Up Ticket Exchange To Thwart Scalpers

Tickets for the 26th annual Burning Man festival, which begins in late August, are already in high demand and organizers trying to increase participants’ odds of getting a ticket and at a fair price.

02/01/2012

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