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Welcome to 2023! We kicked off the new year with a new outlook, then lots of wintry wonder, and some pop-up moments of fun and frolic. You can see what we're planning and what we've already done, below.

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What's Happening Soon


October 6-15, 2023

Burn2 ANIMALIA 2023

Poster Credit: HOOGiE and Moon

Burn2 2023:ANIMALIA Plot Sale is OPEN

Get your tickets for your plots TODAY!

Every year in the late summer months, Burn2 opens the plot sale for the upcoming Octoburn event. This year the theme will be "ANIMALIA." We are very much looking forward to seeing the creativity that everyone will bring to the playa!

Learn more about the plot sale, guidelines and FAQ using the buttons below.

Get your TICKETS!

Builder Guidelines

Brief News from Burning Man Project

Announced: Man Pavilion - The Hive

See all the submissions for the Man Pavilion, feast your eyes upon the one chosen for this year! It's "The Hive" by Tim Bremner. Read about the artist and his inspiration for the design that will be at Black Rock City:

Announced: The Temple of the Heart

Developed by lead artists Ela Madej and Reed Finlay. Learn more about the artists, the selection process and the design of this year's Temple for Black Rock City, here:


HUBS (Humans Uniting for Better Sustainability) is a concept that came out in 2022. It is a system that helps camps plan and share resources in eco-friendly ways, to be regenerative and help Burning Man Project be carbon negative by 2030.

A little light reading:
Burning Man Project: 2030 Environmental Sustainability Roadmap (by Burning Man Project on Medium)

Ticket Sales for Black Rock City 2023

Get your Burner profile updated! There's a lot to know and understand before getting your tickets. Learn all about it on Burning Man's site:

2023 Ticket Aid Program - Ticket Sale for Low Income Burners Open Now
If you have been considering going to BRC but it's hard to afford, consider applying to this program. You can see more details on this page

2023 Main Ticket Sale Dates
Registration: April 5, 2023 at 12pm (noon) PDT – April 7, 2023 at 12pm (noon) PDT
Sale starts: April 12, 2023 at 12pm (noon) PDT

2023 Secure Ticket Exchange Program (STEP)
• Opens to sellers and buyers April 26, 2023 at noon PDT through Burner Profiles.
• STEP will be paused for the OMG Sale July 23-August 3, 2023.
&buill; STEP reopens August 3 and continues through August 26, 2023.

OMG Sale
Registration (through Burner Profiles): opens July 26, 2023 at noon PDT through July 28, 2023 at noon PDT.
Sale starts: August 2, 2023 at noon PDT.

Upcoming Events

Octoburn: ANIMALIA
October 6-15, 2023

What We Did in 2023

Burn2 Conception 2023

Sunday, 23 July 2023

We all made this event happen! THANK YOU!

Burn2 Conception

July 14-16, 2023 SPAAAACE!

Conception...IN SPAAAACE!

July 14-16, 2023
Poster design: HOOGiE and Sabet Wanderer

Dance in Space w H00GiE in the Cube

Dance in Space with
H00GiE in the Cube

June 10, 2023 Time 6:00PM SLT/PDT
Poster design: HOOGiE and Sabet Wanderer

Desert Arts Preview 2023

Desert Arts Preview 2023 Livestream

June 4, 2023
Poster Design: iSkye Silvercloud

Burn2 DMV Art Car Weekend

DMV Art Car Weekend

May 13-14, 2023
Poster Design: iSkye Silvercloud

Small graphic of poster for Alchemelic's Use the Playa performance 01 April 2023

Alchemelic: Use the Playa

April 1, 2023
Poster Design: Kalyca McCallen

Burn2 Hula Hoop Workshop

Hula Hoop Workshop & Dance Party

Tuesday 28 March 2023
7:00 - 9:00 PM SLT/PDT
Poster design: MirandaNomad

Movie Night

Monday 27 March 2023
6:00 - 8:00 PM SLT/PDT
Burn2, Deep Hole
(find the green dots!)

Burnal Equinox: One World=One Burn

Burnal Equinox: One World=One Burn

March 24-26, 2023
Poster Design: iSkye Silvercloud, Lily VonSchtupp, Vesi, Zoren Manray

Workshop: Using AI to Create Textures for SL

Using AI to Create Textures for SL

February 4 & 6, 2023
Presenter: Sabet Wanderer

Burn2 Movie Night

Winter Burn Movie Night

January 31, 2023

Winter Burn Wonderland Jan 27-29 2023 Burn2 in Second Life

Winter Burn: Winterburn Wonderland

January 27-29, 2023
Poster Design: MirandaNomad

Burn2 2021: Skin Burn

Burn2 is for YOU if:
- You are interested in the Second Life 3D virtual world;
- You are looking for a very active year-round virtual Burning Man community with seasoned real-life Burners;
- You want the ability to make playa dust angels, snuggle your avatar friends, partner & group dance, ride in art cars, and interact with 3D art.

New to Burn2? Get started on this page!

News from Burn2

Winterburn Wonderland Opens for Building & Performer Signups

Winterburn Wonderland Opens for Building & Performer Signups The Burn2 Team has been working hard on creating a magical Winter Burn for you to come and play. The playa is dressed in a wintery white and there is a sense of Awe and Wonder in the air! In the true Burner...

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Burn2 NYE Burn: Bye to 2022

Burn2 NYE Burn Saturday, 31 December 2022 2:30pm - 1:30am SLT on Deep Hole Bring in the New Year in true Burner style - let's end the old year with a nice, big burn!The NYE Burn is a fun little tradition for Burners who want to celebrate virtually. The special thing...

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Burn2 2022: SKIN BURN

Burn2 SKIN BURN SATURDAY 29 October 2022 TWO Burns: NOON (12:00) SLT and 6:00pm (18:00) SLT Check-in periods: 10:00am - 11:45am SLT for the first burn 4:00pm (16:00) SLT - 5:45pm (17:45) SLT for the second burn The check-in area will be where checkers can help you...

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New to Burn2?

Getting Started

Below are a pair of video tutorials to help you get started. More details can be found on this page.

For New Users in Second Life

How to Sit, Chat, Pose, and Walk with Your New Avatar