Nevada Makes Burning Man An Official Event On Its 150th Birthday

For its sesquicentennial celebration, the state of Nevada has recognized Burning Man as one of its official events. It’s an honor to be a part of history, and we’re excited to hang out in Nevada’s future, too. From the Nevada 150 organizers:

Nevada’s Sesquicentennial, the 150th anniversary of Nevada’s admission to the Union, will provide opportunities for celebration and reflection as we come together statewide to commemorate our shared history and build a foundation of cultural appreciation for generations to come. Nevada’s one of a kind and diverse history will be celebrated throughout the state for an entire year in order to promote pride in the shared heritage of all Nevadans. Nevada’s Sesquicentennial celebration will commence on Nevada Day 2013 and conclude with an expanded Nevada Day celebration October, 2014. For more information, please visit

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2 Comments on “Nevada Makes Burning Man An Official Event On Its 150th Birthday

  • Mike Munger says:

    That’s wonderful!

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  • Corvus says:

    It’s nice to be recognized I guess, but for once I’m glad right now tickets can be acquired only by jumping through a number of hoops. It will cut down on the number of gawkers that otherwise would be showing up, expecting something like an over grown state fair.

    Maybe it will keep the wowsers– you know, the ones who think burners worship the devil – at bay. After all, surely the state of Nevada wouldn’t endorse a bunch of commie pagan fornicators, would it?

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