Virtual Burn 2021
“The time has come,’ the Walrus said” – Lewis Carroll
EARLY BIRD Tickets are Now Available!
However you burn and wherever you live, the moment has arrived to secure your ticket for the 2021 Virtual Burn! Put on your sparkly avatar pants, and get ready to go adventuring in six radically inclusive Virtual Burning man Experiences, co-created by independent teams of wildly imaginative Burners. *
The Virtual Burn will open to the world August 22 through September 7, 2021.
Early-bird Tickets will be available for a limited time at a discounted rate!
All you need is an internet connection to drop in via VR headset, desktop computer, or a mobile device. Dive in, connect with Burners around the world, explore 3D art on fully-immersive playas, and participate in playfully immersive performances and conversations.
We can’t wait to see you join us in the digital dust!
Oh, the Places You’ll Go!
Meet the Worlds! Each built by an independent team of wildly creative Burners, and each a magical door into adventures of connection, collaboration, and imagination. Discover all the ways YOU can participate!
BRCvr is a global community who create VR experiences that delight participants and honors the 10 Principles of Burning Man. Visit over 200 camps and awe-inspiring art pieces, engage with over 1500 hours of events that foster conversation and connection. Or collaborate to create your own camp, art, or events! On the AltspaceVR platform. Join by VR headset, PC or MAC. Watch Video
Unleash your creativity! Build-A-Burn is a network of browser-based virtual worlds with spatial video chat. Burners can freely explore the camp metaverse for moments of spontaneity and serendipity. It’s also incredibly easy to create a camp, add art, and customize everything with their tools and growing art library – anyone can easily create a unique experience to delight fellow Burners.
Dusty Multiverse is a high-fidelity 3D environment accessible by mobile devices and VR headsets. Participants can customize their 3D avatar, explore the digital playa, and talk to others via live voice and chat. Watch Video
The Infinite Playa™ is a photo-realistic digital simulation of the Playa that puts participants at the center of an interactive and social world of art, music, games, talks and performances. Customize your 3D avatar and cruise the Playa with friends, interacting with fellow Burners via in-world text and video chat. Watch Video
SparkleVerse is a magical online city accessible from desktop computers and mobile devices. Our digital playa is a 2D browser-based map with social features where you can wander through art, music and experiences co-created by participants. Watch Video
BURN WEEK: Global Live Stream, Aug 29 – Sept 5. Broadcast yourself. Applications now open! Aug 29 – Sept 5. The FREE GA pass includes the ability to view daily live streams, the Man Burn & Temple Burn in an interactive virtual environment where you can broadcast yourself, share pics, chat, PM, join or create camps and more. The Extended Experience pass includes all of the above + you can watch the broadcast again and again at your leisure for 30 days after the event + start video watch parties with friends. Watch Video
How YOU Can Participate & Get Involved
Just like Black Rock City, the Worlds of the Virtual Burn depend on folks like YOU to co-create the magic we all enjoy in the virtual dust. our creativity, collaborative energy, and passion for the 10 Principles will bring the best of Burning Man culture to these amazing experiences. Learn how to take your art installation, Mutant Vehicle, Theme Camp, performance, workshop, yoga class, or [your awesome idea here] into the virtual realm! You can also volunteer your technical development or other skills (like being a Burning Man evangelist) to help these Worlds manifest their visions.
Are you a Black Rock or Regional Ranger, Playa Info Volunteer or Temple Guardian? We provide orientation and training. We are supporting the 2021 Virtual Burn. Come out and volunteer!
* Virtual Burn 2021 is being created by the community for the community. Burning Man Project is facilitating participation in these independent experiences by making tickets available on behalf of their producers. See the Virtual Burn 2021 FAQ for more details, including Burning Man Project’s ticket terms and conditions and the contact information for each experience.