Burning Man Canceled Due to Coronavirus

Burning Man as you know it won’t happen this year, due to the pandemic, but there will still be a festival — just with way less dust and fun … probably.

Organizers of the annual art phenomenon held in the Nevada desert announced Friday they were pulling the plug to avoid a possible COVID-19 outbreak. The event, scheduled for Aug. 30 to Sept. 7, isn’t being postponed — a la Coachella — but instead will move online.

The Burning Man camp — built and torn down each year in the middle of nowhere — is known as Black Rock City, and the organizers say they’re gonna try to create a Virtual BRC, but they admit … “We’re not sure how it’s going to come out; it will likely be messy and awkward with mistakes. It will also likely be engaging, connective, and fun.”

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Source: TMZ