Burning Man has announced that its in-person festival will not happen in 2021 due to “uncertainties” surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. The festival has decided to focus its efforts on the 2022 edition. The event was also canceled in 2020.
“The past 14 months have been a turbulent journey of evolution and change for every human on this planet,” wrote Burning Man in an Instagram post announcing the news. “We have had to adapt to the twists and turns of a global crisis, complex public health information, and the growing hope that we can start rebuilding our lives together soon.
“Although here in the United States we may be feeling the weight lifting and the light at the end of the tunnel brightening, we are still in the pandemic, and the uncertainties that need to be resolved are impossible to do so in the time we have,” concluded the festival regarding 2021.
The festival will now focus on its 2022 affair. “We have decided to set our sights on Black Rock City 2022,” read the post. “We have the time now to imagine what we can bring to BRC 2022 that will really make a difference.”
Check out the full post below, and for more information head to Burning Man’s website.