16 Oct Didn’t Make It to Burning Man? Try These 5 Festivals Instead
In 2011, Burning Man tickets sold out for the first time. This year, all 40,000 individual tickets went in just over an hour. The festival, which began in 1986 as a group of 20 watching an eight-foot human effigy burn on a San Francisco beach, has now gone mainstream, with some surprisingly big names joining the approximately 65,000 Burners in the Nevada desert. If you weren’t lucky enough to have nabbed a ticket, or want to dip a toe into the festival water before going fully “radically self-reliant” at Burning Man, here are five other festivals to try.