#24 “Festivals vs. Burning Man”


How are Festivals different from Burning Man & 10 Principles events?

FESTIVAL: Organizers curate lineup & entertainment.
BURNING MAN: Organizers establish Framework only.

FESTIVAL: Ticket bought in exchange for entertainment. (Transactional)
BURNING MAN: Ticket bought to contribute your share of the city infrastructure.

FESTIVAL: Attendees are either Entertainers, Staff, or Audience
BURNING MAN: Every participant is Host, Medic, Janitor, Tour Guide, Audience and Entertainer.

FESTIVAL: Physical division between stages & RV and camping area.
BURNING MAN: No “Stages” area vs. “Camping” Area