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Long after the playa fires have died, the flame burns on inside us all. To fan those flames year round, Burners around the world produce events that bring Burners together in the same spirit of creativity, eccentricity, and community as we do on the playa.

What Are Special Events?
It is, at its simplest, a reunion. It's an opportunity to dust off and share again playa art, performances, theme camps, photos, videos and stories from the playa; to re-connect with family and friends; and collaborate to create new art. And it is one of the more powerful ways many of us bring some of what is so inspiring about Burning Man to our cities and communities the rest of the year.

Sunday, October 12th

Sat, June 15th, 2013 9pm-3:30am
@ The CULTure Factory /
525 Harrison St SF, CA

Burning Man's Regional groups produce a variety of events and activities throughout the year for their Burner community. Find the next event nearest you, and experience Burning Man culture in your back yard.

Want to get inspired? The best way (short of huffing playa dust) is to rummage through the archives of previous events.

For the latest news about major burner happenings in the SF area, we invite you to join our SF Announce List by sending mail to: sanfrancisco-announce-subscribe (at) burningman (dot) com. You might also consider the Squid List for a broad range of burner-inspired and non-burner events. To communicate burner events worldwide, our calendars offer a community resource. Also, connect with your regional contact (many have active discussion or announce lists) or visit the appropriate regional bulletin board on the Eplaya. And of course, to pARTicipate on any Burning Man team, just fill out a volunteer questionnaire and we'll be in touch! 

Pre-Compression and Decompression are just two ways the Burning Man organization is bringing the Black Rock to the Bay year-round. Everyone's invited, so come participate in the fun! To volunteer or support an event with art, performance, or other creative/logistical resources, please email flambe (at) burningman (dot) com.