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  • Alma Burn 2023 will be held March 30- April 3, 2023 in Pleasanton, Texas ( 28°54'54.6"N 98°26'22.8"W )

  • Gates open at 10:00 a.m. Thursday March 30.

  • Gate hours are as follows:

            Thursday- 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
            Friday- 10 a.m. to 10 p.m.
            Saturday- 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Gate will be closed during the effigy burn. Absolutely no entry after 5 on Saturday)

  • All participants must leave by 2:00 p.m. on Monday, April 3.


  • Tickets will be on sale from January 30, 2023 to February 28, 2023.

  • Ticket transfers will close March 28, 2023.

  • If you are gifting, selling, or transferring a ticket you have 2 options. First, arrive with your guest and enter gate at the same time, or Second, click the link above, hit transfer next to the ticket you want to give, and enter the email of the recipient. The recipient will then get a link in their email which will allow them to claim the ticket in their own burner tickets account.

  • *Don't just try to change the name in your burner ticket account. That will change the name on all your tickets.*

  • Selling tickets for more than face value will result in cancellation of the ticket and denial of entry to the event.

Gate Entry

  • While we highly, highly encourage vaccinations, we will not be requiring proof of vaccination for entry to the event. We do reserve the right to cancel or reschedule in the event of a public health emergency.

  • You must have your picture ID.

  • The name on your ticket must match the name on your ID. If you have a guest, they must enter with you, or you must transfer the ticket to their name.

  • Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. You must provide proof of guardianship (passport, birth certificate, or court order). If you do not want to bring your originals, please bring a signed and notarized Minor Affidavit available under the “tickets.”

Gate Re-entry-

  • If you must leave during the event, you must do so during gate hours. You must check out at gate, pay $5, and check back in when you return.

Other FAQ-

  • Glass is not allowed, especially on the river. You can receive a citation for glass on the river. Styrofoam is not allowed either.

  • Alma Burn is a Leave No Trace event. Pack it in, pack it out. There will be recycling though. Only sorted recyclables will be accepted. If you are caught leaving trash at recycling, you will be publicly humiliated.

  • Alma Burn is a Decommodified event. There is no vending, no soliciting, and no advertising. Nothing is for sale except for ice from the venue.

  • Nudity IS allowed within the boundaries of the event.

  • Nudity is NOT allowed by the road or on the river.

  • Camping is first come, first served, unless you are with a placed camp. You may NOT camp in the effigy field, the parking lot, or the road.

  • Car camping is allowed ONLY in the designated car camping area. You will be directed to car camping if needed.

  • You MUST practice radical self reliance. That means bring all the food, water, shelter, and first aid you'll need for the entirety of the event. No one will provide you with any of those things. We're not your mommy.

  • There may be an official float. The date is still TBA, but might be Sunday, weather permitting. You will receive info about the float at gate/greeters.


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