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How a viral quest to ‘see them aliens’ at Area 51 spiraled from a joke to a potential ‘Fyre Festival 2.0’

In June, a college student created a Facebook event encouraging people to "storm" Area 51 to "see them aliens." The event went beyond viral.

Tiny Nevada towns warn that 2 rallies drawing as many as 50,000 alien-seekers near Area 51 are ‘Fyre Festival 2.0’

Alienstock and Storm Area 51 Basecamp began as a Facebook joke. Now 3.5 million people are interested in attending the events near Area 51.
21-year-old Govert Sweep (L) and 20-year-old Ties Granzier (R).

2 YouTubers were arrested near Area 51 after traveling from the Netherlands for the viral ‘Storm Area 51’ Facebook event

Police said the pair told them they could read and speak English perfectly, but chose to ignore "No Trespassing" signs on the site.

A party planned for the millions of Facebook users signed up to storm Area 51 is raising concerns it could become ‘Fyre Fest 2.0’

Area 51 has gotten attention this summer after a Facebook event calling on people to storm the mysterious Nevada desert site went viral.
A pirate ship cruises the Playa during the Burning Man 2014 "Caravansary" arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada in 2014.

The massive Burning Man playa in the middle of the Nevada desert can be seen from space — check out the pictures

Burning Man is happening this week for nearly 80,000 attendees ready for a nine-day party made up of interactive art, music, and elaborate costumes.

A man was found dead at Burning Man, and police are investigating after his death was deemed ‘suspicious’

Police said that Shane Billingham was found dead at the festival on Thursday and that the cause of his death was suspicious and under investigation.

Authorities want to build a 10-mile wall around Burning Man’s desert site — here’s why and when it could happen

Nevada federal authorities have proposeda 10-mile concrete wall around the site to improve security and prevent trash blowing away in dust storms.

Authorities want to build a 10-mile wall around Burning Man’s desert site — here’s why and when it could happen

Nevada federal authorities have proposeda 10-mile concrete wall around the site to improve security and prevent trash blowing away in dust storms.
Burning Man is free inside, but it can cost thousands to prepare for it.

13 unbelievable facts that show just how much people are willing to spend on Burning Man, from $425 tickets to $14,000 private planes

Burning Man is commerce-free — but attending can cost up to $20,000 depending on the experience you want, according to some estimates.
Nearly 70,000 people went to Burning Man in 2017.

Everything you’ve been wanting to know about Burning Man, the wild 9-day arts event in the Nevada desert frequented by celebs and tech moguls

Burning Man, an annual arts event in the Nevada desert, has spontaneous musical performances, dancing, art, communal living — and lots of partying.