Schloss Schönburn 2019 Sept. 18th – 22nd, 2019

Schloss Schönburn 2019

Sept. 18th – 22nd, 2019
Ferienschloss Wetzlas, 3594 Wetzlas, Austria

Please note: You can only buy one membership at a time. If you buy one for a friend, please make sure to use his/her email address for the purchase, so they will get the preparatory emails for the event.

Schloss Schönburn is celebrating its 3rd birthday! In 2017 the idea of this new Austrian burn was born, and it got the name Schloss Schönburn. Since then we are coming back every year to let this idea grow and evolve, and celebrate our collective creative energy. This event is organised by the Austrian Burners community according to the 10 Burning Man principles.

Every year we are transforming Ferienschloss Wetzlas, a unique castle surrounded by the beautiful Austrian countryside, into a magical playground and burner’s paradise. Not only a big ballroom, open fireplace, old stables, and a dungeon are awaiting you, but also a huge park area around the castle with multiple fireplaces, giant swings, and much more will be on fire with YOUR creative energy! Schloss Schönburn is different each year. There might be music, there might be fire, there might be workshops, performances, art projects, food, drinks, … BUT all of this will only happen if YOU are bringing it! The most important infrastructure will be organised for you, but for the rest we are relying on YOU, to make the dream(s) of Schloss Schönburn a reality. The event is organised according to the so-called "White Origami" principle. You can read more about it here.

Schloss Schönburn is a fully participatory event, which means that you are NOT a visitor, coming to consume and be entertained. Instead, you are expected to be an active part of this experience by contributing and co-creating to the best of your abilities, may it be big or small. There are plenty of ways to contribute! You might bring an art project, do a performance, offer a workshop, share food, drinks or other gifts with others, or volunteer to be one of the many people who keep the castle running! This could be by checking others in at the gate, explaining to them all there is to know about the event, offer your medical skills, join the rangers to keep castle law and order, keep the castle free of MOOP, or simply jump in wherever help is needed.

Schloss Schönburn gives you the freedom to express yourself freely and interact with others on a base of respect and openness, and allows you to unfold your full creative potential. Our community and this event is based on the 10 principles of Burning Man, which serve as guidelines for our intentions and interactions with each other. These principles are important to us - so please make them important to you as well. As a community, we want to thrive and expand!
You are highly encouraged to start connecting and co-creating right away, well before the event, by joining our online communication tools and platforms, or by coming to one of our regular face-to-face meetings in Vienna.

Are you ready for this ride?
For all further burning questions check out the Schloss Schönburn Wiki!

Memberships sale has ended. You may be able to still get a membership through transfers - look in our Facebook event for people transferring their tickets.

Location: Ferienschloss Wetzlas, 3594 Wetzlas, Austria

Sept. 18th – 22nd, 2019
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When we talk about a membership, we actually mean the ticket. However, we use the term intentionally, because when you buy a ticket, you expect to get something in return. There is nothing on offer at this event. You only get access to the castle. What you will find there depends entirely on you.

Select the type of membership that is relevant to you; accommodation and Vehicle Passes are added later on in the purchase queue.

  • Standard means: I am an adult
  • [Sold out] Low-income means: I am an adult, but I do not have a survivable income (requires approval*)
  • [Contact us] Youth / Kid means: I am not an adult (<18 years - requires approval*)

Kindly notice that no cancellations/refunds are possible, should you not be able to attend the event, transfers of memberships are possible until a few days before the event (see wiki)).

*Once your application has been processed, you will be notified whether it has met the requirements within a few days.

Membership for adults