2022 was the only year when Stewards (previously Directed Group Sale) tickets and Main Sale tickets were different prices. Every year, we assess the cost of doing business and decide on prices that reflect the needs related to producing the event.
In 2022 we thanked our Stewards for sticking with us during the two years we weren’t able to hold Black Rock City and to make it easier for them to bring their offerings back to BRC by offering a Stewards Sale ticket price that was less than the Main Sale price. In 2023, we are going back to our previous structure of equalizing the two ticket prices.
For more about where your ticket money goes, check this page out: https://burningman.org/event/where-does-my-ticket-money-go/