Despite presenting a detailed plan, organizers behind the planned Peacestock 51 festival were denied a permit by Nye County officials.
Storm Area 51/Alienstock
Alienstock is on a collision course with the tiny outpost of Rachel in less than a month, whether anyone involved is ready or not.
Not wanting to leave anything to chance, Lincoln County pre-signed a declaration of emergency Monday to prepare for apossible surge of visitors to the desolate area ahead of a pair of events tied to the “Storm Area 51” phenomenon .
How do you plan for something like “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” the Facebook event that started as a joke and became a national obsession?
The festival is promising music, art installations and “surprise performances” in Rachel.
Officials from Lincoln and Nye counties where proposed “Storm Area 51” events would occur are bracing for the possible impacts the influx of visitors will have on the areas.
The original post, “Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” started as a joke and quickly went viral with more than 2 million people pledging to “see them aliens.”
The Belize Tourism Board has offered the Rachel denizens a free weekend trip to its nation, according to a news release.
“Storm Area 51, They Can’t Stop All of Us,” the jokey Facebook event created by pranksters, has more than 1.2 million people pledging to “see them aliens.”
About 500,000 people are signing up on Facebook to find out what goes on at Area 51 in Nevada.