[April 25, 2022] 2023 Dates Announced!

We are incredibly excited to announce that the Great Burlesque Exposition will be back in Salem in 2023! The dates are May 4-7, and we're still finalizing exactly what the details look like, but we're thinking:

  • Saturday, October 1, 2022: Performance Applications open!
  • Wednesday, January 4, 2023: Applications close
  • Saturday, February 4, 2023: Performance Notifications go out

The BurlExpo weekend itself will look something like this...

  • Thursday, May 4: A welcome reception followed by a Star Wars-themed special spectacular!
  • Friday, May 5: A walking tour and some classes in the afternoon; in the evening, our Rhinestone Revue and our enchanting Speakeasy
  • Saturday, May 6: Classes and vendors during the day; The Main Event in the evening
  • Sunday, May 7: It's Betty Blaize's Birthday! Start the day with a birthday brunch, then Classes and vendors during the day.

All of this is going to be a lot of work and a ton of fun.  If you're interested in getting involved, please email us ASAP!