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SL19B is Open! Let’s Celebrate Second Life’s 19th Birthday!

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SL19B is now officially open! Second Life is celebrating its 19th birthday with our biggest celebration ever -- this year we have over 44 regions filled with parties, live music, deejay performances, special events, exhibits, gifts, and shopping!

Head on over to the SL19B Welcome Area and start your exploration now!

Join us at 12pm PT and watch Patch Linden's opening speech with everyone live at the SL19B Arboretum by taking one of the following three SLurls:

Here’s the rundown of some highlights from this year’s celebration:

SL19B Destination Guide & Over 225 Community Exhibits!

At the heart of SL19B are 225 exhibits that showcase a wide range of creativity across the many diverse communities in Second Life. Expect the unexpected as you explore and discover how each exhibit offers its own interpretation of this year’s steampunk theme.

To get started, check out the Community Experiences category in our dedicated SL19B Destination Guide. Not all of the exhibits are listed in the guide, so make sure to visit all nine of the exhibitor regions and walk around to enjoy all of them, and don't forget to pick up the gifts that some of them offer! The Exhibitor regions are: Enchant, Captivate, Astonish, Amaze, Imagination, Astound, Fantasy, Breathtaking, and Electrify.

In addition to the community builds, there are several birthday events happening. Our Destination Guide also features an SL19B Events category - make a point to join your fellow Residents in the festivities!

Music Fest - Three Days of Live Performances By Top SL Musicians

Are you ready for this year’s Music Fest? Many of the top performers in Second Life have come together to perform live at this special three-day music event, held June 16-18. Here’s your chance to celebrate Second Life’s 19th Birthday while experiencing some fantastic talent that you won’t want to miss. The full Music Fest schedule is available on our blog and the Birthday events calendar.

SL19B Shop & Hop - 400 Merchants Across 20 Regions

This year’s Shop & Hop event is our biggest ever -- with more merchants, more regions, and more gifts than in any previous year! The event features a record-breaking 400 participating merchants across 20 regions. In addition to deep discounts and deals, there are also exclusive and completely new gifts available for free at all the shops. A full list of participating Merchants is available on the blog.

Meet the Lindens and Lab Gab

Learn more about the people behind Second Life at our annual series of Meet the Lindens Town Hall events, held daily from June 20-24. 

Participants include: 
Patch Linden (June 20 at 2pm PT) 
Oberwolf and Philip Linden (June 21 at 2pm PT) 
Marketing team (June 22 at 2pm PT) 
Grumpity and Mojo Linden (June 23 at 2pm PT) 
Meet the Moles (June 24 at 2pm PT)

Watch these talk shows live with everyone at the SL19B Arboretum by taking one of the following three SLurls:

There will also be a special Lab Gab today starting with Patch Linden’s opening speech at 12pm PT! 

SL19B Gifts

At SL19B, Exhibitors and Merchants are sharing in the festivities! You will find 400 gifts at the Shop & Hop stores and many of the Exhibitors have shared gifts in the Gift Area as well as their exhibits. Come celebrate Second Life's 19th birthday and pick up over 500 exclusive gifts!

SL19B Swaginator

The Swaginator Hunt is back! Find the Swaginator HUD Kiosk at the SL19B welcome area and go on a hunt for some fabulous prizes scattered all through the SL19B regions! Collect all five!

SL19B Community Gallery

A new addition to the SLB celebrations this year, the Community Gallery has been created to showcase the memories we have made in Second Life over the years. The memories that turned a virtual world into a community of Residents. Submit your images and remember to check back daily to see the new pictures that have been added to the gallery.

Full Event Calendar

We are so excited about celebrating with you - and look forward to more great Second Life Birthdays!

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