The Burning of Zozobra

The Burning of Zozobra, the 1924 creation of artist Will Shuster, is an iconic Santa Fe, New Mexico cultural event staged annually by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe on the Friday of Labor Day weekend as an exciting and fiery finale to the last days of summer. Made of wood, wire and cotton cloth and stuffed with shredded paper, Zozobra, the 50-ft. tall functioning marionette, is a dark and eerie specter. Since those early days, the people of Santa Fe, families and friends, have annually made their way to Fort Marcy Park to view this historic one-of-a-kind 99-year-old pageant.


General Admission starts at $20 and kids 10 & under attend free


P.O. Box 622
Santa Fe, NM 87504

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