99th Burning of Will Shuster’s Zozobra

99th Burning of Will Shuster’s Zozobra

The 99th Burning of Will Shuster’s Zozobra takes place on September 1, 2023, the Friday before Labor Day at Fort Marcy Park, located a few short blocks from the historic Santa Fe Plaza. Zozobra is a rain-or-shine family event in Santa Fe, weather permitting. Weather conditions may require an earlier or later start. Please help make Zozobra a litter-free event by using recycling bins and trash receptacles to Keep Santa Fe Beautiful!

This cultural event in Santa Fe offers family entertainment and activities for everyone. 2023 lets Zozobra rock the last year of the Decades Project, back with a sweet visit to the 2000s and 2010s.

Date: Friday, September 1, 2023

Cost:  Tiered Pricing:
May 15 - August 31, 2023 = $20
Day of the Event - Online (September 1) = $25
Day of the Event - At the Gate (September 1) = $30

Location: Fort Marcy Park




7 PM The Official Zozobra Show opens

Live Entertainment

8:30 PM

Beach Ball Song and Toss

Welcome Remarks from Kiwanis President, Jacob Romero, and Santa Fe Officials

National Anthem

Lights Out Song

Lights out at 9:10 p.m., weather permitting, and then it’s time for the Burning of Zozobra for the 99th time since 1924!

Event Information

Location: Fort Marcy Park



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