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The Burning of Zozobra

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The Burning of Zozobra


The burning of Zozobra, (Spanish for “the gloomy one”) is the 1924 inspiration of artist Will Shuster, one of Santa Fe’s famed Cinco Pintores, and is presented annually by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe, the Friday of Labor Day weekend.

Let go of your worries by putting them inside Santa Fe’s historic troublemaker! Upload a document or a photo, choose where your gloom goes inside Zozobra or give the unique gift of gloom-riddance to someone else.


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We have different condo sizes to accommodate your group at Fort Marcy! Stay safe and avoid the traffic by spending the night (or two!) with us.

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Event Details

Time / Date:

2 PM – 11 PM

September 1, 2023


Starts at $20-$25

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Fort Marcy Park

490 Bishops Lodge Rd

Santa Fe, NM 87501

More Information:

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