Shus in Dilemma When DID El Pasatiempo Begin? By Will Shuster (Reprinted from The Santa Fe Scene, August 9, 1958) Charley Comfort called me last night and asked if I would write a story on “El Pasatiempo” for The Santa Fe Scene. At six this morning I crawled out of bed and put on a […]
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Perform at Zozobra 2023!
Here’s your big chance to perform before a live crowd and a television and webcast audience of hundreds of thousands for the 98th Annual Burning of Zozobra! Scroll down to apply! The Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe is proud to announce the 2022 tryouts! You are invited to try out to perform 90’s Lip-Sync pre-show […]
The Ultimate Guide to 2023 Zozobra Tickets
Are you ready for New Mexico’s hottest party? Join us for The Burning of Zozobra on Friday, September 1, 2023, at Fort Marcy Park/Magers Field on Bishops Lodge Road in Santa Fe, New Mexico! Zozobra is a one-of-a-kind event and an unforgettable experience for you, your friends, and your family. We are offering several different types […]
2023 Zozobra Art Contest Wants Your Entries!
Recap of Past Participants & Winners of the Zozobra Poster and Tee-shirt Contest 2018 – 2022 With only one year to go to the 100th anniversary of Will Shuster’s burning of Zozobra, the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe is seeking submissions for Official Poster and T-shirt images for this 99th Burning of Will Shuster’s Zozobra. The […]
Kiwanis: What are Glooms?
Burn My Gloom | Gift A Gloom Glooms: On a cold Christmas Eve in Santa Fe, New Mexico, in 1923 right after World War I’s finale, Will Shuster and his buddies were hanging out at the La Fonda bar. Will noticed all his buddies were in a bad mood, so he had them write down the things […]
14 Things to Know About Zozobra
The Burning of Zozobra was created by Will “Shus” Shuster. Shus was born in 1893, a Pennsylvanian who fought in World War I. He was sent to France, where he was gassed by the Germans. When he got home, he was told by his doctor he only had a few months to live, or he […]