Event Information

The 95th Burning of Will Shuster's Zozobra takes place on August 30, 2019, the Friday before Labor Day!

The Burning of Zozobra Event Location:

The Burning of Zozobra Friday, August 30, 2019, is a rain-or-shine event. It takes place at Fort Marcy Park, located a few short blocks from the historic Santa Fe Plaza.

For a detailed map of the event, click here.

2019, Year Six of the Decades Project, lest the Force be with you as Zozobra encouters the 1970s!

The Burning of Zozobra Event Schedule:

Gates Open at 4 p.m.


9:25 p.m. The National Anthem

Lights out at 9:33 p.m. (weather permitting), and then it's time for the Burning of Zozobra for the 95th time since 1924!



Our commitment to our traditions is unwavering!