Event Information

The 94th Burning of Will Shuster's Zozobra is August 31, 2018, the Friday before Labor Day

The Burning of Zozobra Event Location:

The Burning of Zozobra Friday, August 31, 2018, 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.

2018, Year Five of the Decades Project, brings Zozobra into the 1960s Summer of Love!

The Burning of Zozobra Event Schedule:

Gates Open at 4 p.m.

Live music begins at 5:25 p.m. with Emerald Zeal

6:05 p.m. Tupper takes the stage

7:00 p.m. Al Hurricane, Jr. whips up the musical magic

8:00 p.m. The Fiesta Royalty pay respects to Zozobra

8:10 p.m. Tobias Rene makes the happy happen

9:05 p.m. The Beachball Toss - you know you love it

9:25 p.m. The National Anthem performed by the inspired musical pairing of Presleigh Casaus and Weston Winkler

Lights out at 9:30 p.m. (weather permitting), and then it's time for the Burning of Zozobra for the 94th time since 1924!



Our commitment to our traditions is unwavering!