Event Information

The 93rd Burning of Will Shuster's Zozobra takes place on the Friday before Labor Day, September 1, 2017

2017, Year Four of the Decades Project, brings Zozobra into the 1950s Rock n' Roll era!

The Burning of Zozobra Event Times: Friday, September 1, 2017

Gates Open at 3:00 pm
Official Events begin with Live Entertainment at 7:00 pm
Lights out at 9:30 pm (weather permitting)
Burning for the 93rd time since 1924 on Friday, September 1, 2017

The Burning of Zozobra Event Location

The Burning of Zozobra is a rain-or-shine event, taking place annually on the Friday before Labor Day at Fort Marcy Park, located a few short blocks from the historic Santa Fe Plaza.

For a detailed map of the event, click here.

Event Schedule

The 2017 Zozobra Schedule of entertainment is as follows, weather permitting:
3:00 pm Gates Open
7:00 pm Live music
9:00 pm Beach Ball Song
9:25 pm Singing of the National Anthem
9:30 The 93rd Zozobra begins...

Our commitment to our traditions is unwavering!