The Burning of Zozobra
Friday, September 4, 2020
7:00 p.m. - Pre-show, dancing, and music
9:30 p.m. - Burning begins
Fort Marcy Park – a few blocks from historic Santa Fe Plaza
The burning of the 50 foot-tall effigy known as Zozobra (Old Man Gloom) began in 1924 and has become an annual tradition to burn away doom and gloom. In 2016, over 55,000 attendees gathered to celebrate the Burning of Zozobra.
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First-timers’ Guide to Zozobra: