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The Burning of Zozobra

  • Community Service/Non-Profit
  • Santa Fe, NM

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Returning Fri., Sep. 1, 2023, the Burning of Zozobra is a historic New Mexico cultural event staged annually by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe on Labor Day Friday as a fiery end-of-summer tradition. Zozobra was created by Will Shuster, one of "Los Cinco Pintores," a group of five artists who came to NM in the 1920s. Shuster’s creation first appeared in a 1924 backyard party as a 6-ft. effigy. Over time, Zozobra has grown to a towering 50-ft. high marionette, an icon cherished by spectators from around the world. Made of chicke... read more

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Fort Marcy Park, 490 Bishops Lodge Rd, Santa Fe, NM, 87501, United States

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