Burning of Zozobra

Friday Sep 1, 2017

490 Bishops Lodge Road
Santa Fe, NM 87501
US

Phone: (505) 955-2500
Website: Click to Visit

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Old Man Gloom goes up in flames with all the troubles of the last year.

When is Zozobra this year?  The 93rd burning of ZOZOBRA will take place on the Friday before Labor Day, September 1, 2017 at historic Fort Marcy Ball Park in beautiful downtown Santa Fe. Gates Open at 3 pm See event Map by Clicking here

Entertainment begins 3:00 pm; Official Ceremonies begin 7:00pm

We recommend you arrive in the venue by 8:30pm; Showtime 9:30pm (weather permitting; rest assured that this is a rain-or-shine event and he WILL burn)

Admission $10 dollars per person, children under 10 free

 

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How tall is Zozobra?  50 feet 2 inches tall

How much does Zozobra weigh?  Approximately 2,000 lbs.

What is Zozobra made of?  Wood, wire, poultry netting, muslin, nails, screws, pulleys, plywood, shredded paper, spray paint, pizza pans and duct tape!

When is Gloomie Sign Up?  Auditions and sign up for Gloomies  TBA.

How old do children need to be in order to become a Gloom?  Gloomies are children aged 10 to 14Click here to learn more

When is the Zozobra Art Show?  The 13th annual Zozobra Art and Photography Event is part of the Fifth Annual ZozoFest, August 26-27, 2017 at Santa Fe Place Mall. Also on display and for sale will be historical artwork, photography & contemporary works by local Santa Fe artists, sculptors and photographers Signed posters and official Zozobra merchandise will be available!

What and when is ZozoFest?  THE FREE 5th ANNUAL ZOZOFEST TAKES PLACE ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 26, 2017 AND SUNDAY, AUGUST 27, 2017 AT SANTA FE PLACE MALL AND WILL INCLUDE:

On Saturday August 26, 2017, 10am-7pm:13TH ANNUAL WILL SHUSTER’S 2017 ART EXHIBITION2017 ZOZOBRA POSTER SIGNINGADD YOUR GLOOMS TO ZOZOBRAARTS & CRAFTS TABLE WITH FUN FOR THE KIDSMEET THE ARTISTS INSPIRED BY ZOZOBRAMAGIC SHOW BY MONTE DAVIDSONFACE-PAINTING BY MOMMY'S LITTLE MONSTEROn Sunday, August 27, 2017, 12pm-4pm:13TH ANNUAL WILL SHUSTER’S 2017 ART EXHIBIT CONTINUESARTS & CRAFTS TABLE READY FOR FUN

Is there parking at the venue or the neighborhood?  NO. Most people walk to the event from downtown and the plaza, and a park and ride program operates from the bus line locations and the RailRunner.

ZOZOBRA PARKING AND FREE SHUTTLE:

The Santa Fe City Council has approved a streamlined parking & transportation plan for Zozobra.

The city will charge visitors a flat fee of $5 to park in all city downtown parking facilities from 6 p.m. to midnight on September 1, 2017 when Old Man Gloom gets torched at Fort Marcy Park. All city bus routeswill be FREE all day, thanks to the City of Santa Fe..

Park at the South Capitol Parking lot at St. Francis Drive and Cordova Road and take the FREE shuttle to the venue. Railunner passengers can ride the free shuttle to and from the venue, and the last train will always be held until all Zozobra-goers are aboard to return to points south.