Festivals & Events

Best September Events & Unique Festivals

Burning of the Zozobra
Written by Town & Tourist

What is more fun than a festival? How about a Burning of the Zozobra?!! Each month, we are rounding up some of the most fun festivals and annual events across the United States that we think you might want to check out! Here are a few of the best September events and unique festivals that you might want to add to your bucket list!

Fiestas de Santa Fe & The Burning of the Zozobra


Plan a visit to the annual Fiestas de Santa Fe and experience the Annual Burning of the Zozobra #BESTBURNEVER (“Old Man Gloom”), a 50-foot (15 m) marionette, to declare your independence from gloom!

Burning of the Zozobra

Burning of the Zozobra | Img Src: travel.xanaland.com

The cry of “Viva la Fiesta” has been reverberating through the streets of Old Santa Fe every autumn for over 300 years. The sound generates a curious blend of thanksgiving, revelry, and pride in the hearts of Santa Feans who celebrate Fiesta annually to commemorate Don Diego De Vargas’ peaceful reoccupation of the City of Holy Faith in 1692.

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