Viva Santa Fe
Long Live the CelebrationǃMake September and your last days of summer unforgettable with Viva Santa Fe, a majestic, month-long celebration of history, culture and local flavor. The festivities kick off with the 90-year-old incendiary custom that is the Burning of Zozobra, where awe-struck revelers send their worries (literally) up in smoke. Next, the legendary Fiesta de Santa Fe gets underway in grand style. More than 300 years after its inception, this year's Fiesta promises to be the grandest and most vibrant ever. Then give your taste buds an adventure at the Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown, a citywide tournament to crown the “Reigning Chomp” of fiery cheeseburger alchemy. Join us for several magical weeks of live music, art markets, traditional ceremonies and one-of-a-kind Santa Fe cuisine as we honor our centuries-old heritage during Viva Santa Fe.
BURNING OF ZOZOBRA
For 90 years, Santa Fe has eliminated its troubles at the Burning of Zozobra, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Santa Fe. Join in and let your worries be replaced with hope. And, you can now submit your worries and watch them burn online. Learn about this fiery Fiesta de
Santa Fe tradition.
FIESTA DE SANTA FE
Since 1692, Santa Fe has honored its heritage in an annual fiesta of customs and creativity. Be a part of traditional Santa Fe and cheer on the city’s rich roots.
Get in touch with Santa Fe heritage.
GREEN CHILE CHEESEBURGER SMACKDOWN
The Green Chile Cheeseburger is a mouthwatering Santa Fe staple. See which local burger will be crowned as this year’s Reigning Chomp at the Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown.
Celebrate this local legend and join us at the Smackdown.
SANTA FE WINE & CHILE FIESTA
Feast on five days of cooking demos, wine seminars, winery luncheons and dinners that pair local culinary artistry with the finest wines from around the country. Dig in to a one-of-a-kind culinary experience.
2016 EVENT CALENDAR
Zozofest (August 27 - 28)
Burning of Zozobra (September 2)
Fiesta Fine Arts & Crafts Market (September 3 - 5)
Mariachi Extravaganza de Santa Fe (September 3 )
Green Chile Cheeseburger Smackdown (September 9)
Entrada de Don Diego de Vargas (September 9)
Desfile de los Ninos (Pet Parade) (September 10)
Gran Baile (September 10)
Desfile de la Gente (Historical Parade) (September 11)
Fiesta Closing Ceremonies (September 11)
AHA Festival (September 16 - 18)
Renaissance Fair at El Rancho de las Golondrinas (September 17 - 18)
Santa Fe Thunder Half Marathon (September 18)
Santa Fe Wine & Chile Fiesta (September 21 - 25)
Santa Fe Concorso (September 23 - 25)