SFUAD at Zozobra

Writers and photographers from Jackalope joined 25,000 other Santa Feans at the Sept. 5 Zozobra celebration at Fort Marcy park to check out the annual ritual burning of Old Man Gloom, and talk to officials and attendees about the ritual. Check out their stories:

Arianna Sullivan investigates the security at the event.

Brandon Ghigliotty considers the meaning of gloom.

Maria Costasnovo and Sandra Schonenstein talk to attendees about Zozobra’s meaning.

Charlotte Martinez looks at the way the event has changed.

Nick Martinez and Christopher Stahelin delve into Fiesta food.

Amanda Tyler documents the Historical/Hysterical Parade.

Shayla Blatchford captures the spirit of Fiesta in words and photographs.