03/15/2016 – 6:00 pm
7th Annual Zoroastrian Fire Jumping Event
Tuesday, March 15th (Rain date: Wednesday, March 16th) from 6:00pm-8:30pm
La Plaza Community Garden, 9th Street and Ave C
Jumping over fire is a symbolic gesture to start a fresh new year. This tradition is celebrated for ringing in the Persian New Year and has been celebrated since at least 1700 BCE of the early Zoroastrian era. There will be music, dancing and snacks; wear your best fire proof pants.