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Greetings, Earthlings and Extraterrestrial enthusiasts alike! Get ready to embark on an interstellar journey like never before as we extend our warmest invitation to the 2024 UFO Festival in Roswell, New Mexico! From July 5th to 7th, our quaint desert town transforms into a cosmic hub of excitement, mystery, and extraterrestrial wonders, offering an unforgettable experience for families and UFO enthusiasts alike.


Step into a world where the possibilities are as endless as the galaxies themselves! Our AlienFest promises a whirlwind of fun-filled activities, from costume contests where little green beings and space explorers collide in a spectacle of cosmic fashion, to alien-themed parades that march through the streets of Roswell with extraterrestrial flair! Let your imagination run wild as you explore the various vendors offering unique souvenirs, alien-themed merchandise, and delectable treats that are truly out of this world! Join us for great family entertainment that includes, Robotron, Obediah, Powerplayz, jolly jumps, fire shows and more!


Calling all cosplayers and curious minds! Official home of the Alien Incident. With vendors featuring sci-fi and fantasy artwork, comic books, Cosplay props, jewelry, crafts and a wide variety of collectibles, and games! The annual, world famous Alien Pet Costume Contest. Cosplay is highly encouraged for you and your four-legged friends!

A huge part of Galacticon featuring tabletop style board games, card games and role-playing games from gamers across the region. Special guests like renowned regional SciFi Authors and Artists and entertainers like Mission Improvable, Frank Renda and his Working Droids, and the Star Wars 501st Legion! Galacticon promises to expand your horizons and ignite your passion for all things cosmic.

International UFO Museum and Research Center

Embark on a journey through time and space at the International UFO Museum and Research Center, where history and mystery converge. Discover the fascinating story behind the infamous Roswell Daily Record Incident, explore exhibits showcasing compelling evidence of UFO sightings from around the world, and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of UFO lore and legend. Join us in free sessions with UFOlogists.  With interactive displays, informative documentaries, and captivating artifacts, the museum offers a captivating glimpse into the unknown, inspiring curiosity and wonder in visitors of all ages.

Roswell Daily Record Incident Event

Join us as we pay homage to one of the most iconic moments in UFO history— the Roswell Daily Record Incident. From alien autopsies to government cover-ups, this event explores the enduring fascination with the Roswell Incident and its profound impact on popular culture. Engage with experts, historians, and eyewitnesses as they share their perspectives on this enigmatic event, unraveling the truth behind the mystery and sparking lively debates that are sure to ignite the imagination. Commemorating one of the most pivotal moments in modern UFO history.

Free Family Fun and Entertainment

But the excitement doesn’t end there! At the heart of the festival lies a spirit of inclusivity and camaraderie, offering free family-friendly entertainment for all to enjoy. From live music performances and street entertainment,  to interactive children’s activities and a cosmic-themed scavenger hunt, there’s something for everyone to delight in. So gather your loved ones, pack your spacesuits, and prepare for a weekend of cosmic adventure and exploration in the enchanting desert landscape of Roswell, New Mexico!

In Conclusion

As we eagerly anticipate the arrival of visitors from near and far, we extend a warm invitation to all cosmic explorers, UFO enthusiasts, and intrepid adventurers to join us for the 2024 UFO Festival in Roswell, New Mexico. Whether you’re seeking thrills, enlightenment, or simply a weekend of family fun, our festival promises an experience that’s truly out of this world. So mark your calendars, set your coordinates, and prepare for an unforgettable journey into the unknown. We’ll see you among the stars!

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