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    Three amazing, fun-filled activities at the 2018 UFO Festival!

Three amazing, fun-filled activities at the 2018 UFO Festival!

We know when families travel the cost can add up very quickly.  We want you to enjoy our wonderful city and all it has to offer, so we are providing an additional three activities at no cost to you.  These are amazing family friendly activities that you can enjoy in the shade.

NASA is […]

Crash site artifacts displayed at the IUFOMRC!

Frank Kimbler is an Assistant Professor of the Earth Science at the New Mexico Military Institute. He is a relatively new researcher in the field of UFO studies but has made some interesting artifact discoveries related to the 1947 Roswell crash.  He moved to New Mexico in 2009 after accepting a teaching position at […]

2018 UFOlogist Invasion

It’ll be here before you know it. Be sure to check out the International UFO Museum & Research Center website for information on the speakers they will be hosting the days of the Invasion, and don’t forget to mark it on your calendars – […]

Call out for volunteers at the 2018 UFO Festival

Would you like to volunteer at the largest UFO Festival in the world?  We need help from being a Roswell Ambassador to cleanup, take down and booth support.

You will get a free t-shirt and swag bag if you volunteer a minimum of four hours.  If you are interested in being a part of something […]

Don’t miss the Xcel Energy Light Parade!

One of our most popular events at the UFO Festival is the annual light parade.  Xcel Energy is sponsoring this event this year.

Enjoy the beautiful summer evening and amazingly creative floats full of aliens and spaceships.

The parade begins at 9 p.m. on Saturday, July 7 and runs south from 9th St. to 3rd St. […]

Are you prepared for the 24th Annual Alien Chase?

The City of Roswell Parks and Recreation Department will be hosting the Alien Chase Saturday, July 7.

The Alien Chase features a 10K run, 10K walk, 5K run, and a 5K walk. Participants in each race will compete in nine age divisions for men and women. The 10K races will start at 6:45 a.m. and […]

Free movie fun at the 2018 UFO Festival!

In the epic adventure film `Independence Day,’ strange phenomena surface around the globe. The skies ignite. Terror races through the world’s major cities. As these extraordinary events unfold, it becomes increasingly clear that a force of incredible magnitude has arrived, its mission: total annihilation over the Fourth of July weekend. The last hope to […]

501st Legion to appear at the 2018 UFO Festival!

Do you love Star Wars?  Who doesn’t?   We are thrilled to announce that members of the 501st Dewback Ridge Garrison will be on hand for photos and more at the official 2018 UFO Festival!

Since 1997, the costuming organization known as the 501st Legion has spread the magic of the Star Wars genre worldwide through […]

The Alien Chase results are posted!

Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to all who participated.  The results are in! 

Learn more!


How is the Festival going for you? Let us know

We apologize not many photos yet, we have all taken thousands already!  We sincerely hope you are enjoying the 2017 Festival and would love to hear from you.  Please rate us on Facebook or comment.  Let us know what you like the best!

We have the winners of the Electric Light Parade:

Best Lights: Highland […]