UFO Festival

Is your float ready?

A huge event at the UFO Festival is the Electric Light Parade!  This is a ton of fun and one of the favorite events here!  Is your float ready?  Free to enter and you may get worldwide attention!
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Car Show at the UFO Festival!

Join us at the UFO Festival Car Show on Sunday, July 2, 2017 from 12-3 p.m.  From vintage, to new, low riders and trucks, we are sure to have it all.
Interested in entering?  The cost is only $25 for early entry or $30 the day of the event.  Just another great addition to […]

Song Contest at the UFO Festival!

Who doesn’t love aspiring musicians with a passion for the art?  We are hosting a song contest.  Help spread the word!

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    Our Festival is one of 17 AWESOME experiences to have in New Mexico!

Our Festival is one of 17 AWESOME experiences to have in New Mexico!

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We aren’t the only ones who realize how wonderfully unique and fun the 2017 UFO Festival is – people are really starting to notice!

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Extreme Water Slides


As promised, we are making the 2017 Roswell UFO Festival bigger and better than ever!!!  Check out the Extreme Water Slides we are bringing in!  All day passes are only $15 each (per day) so get yours early as they will be $20 after June 2.

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Attention vendors!

We are diligently updating our website as information becomes available, we apologize for any inconvenience.

We are so excited about the 70th Anniversary of the UFO Festival and expect great things for Roswell!  The vendor form is now available and will be accepted on a first come basis.

Thanks for your interest and we hope to […]

Alien Costume Contest Winners!

Thank you everyone who entered and attended the Alien Pet and People Contest winners sponsored by the Roswell Museum and Art Center!  We also hope everyone was able to tour the museum and enjoy the shows at the Planetarium!

Congratulations to the 2016 winners!:

Adult TV/Movie/Cosplay Personality: 1st: Michael Melton, Las Cruces, NM; 2nd: Ratacha Brooks, […]

Window decorating winners

Congratulations to the winners of the window decorating contest:


1st Nifty 50’s
2nd Once Again Consignment
3rd Bows & Britches


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Alien Light Parade Winners

Thank  you so much for all the entries into the Alien Light Parade! Congratulations to the winners below! Please let us know what you thought of the parade.
Coordinators Choice – Austin Bike Zoo

Crowd Appeal – High Desert Pipes and Drums

Theme – Belly Dancers

Color – Clary Sage Bed and Breakfast

Lights – […]



That’s right!  Over 110 food, crafts, collectibles, UFO items, speakers, authors and so much more will be at this year’s UFO Festival!  This is huge!  Add all that on top of all the speakers, FREE family fun and activities, costume contests, passport program, 2 stages with FREE entertainment, crafts and more and you have […]