Experience the 2022 UFO Festival!

Friday, June 30, 2023 – 10 am – 10 pm |  Saturday, July 1, 2023 – 10 am – 10 pm |  Sunday, July 2, 2023 – 10 am – 3 pm
Locations: Roswell Convention Center, Pioneer Plaza and Downtown Roswell.

Note: The UFO Festival and its associated activities are rain or shine events. No refunds will be given for inclement weather.


Galaxy Fair – Free Event

Join us at the Roswell Convention Center, our UFO Command Center!  We will have a Foam Zone Party, the UFO Bounce House and a Cool Zone Bounce House, Circus Camp and more.  There is no charge for the activities taking place in the parking lot. There will be lots of vendors and fun for the whole family!

Starts at 8:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. 

Friday and Saturday from 5:00 – 8 p.m.  

CIRCUS CAMP –  Inside the West Exhibit Hall
Starts at 4 p.m. Friday and Saturday
Sunday at 2 p.m. 

Details will be released soon!

Concert at DeBremond Stadium.  Details will be released soon. 

Allowed on concert grounds: Lawn chairs, blankets, small clear bags.
Prohibited items: Coolers, outside alcohol, drugs and/or paraphernalia, weapons, fireworks/explosives, backpacks, bags, purses, or professional cameras/video equipment. Other items may be prohibited at the discretion of event staff. Small clear bags will be permitted, and a limited number of clear bags will be available at the gate for those who don’t have one.

General Admission and VIP tickets will go on sale soon. Follow us on Facebook to watch for announcements. 

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Alien Chase

Alien Chase – 5K Walk/Run
July 1, 2023 @ 7 a.m.   |    $39 Entry Fee
DeBremond Stadium Parking Lot
Same day registration 5:30 a.m. –  6:30 a.m. 

Costumes are encouraged on this walk/run along the history Spring River Trail, with DeBremond Stadium serving as the start and finish line. All participants will receive a participation medal and T-shirt. The top three finishers in each age group (12-under, 13-17, 18-54, 55+) will receive special medals, and the overall top finisher (male and female) will receive a plaque.

Advance entrant packets will be available June 26-29 at the Roswell Adult Center (807 N. Missouri) or June 30th at the UFO Festival registration desk located in the Roswell Convention and Civic Center parking lot.

Roswell Daily Record’s Roswell Incident

Roswell Daily Record will be hosting an educational event throughout the weekend at the Roswell Convention Center and will have several speakers that you do NOT want to miss! There will be a raffle for attendees.
More information to be released soon.

Roswell Incident

UFO Festival Laser Shows and Sci-Fi Movies in the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium

More information coming soon!

For more information and tickets, click on the Roswell Museum button below. 

Roswell Museum

Courthouse Lawn Events

MainStreet Roswell will be hosting vendors, street entertainers, DJ and live music on the Chaves County Courthouse lawn as an added attraction during UFO Festival put on by the City of Roswell. The Downtown Events are free to attend.

Costume Contest

MSR welcomes you use your creativity and dress up, with a great background story to tell to enter the Alien Costume Contest.  
Details will be released soon!

Pet Costume Contest

Details will be released soon!

Passport Program

MainStreet Roswell invites visitors and residents to visit downtown Roswell merchants to see all of their wonderfully unique items for sale. When you arrive at the UFO Festival, stop by the Chaves County Courthouse to pick up your free Roswell Passport. As you visit participating local merchants, you will get stamps for your passport. No purchase is necessary, but some merchants will offer discounts for passport holders.

Once you have acquired the specified number of stamps, return your passport to the MainStreet Roswell tent for a swag bag. One passport per person, open to 18 and older.

Other Events Around Town

UFO Museum UFOLogist Invasion

The International UFO Museum  Research Center has a great lineup of amazing lectures. You can visit their website for more information. 

UFOLogist Invasion

Roswell Invaders

Check out a Roswell Invaders baseball game during UFO Festival!

Tickets on sale at:

Roswell Invaders

Roswell Community Little Theatre

Battle of the Bands:
Information coming soon!
. Call (575) 622-1982 for more information.

Roswell Community Little Theatre

“Crashed In Roswell” podcast

Roswell native Kyle Bullock tells the Roswell story through the voices of its locals. Its third and final season will release episodes before, during and after the UFO Festival. The podcast is a fun fan listen, and a resource for tourists. You can find the podcast on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Anchor and

“Crashed In Roswell”

Night Dreams Talk Radio

Host Gary Anderson provides the best in paranormal talk radio like you remember. Check out live content 8 p.m.-9:30 p.m. (Mountain time) Tuesday through Friday live on the show’s YouTube channel and view archived shows.

Night Dreams Talk Radio on YouTube

Galacticon 2023!

Sci-Fi and Fantasy Con 

Details will be released soon.

 For tickets and film submission information, click button below. 

Visit Galacticon Here

UFO Tours

Morning Hike Event at Bottomless Lakes State Park

Join us for a guided morning hike that finishes with a light breakfast. -More information coming soon!

Notice: Participants in events at Bottomless Lakes State Park acknowledge inherent risks in outdoor activities, including but not limited to snakes and other wildlife, uneven terrain and large bodies of water.

Sunday Morning Hike

Alien Crawl

More information coming soon!

Awesome Alien CrawlBad Alien Crawl

1947 – Re-enactment Tour – More information coming soon!

More information coming soon!