This is a special year for the Roswell UFO Festival! In 2022, we mark the 75th anniversary of the Roswell Incident. As we prepare to make this year's festival one of the best ever, be sure to follow us on Facebook and ufofestival.com for information and updates.
Plan to land in Roswell this summer for the UFO Festival!
Experience the 2022 UFO Festival!
Friday, July 1, 2022 – 1 pm – 10 pm | Saturday, July 2, 2022 – 10 am – 10 pm | Sunday, July 3, 2022 – 10 am – 3 pm
Locations: Roswell Convention Center, Pioneer Plaza and Downtown Roswell.
Galaxy Fair – Free Event
Join us at the Roswell Convention Center for live music, a beer garden, children’s entertainment, craft activities, educational speakers, art, circus camp, bounce house and Powerplayz Fun House, and more throughout the weekend. There is no charge for the activities taking place in the parking lot or the Kids Zone inside the Convention Center. There will be lots of vendors and fun for the whole family!
Come sample beer and wine from local New Mexico breweries and wineries while you enjoy the live music. There will be plenty of food vendors to choose from! Sunday we will have a DJ and Open Mic for local artists who want to come and show off their talent. If you are interested in signing up for a spot on the stage, please contact us at 575-637-6239.
Get out of the heat and come on inside the Convention Center for activities geared for kids including crafts, art contests, Story Time by “UFO Grandpa” Frank X Blazquez Tekpatzin, gaming booths, and more.
Main Concert Event – Midland
Join us for the main event at DeBremond Stadium on Saturday with Academy of Country Music Award winner, MIDLAND. Texas Country chart topper, William Clark Green and former American Idol Contestant Laci Kaye Booth. All ages welcome, rain or shine event. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. No outside alcohol or coolers. General Admission $15. VIP $100. Doors will open at 5:00 p.m. on July 2nd.
Alien Chase – 5K Walk/Run
July 2, 2022 @ 7 a.m. | $29 Entry Fee
DeBremond Stadium Parking Lot
Same day registration 5:30 a.m. – 6:30 a.m.
Costumes are encouraged! All participants will receive a race-day T-shirt. 1st – 3rd will receive a plaque (male and female).
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.
UFO Festival Laser Shows and Sci-Fi Movies in the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium
Friday, July 1 – Sunday, July 3
Join us during the UFO Festival in the Goddard Planetarium at the Roswell Museum (1011 N. Richardson Ave) as we combine legendary music with laser light visuals. Enjoy music hits from Queen, Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, Pink Floyd, and more, all under the Planetarium’s 40-foot dome. New this year, relax and take in a retro sci-fi movie projected on the dome at 1 pm on Friday and Saturday.
Sci-Fi Retro Movies: $10
Laser Shows: $15
Ages 3 and under are free
Friday, July 1 :
1:00 pm – Sci-Fi Movie – The Day the Earth Stood Still (1951) – 92 minutes, rated G
3:00 pm – Laser Retro
5:00 pm – Laser U2
7:00 pm – Laser Queen
9:00 pm – Laser Pink Floyd: The Dark Side of the Moon
Saturday, July 2 :
1:00 pm – Sci-Fi Movie – The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984) – 103 minutes, rated PG
3:00 pm – Laser Ready Player One
5:00 pm – Laser Grateful Dead
7:00 pm – Laser Metallica
9:00 pm – Laser Pink Floyd: The Wall
Sunday, July 3 :
3:00 pm – Laser Zeppelin
5:00 pm – Laser Beatles
2022 UFO Festival - Celebrating the 75th Anniversary of the Roswell Incident
- 912 N. Main St.
- Roswell, NM 88201
- City of Roswell
- Festival is FREE! But some events and concerts are subject to admission fees please see website for more information.