July 1,2,3 2022

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Roswell Galacticon 2022

Friday, Saturday and Sunday, July 1-3, 2022

Roswell Convention Center, Roswell New Mexico

The Roswell Galacticon is one of the Premier Family Events in Roswell, NM, the recognized UFO capital of the world, during its celebration of the annual Roswell UFO Festival! Beginning in 2010, this award winning event began with a SciFi Film Fest showcasing short and feature length submissions from around the world. A SciFi & Fantasy Con was added in 2012 complete with Vendor Hall booths full of art, collectibles and merchandise; a variety of gaming events; and fun SciFi related activities for the whole family!

Roswell celebrates the 75th Anniversary of the Roswell Incident in 2022 on the UFO Festival weekend of July 1st – 3rd!


The Roswell Galacticon is a big part of the three day Festival with many of our traditional activities and a few new ones that unique to this year including:


  • The Vendor Hall  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 Costume Contest and Alien Pet Costume Contest – Cosplay is highly encouraged throughout the weekend;


  • Cosplay Karaoke – a very popular evening event held every year at a local restaurant and bar on the eve of the event – scheduled this year on Thursday, June 30th at Peppers Grill & Bar;

  • Gaming – a huge part of Galacticon featuring table top style board games and role-playing games from gamers across the region;

  • And Guests like renowned regional SciFi Authors and Artists and entertainers like Comic-topia New Mexico, Robotron and the New Mexico unit of the 501st Legion of Storm Troopers!


Watch this site for exciting new additions to the 2022 Roswell Galacticon!


The Roswell Galacticon works with several entities such as the Roswell International UFO Museum & Research Center, the City of Roswell and MainStreet Roswell to make the annual Roswell UFO Festival a fun-filled weekend for all. Check us all out on our websites and Facebook.

Dates: Friday, July 1 through Sunday, July 3
Location: Roswell Convention Center, 912 N Main St., Roswell, NM 88201

Host Hotel: Clarion Inn & Suites Sally Port - Roswell
                     2000 N Main, Roswell NM  88201


  • Adults: $10 each day

  • Seniors & Youths 11-17: $5 each day

  • Children 10 and under: free


  • Games. See below for game details and registration.

  • SciFi Film Fest

  • Vendor hall located at the Roswell Convention Center.

    • Open to the public:

      • Friday, July 1st 12pm-6pm

      • Saturday, July 2nd, 10am-6pm

      • Sunday, July 3rd, 10am-4pm

  • Cosplay and Costume Contests

    • Two Locations to Register

    • Events

      • Alien Costume & Cosplay Contest

        • Location: Courthouse steps

        • Date and Time: Friday, July 1st at 8pm

      • Pet Costume Contest

        • Location: Courthouse steps

        • Date and Time: Saturday, July 2nd at 10am

  • Cosplay Karaoke

    • Music by John Bitner Enterprises. Come in cosplay or costume!

    • Location: Peppers Grill & Bar on the patio, 500 N. Main St., Roswell, NM, 88201

    • Date and Time: Thursday, June 30th at 8:30pm (kitchen closes at 10pm)

  • Panels and Workshops

    • Details TBA.

    • Location: Roswell Convention Center

  • Special Guests

    • Comic-topia New Mexico - SciFi Trivia Game - Free to the public - Saturday 1pm, 3pm, and 5pm at the Roswell Convention Center.

    • Robotron - Costume group.

    • Star Wars 501st Legion

    • EJ Wilson - Author, Star Trek Authority, and UFO Researcher.

    • John LeMay - Regional author and speaker.

The Galacticon Committee is looking forward to Galacticon and invites everyone to come and join in the fun!

Follow us on the Roswell Galacticon FaceBook Page.

Make First Contact

Roswell Galacticon

  or Elaine Mayfield

Email:   condor@dfn.com

P. O. Box 3262

Roswell, NM  88202

Phone:  575-626-2640

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