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About Galacticon

The Roswell Galacticon annually celebrates the historic events
that happened July 1947 in Roswell, NM. The city of Roswell,
the recognized UFO capital of the world, marks the occasion
with their annual Roswell UFO Festival!
Beginning in 2010, Galacticon 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!

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 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.
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