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Roswell Galacticon

The Premier Family Event of Roswell, NM


Friday-Sunday, November 12-14, 2021

The Roswell Galacticon is THE Premier Family Event of Roswell, NM held every year on Independence Day weekend. The Roswell Galacticon is the UFO capital’s version of a “Comic Con”, complete with famous guest personalities, amazing booths full of art and merchandise, fun events for the whole family, and costumes galore!

This cosmically proportioned event started in 2010 and has grown over the years in participation and media coverage, including earning Outstanding New Event of the Year at the 2012 New Mexico Tourism Industry Recognition Awards during the Governor’s Conference on Tourism.


The Con side features a Vendor Hall with a wide variety of art and merchandise for sale, workshops and panels, role playing games, celebrity guests, and much more.  You are sure to enjoy our partner event, the Roswell SciFi Film Fest, where dozens of films from across the world compete for awards and are shown throughout the Con Event.​


There are many family oriented activities over the three day event including…

The Vendor Hall featuring sci-fi and fantasy artwork, comic books, cosplay props, jewelry, crafts and a wide variety of collectibles.

Workshops and panels scheduled to educate and entertain anyone interested in the film industry, the Steampunk and Cosplay culture, drones, and much more.

A strong Steampunk community adds to the festivities with workshops, apparel and accessories, Tea Dueling, and an annual Steampunk Ball with one of the top bands in that genre from Dallas, Texas and featuring a cash bar and concessions. Costumes are encouraged!

A fantastic kids area entertains, inspires, and educates children of all ages.

Cosplay Karaoke is a very popular evening event held every year at a local restaurant and bar.

Gaming events include table top style board games, card games and role-playing games with  tournaments.

Check out the always popular Virtual Reality Gaming Area and the Escape Room.

A feature of all cons is the chance to meet celebrities and icons of SciFi movies, television and stand out authorities in the various con cultures such as Cosplay and Steampunk.