If you visit Roswell, New Mexico for the sole intention of seeing the annual UFO Light Parade, then expect to be disappointed. Visit Roswell not just for the parade, but for the festival in general. The light parade will only last 30 minutes or so, but the festival will run for 3 days. The main street of Roswell is closed for the weekend of festivities as long lines of food and handicraft stalls decorate the alley.

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Get a UFO souvenir.

Aside from the activities happening inside the UFO Museum and Research Center, shops along the street are also busy selling discounted UFO items.

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All for the kids.

Kids will surely enjoy the fest with carnival rides fully swinging.
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The bug.

The bug is the only lighted creature that makes the short parade interesting.


Cycled Butterfly.

These two cycles added more fun.

Train ride.

Tired of walking? Take a ride.

Aliens are here.

What’s a UFO Fest without aliens walking on the streets?

If you have plenty of time, stay the whole day. There is also a music entertainment in one corner where local artists are featured.

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