Looking for a place to land and let your freak flag wave? Try the "Roswell UFO Festival" in New Mexico that happens at the beginning of each July. With the alleged 1947 UFO landing, recovery of alien corpses, and subsequent government cover-up as the impetus, this long-running festival has something for every being, terrestrial or not. From serious-natured symposiums on the existence of life beyond Earth and black-tie galas to a tongue-in-cheek BBQ cook-off where a prize is awarded to the best recipe for "how to cook an alien", this four-day event is a wonderfully outrageous overload of outer space.
Two of the most popular events are the UFO Festival Parade and the costume contest. This is where you will see some of the most amazing sights and will make you think of the phrase "you're from another planet" in a whole new way. Prizes are awarded for the scariest … Read More