Edinburg, Texas–The City of Edinburg announces the 7th Annual “Out of This World” UFO Festival & Conference on April 12 and 13. The two-day event will be held in the Courtyard at Edinburg City Hall and the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance.
Since its inception, this event has grown in popularity and has been designated by LISTVERSE to be number 3 in its Top-10 Festivals for UFO and Alien Lovers in the world. Listverse is an online service that publishes lists that intrigue and educate, specializing in the unusual or lesser-known trivia. The UFO festival was inspired by the 1966 UFO incident in north Edinburg and now hosts top experts, researchers and television personalities from shows like the Discovery Channel’s Uncovering Aliens and History Channel’s Ancient Aliens. The festival hosts a variety of live music, regional cuisine, costume contests, and occasionally, a guided tour of the 1966 incident site amongst other things.
The two-day event begins with the Festival on April 13 at 6 p.m. The Conference is a ticketed event happening the next day on Saturday, April 14, at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance starting at 9 a.m. Tickets for the conference go on sale on January 23 starting at $20 for Early Bird tickets bought between January 23 and March 2; $25 for Advance tickets between March 2 and April 6; the price for Regular tickets is $30 and will be available between April 6 and April 14 during the Conference.
This year, the conference will feature an amazing list of speakers, with a return presentation by Travis Walton, whose real-life abduction story inspired the movie, “Fire in the Sky” and frequent guest of Ancient Aliens, UK UFO Researcher, Nick Pope. For a complete list of speakers or to view a TV Segment on the 1966 Edinburg Incident, visit www.edinburgufo.com or visit www.facebook.com/EdinburgUFO/
For more information about the 7th Annual UFO Conference & Festival contact, Cultural Arts Manager, Magdiel Castle at 956-383-6246 or Magdiel@edinburglibrary.us. You can also visit the City of Edinburg’s Cultural Arts website at www.edinburgarts.com for more information about this and other events happening in Edinburg.