March 23rd, April 5th, April 13th and April 14th!
The City of Edinburg Library & Cultural Arts invites believers and non believers alike to join in the celebration of one of the most unexplained phenomena known to mankind. The four-day event will kick off on Friday, March 23rd evening at 6 p.m. at the Dustin M. Sekula Memorial Library with our free UFO Untold Stories event that is free and open to the public.
On Thursday, April 5th, we will be showcasing the film Fire in the Sky based on the abduction story of Travis Walton who will be with present and speaking at the UFO Conference. Admission to the movie screening is free and open to the public and will be held at the Dustin M. Sekula Memorial Library.
The 8th annual UFO Festival will take place on April 13th at the Edinburg City Hall Courtyard, free and open to the public and will showcase a DJ show, a laser show, a planetarium, telescope area, an alien moon jump, food, crafts, vendors, an alien autopsy station and an overall full night of live entertainment, a costume contest, and family-friendly activities!
Join us on Day 4 of our UFO celebration by purchasing a ticket for our 8th annual UFO Out of This World Conference on Saturday April 14th at 9:00 a.m. at the Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance at 118 Paseo del Prado Dr. to hear authors, educators, publishers, experts and ufology guest speakers who cannot wait to share knowledge of their studies of unexplained phenomena and extraterrestrial life.
2017 Out of This World UFO Festival & Conference Schedule
Friday, April 13th
6:00 p.m Mind 0ver Matter Main Stage
Artist and Crafter Expo Courtyard
Free Photo - Ops Courtyard
Area 51 - Alien Autopsy Courtyard
Alien Moon Jump Food Court
IMAS Planetarium Edinburg City Hall
UTRGV Astronomy Club Telescopes Auditorium Lawn
6:45 p.m. Official Welcome/Introductions Main Stage
7:00 p.m. Laser Light Show Auditorium
DJ E-From V Main Stage
8:15 p.m. Laser Light Show Auditorium
8:30 p.m. Children's Costume Contest Main Stage
9:00 p.m. DJ E-From V Main Stage
Laser Light Show Auditorium
9:30 p.m. Adult Costume Contest Main Stage
Saturday, April 14th
Edinburg Conference Center at Renaissance
08:30 a.m. — Doors Open
09:00-10:30 a.m. Nick Pope
10:45-12:00 a.m. Stephen Bassett
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
01:00-02:00 p.m. John Greenewald
02:15-03:45 p.m. "Travis: The True Story of Travis Walton" -- Award Winning Documentary
03:45- 5:00 p.m. Travis Walton - "Fire in the Sky" Latest Updates & New Developments
05:15 - 6:00 p.m. Panel Discussion & Questions