Ages 16 through Adult: $10
Ages 4-15: $5
Ages 3 and under are free
The UFO Festival Laser Shows are held in the Robert H. Goddard Planetarium located on the northwest side of the Roswell Museum and Art Center at 1011 N. Richardson Ave. You may enter and exit through the Museum to access the Planetarium until the Museum closes at 5 pm. The Planetarium will be open during the festival from 12pm through the last laser show each day.
Tickets may be purchased online at www.roswellconnect.com or at the Planetarium or the Museum's front desk. Online ticket sales will end two hours before each show. The planetarium seats 96 people.The shows are extremely popular and often sell out, particularly in the evenings. We recommend purchasing your tickets in advance to ensure your first choice of shows.
When to arrive:
Doors open 30 minutes before each show for general seating and patrons often start lining up as early as 60 minutes in advance to have their first choice of seats. We are not able to admit patrons after the shows have begun. Tickets for no-shows or late arrivals are nonrefundable. You must have a ticket to be admitted.
Parking is available in the lots south and southwest of the Museum and on the street outside the Planetarium (standard parking regulations apply). Please be respectful of nearby businesses and organizations when parking.
The show are approximately 45 minutes each, except for Laser Beatles which is 30 minutes.
Friday, July 5 | 5pm
If you ever find yourself in Suffragette City, Ramble On down to the station and hop onboard the Crazy Train! Space-faring guitars, distant worlds, and sneering skulls dominate this high-voltage journey through laser lights and music. From kinetic classics by Yes and Rush to ear shredders by Motörhead and Ozzy Osbourne, this show will keep your head pounding long after the music ends!
Friday, July 5 | 7 pm
Led Zeppelin is proclaimed by many critics to be the progenitors of heavy metal and hard rock, and their individualistic style reset the standards for many musical genres in the 1960s and ‘70s. Indeed, they have been hailed as one of the most successful, innovative and influential bands, alongside Pink Floyd, U2 and the Beatles. Now you can relive the magical sounds of Led Zeppelin while enjoying a visual treat of custom laser imagery.
Friday, July 5 | 9 pm
Laser Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon
Based on Pink Floyd’s 1973 album of humanitarian, political, and philosophical empathy, Laser Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon is one of the most startling and bizarre laser light shows of all time! Considered by many critics to be the album that brought the commercial breakthrough to Pink Floyd, "Dark Side of the Moon" offers a mixture of psychedelic, rock and jazz sounds. Its sonic backdrops and atmospheric soundscapes combined with a unique assortment of sound effects yield an emotional resonance. When accompanied by a diverse and unusual display of laser art, the overall feel is a dramatic and haunting atmosphere. A must for any laser show library.
Saterday, July 6 | 3 pm
The greatest Rock ‘n’ Roll band of all time! Laser Beatles will take you back to a different time in history to re-experience and remember the evolution of this musical phenomenon. The Fab Four’s best spanning 6 years become the background for dazzling laser art. All ages and backgrounds will appreciate this fantasy tribute of music and light to The Beatles and how they helped define a generation.
Saturday, July 6 | 5 pm
Considered to be one of the pioneering groups in what would become the heavy metal genre, the musicianship and force of this band has been hailed by critics and fans worldwide. Now Metallica’s tempos, instrumentals, themes and sound are joined with laser lights of the same caliber and style. Your pulse and body will pound as the music fills both your ears and eyes.
Saturday, July 6 | 7 pm
Laser Floyd: The Wall
"The Wall" is truly the mother of all laser-light shows and a cult favorite throughout the world! "The Wall" is best considered as a continual story rather than a collection of individual songs. It tells the tale of a rock star named Pink and his downward spiral into madness. To the listener, and indeed many critics, "The Wall" is a gripping and spellbinding musical journey – beautiful, haunting, powerful, and thought provoking. It is a timeless classic, and one of Pink Floyd’s best, becoming the group’s second best-seller behind "Dark Side of the Moon". Now coupled with spectacular and mesmerizing laser art, Pink Floyd’s 1979 epic about personal struggle takes on a unique look, weaving its story in one of the most popular laser shows ever produced! Visitors will become lost and spellbound as their senses join this timeless journey.
Sunday, July 7 | 3 pm
Laser Country is dedicated to some of the greatest country hits of all time. Set to the all-American sounds of modern and classical country songs, this laser show will appeal to all generations! From Garth Brooks and Shania Twain to Willie Nelson and Patsy Cline, this show promises to be a boot-scootin’ good time!
Sunday, July 7 | 5 pm
Ancient towers hide the symbols that will transport you to new experiences of sights and sounds.Should you survive the journey through the four space-time pillars, a portal will be opened into a previously unseen and unheard dimension! Laseropolis is an eclectic mix of musical themes surveying pop, rock alternative, and oldies.
Sunday, July 7 | 7 pm
Listen to one of the greatest bands of the last three decades with U2’s timeless classic and modern hits. This musical concert is set against a backdrop of the latest laser art. Your eyes and ears will be your guides into an immerse journey through this British band’s rise and success!