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May 2017

May

18

Thu

Speaker Event: Yvonne Smith

6 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. event
at the Community Center

May 18

7:00 pm

$20 advance / $25 day of

This event is included in the VIP Pass, available here.

Hypnotherapist and one of the leading researchers of alien abduction.

May

18

Thu

Live music by Kirby Swatosh & The Moon Rock Patrol

7 p.m. 'til 10 p.m.
in the Cellar Bar at Hotel Oregon

May 18

7:00 pm

Live music from spaced out rock band, Kirby Swatosh & the Moon Rocket Patrol!

May

19

Fri

Lunch with the Speakers

11 a.m. doors, 11:30 a.m. lunch

May 19

11:30 am

$40 - tickets are limited

Share a meal with the speakers and talk informally with them.

May

19

Fri

Speaker Event: Melanie Young

2 p.m. doors, 3 p.m. event
at the Community Center

May 19

3:00 pm

$20 advance / $25 day of

This event is included in the VIP Pass, available here.

Co-founder of the Starchild Project and a former neonatal nurse.

May

19

Fri

Landing Party & Live Music

5 p.m. 'til 11 p.m.
located under the tent at Hotel Oregon

May 19

5:00 pm

May

19

Fri

Screening of the Trent Case

5 p.m. 'til 9 p.m.
in Mattie's Room at Hotel Oregon

May 19

5:00 pm

The Trent UFO photos, taken just outside McMinnville in 1950, are cited as among the most authentic, reputable documents by experts in ufology. Watch a documentary about these images that inspired our festival, 18 years ago.

May

19

Fri

Speaker Event: Robert Hastings

6 p.m. doors, 7 p.m. event
at the Community Center

May 19

7:00 pm

$20 advance / $25 day of

This event is included in the VIP Pass, available here.

Renowned researcher specializing in the UFO/nukes phenomenon.

May

19

Fri

Live music by Kirby Swatosh & The Moon Rock Patrol

7 p.m. 'til 10 p.m.
in the Cellar Bar at Hotel Oregon

May 19

7:00 pm

Live music from spaced out rock band, Kirby Swatosh & the Moon Rocket Patrol!

May

19

Fri

New!

Alien Lasertag & Dodgeball

7 p.m. 'til 9 p.m.
Patton Middle School, 1175 NE 19th Street, McMinnville, OR

May 19

7:00 pm

$16 - McMinnville Resident; $19 - Non-resident (This event is for kids ages 9-16 only)

Dress up as an alien or an alien hunter for a chance to win a prize.

May

19

Fri

Real Life Sci-Fi with Wade & Willy

9 p.m. ‘til midnight
in the Paragon Room at Hotel Oregon

May 19

9:00 pm

Wade is a cynic. Willy believes in everything. Together, they debate the validity of conspiracies and paranormal phenomenon in their podcast, “Real Life Sci-Fi with Wade & Willy.” Join them in the Paragon Room for a live podcast recording session featuring UFO Fest speakers.

May

20

Sat

Alien Abduction Dash 5K & Kids’ Fun Run

9 a.m. 5K | 10:30 a.m. Kids' Fun Run
at Linfield College Wellness Trail

May 20

9:00 am

5K - $30; Kids’ Fun Run - $15

Aliens have descended upon McMinnville…and they want to RUN! Dress up like an outer space creature and take part in our out-of-this-world run!

May

20

Sat

Speaker Event: Dr. Robert Jacobs & David Schindele

9 a.m. doors, 10 a.m. event
in the Community Center

May 20

10:00 am

$20 advance / $25 day of

This event is included in the VIP Pass, available here.

Dr. Robert Jacobs and David Schindele, both retired Air Force officers who witnessed UFOs shutting down U.S. nuclear missile sites.

May

20

Sat

UFO Festival Parade

2 p.m. parade

May 20

2:00 pm

Watch from your sidewalk seat or march in costume in the wildly fun and colorful UFO Costume Parade that careens and cartwheels through town. Parade applications are due May 12.

May

20

Sat

Garcia Birthday Band

3 p.m. 'til 5 p.m.
at the Evans Street Trailer

May 20

3:00 pm

Garcia Birthday Band (GBB), based in Portland, Oregon, is a group of veteran musicians interpreting and celebrating the vast repertoire of the late Jerry Garcia and The Grateful Dead.

May

20

Sat

May 20

3:00 pm

From Forest Avenue Press' best selling novel edited by Gigi Little
Adapted by Cynthia J. McGean

May

20

Sat

Alien Pet Costume Contest

at Buchanan Cellers

May 20

3:30 pm

Bring your leashed pets, dressed in their alien best!

May

20

Sat

DJ Gregarious

5 p.m. 'til 8 p.m.
in the Beer Tent on Evans

May 20

5:00 pm

Portland's song monger since the turn of the century.

May

20

Sat

UFO Festival Speaker Panel

5 p.m. doors, 6 p.m. event
at the Community Center

May 20

6:00 pm

$20 advance / $25 day of

This event is included in the VIP Pass, available here.

All our experts and eyewitnesses on stage at once, answering questions from the audience.

May

20

Sat

Live music by Kirby Swatosh & The Moon Rock Patrol

7 p.m. 'til 10 p.m.
in the Cellar Bar at Hotel Oregon

May 20

7:00 pm

Live music from spaced out rock band, Kirby Swatosh & the Moon Rocket Patrol!

May

20

Sat

Social Hour with the Speakers

8 p.m. 'til 9:30 p.m.
in the Paragon Lounge at Hotel Oregon (21+)

May 20

8:00 pm

$20

Mingle with the speakers and other festival guests to ask questions, exchange ideas and enjoy yourselves in a relaxed setting after the Panel Discussion.

May

20

Sat

Alien Costume Party

8 p.m. 'til 11 p.m.
in Mattie's Room at Hotel Oregon
Featuring: Big Mama Gayle and her Sugar Daddies

May 20

8:00 pm

Come in costume to compete for a prize, or just come to gawk at the crazy outfits! You won’t believe the lengths to which some of our guests go in fashioning otherworldly ensembles.

May

21

Sun

Breakfast with James Clarkson

9:30 a.m. doors & food, 10 a.m. Speaker presentation

May 21

10:00 am

$25

Presented by UFO investigator James Clarkson.

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