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October 2016

4:00 pm — 6:00 pm
@ Pioneer Plaza

Thrill the World/Zombie Walk

On Saturday 24th October, 2015 at 4.00 pm MST  we will dance to Michael Jackson’s “Thriller” with others from across the world! How do we do it? We all dance to “Thriller” at exactly the same moment. Preparation is part of the fun but the feeling of being connected to people thinking and doing the same thing at the same time is what keeps people coming back year after year. Also, knowing what bad dancers Zombies are, it helps people…

November 2016

9:30 am — 10:00 am
@ Downtown Roswell

2016 Veterans Parade

The theme for 2016 is Our Vietnam Veterans Join us to honor veterans at our annual Veterans Parade in downtown Roswell.  Parade begins at 9:30 a.m. (line up at 8:30 a.m.) at the Chaves County Courthouse and heads north to College Ave. Show your support for their sacrifices. To enter the parade, please use this form.  Deadline to enter is November 3. Save Save

8:00 am — 5:00 pm
@ Downtown Roswell

December 2016

6:00 pm — 7:00 pm
@ Downtown Roswell

2016 Electric Light Parade

MainStreet Roswell would like to thank everyone who made the 2016 Electric Light Parade possible. We would like to thank Holly Carter (and her dog Lucky), for driving Mr. and Mrs. Santa in the parade for all these many years, the City of Roswell Parks and Recreation Department, Roswell Police Department, Roswell City Streets Department, Sandra Dee for organizing our carolers and the singers who sang such beautiful holiday songs, the many tireless volunteers, the parade participants who worked so…

May 2017

9:00 am — 11:00 am
@ Downtown Roswell

Community Planting Day

Keep Roswell Beautiful purchased flowers and materials to help MainStreet Roswell, City of Roswell Parks and Recreation, Home Garden and Morning Garden Clubs to beautify downtown Roswell! We will be planting flowers in the pots and around the trees from 5th St. to Alameda.  This is a great community effort and we encourage individuals and groups to join us!

June 2017

June 29, 2017 12:00 pm — July 2, 2017 5:00 pm
@ Chaves County Courthouse

2017 UFO Festival

Roswell to be invaded this summer Variety of events planned during 70th anniversary of ‘Roswell Incident’ ROSWELL, N.M. – Thousands of aliens, humans and pets are expected to invade Roswell, New Mexico to commemorate the 70th Anniversary of the UFO crash, better known as the ‘Roswell Incident’. The 22nd annual event takes place June 29-July 2. Roswell welcomes UFO enthusiasts and skeptics alike to join in the celebration of the much-debated 1947 incident that many believe involved a UFO crashing…

September 2017

September 22, 2017 12:00 pm — September 23, 2017 10:00 pm
@ Chaves County Courthouse

2017 Chile Cheese Festival

DOWNLOAD THE VENDOR CONTRACT AND APPLICATION (Vendor meeting 8:00 am Friday 9-22-17 at Chaves County Courthouse lawn) DOWNLOAD ROSWELL BUSINESS LICENSE APPLICATION VIEW MAP OF FESTIVAL LAYOUT note: Kettle Corn & Snow Cone vendor spaces are already taken It’s time once again for one of Roswell and Chaves County’s favorite events! The Chile Cheese Festival! SCHEDULE HERE When: Sept. 22, 2017 12:00 – 10:00 pm Sept. 23, 2017 8:00 am – 10:00 pm Where: Chaves County Courthouse (400 N. Main…

March 2018

8:00 am — 9:30 am
@ Chamber of Commerce

2018 Marketing Workshop

Nationally renowned marketing guru to present workshop for local businesses! “Get MORE Customers, Who Will Pay MORE Money, MORE Often Workshop” This workshop is typically priced at $397 per person to attend, but through a unique partnership with MainStreet Roswell and Bullock’s Jewelry, MainStreet Stakeholders can attend for FREE! (MainStreet Stakeholders are those who have a business or property in the MainStreet Roswell downtown district.) All others can attend this workshop for only $20 while seating is available.  SEATING IS LIMITED…

April 2018

9:00 am — 12:00 pm

2018 Community Planting Day

2018 Community Planting Day! Volunteers wanted to help MainStreet Roswell fill the planters with flowers! We will meet downtown by the Courthouse lawn April 21, 2018 at 9:00 am to give volunteers flowers and instructions. MainStreet Roswell will bring enough flowers for all the planters, but we need hands to help plant them. Bring your gardening spades, bring your kids and freinds and help us make our down town beautiful!

July 2018

July 6, 2018 12:00 pm — July 8, 2018 3:00 pm

2018 UFO Festival

71 years ago on July 7th, 1947, the world was shocked when reports of a crashed UFO hit the news! Celebrate the famous “Roswell Incident” at the famous 2018 UFO Festival! July 6-8, 2018 Chaves County Courthouse Lawn 200 – 500 N. Main Street Roswell, NM Thousands of aliens, humans and pets are expected to invade Roswell, New Mexico to commemorate the 71st Anniversary of the UFO crash, better known as the ‘Roswell Incident’. The 23rd annual event takes place…

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