The Burien UFO Festival will abduct Olde Burien on Thursday, April 5, 2018, inviting UFO enthusiasts, skeptics and aliens to join in the celebration of all things otherworldly, inspired by ‘The Maury Island Incident’ UFO event which predates Roswell by ten days.

SW 152nd Street will be closed again for a true Tin Hat Block Party!

The 2018 event will feature:

  • Guest speakers
  • Authors
  • Live entertainment
  • Beer garden at Classic Eats
  • Costume contest
  • Dog costume contest
  • Pop-up museum
  • Chances to tell your UFO story to the Highline Historical Society
  • Get a custom alien drawing
  • Face painting
  • UFO bouncy house
  • Food trucks and more…

Here’s the schedule:

6:00 – Opening Ceremony

6:15 – High Wired NoNet –

7:15 – ‘I’m From Another Galaxy’ Costume Contest (Humanoids and Quadrupeds Welcome)

8:30 – The Lovecats (Cure tribute band) –

Presentations at The Tin Theater (ticket link posted soon):

4:30 PM – Vince Ynzunza of Pacific NorthWeird

5:30 PM – The Maury Island Incident film screening – The Truth Revealed, with Scott Schaefer and Steve Edmiston

6:45 PM – UFOiTeam – “Tell Us Your Story:”

7:50 PM – The Arcturians – Starfield Exploration and Healing

Here are some great photos of previous BUFOs courtesy Michael Brunk:

Photo by Michael Brunk /

Photo by Michael Brunk /

Photo by Michael Brunk /

Photo by Michael Brunk /

Photo by Michael Brunk /

Photo by Michael Brunk /

For more info:

Scott Schaefer

Founder/Publisher/Editor. Three-time National Emmy Award winning Writer (“Bill Nye the Science Guy”), Director, Producer, Journalist and more...