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Burien UFO Festival returns April Fool's Day

The festival, a successful event last year, celebrates April Fool
The festival, a successful event last year, celebrates April Fool's Day with a fun, UFO-related theme.
— image credit: Courtesy photo/Michael E. Brunk

For the Reporter

The second annual Burien UFO Festival crash lands in Olde Burien on April Fool's Day.

The free festival invades the intersection of Southwest 152nd and 10th Avenue Southwest at 7 p.m., and around The Tin Room Bar, 923 SW 152nd.

Witness will see a a new feature, the unveiling of a constructed 3D rendition UFO.

The free festival includes a flash mob dance, cash costume contests for Best Man in Black, Best Woman in Black and Best Alien, as well as live music, a photo booth and other activities.

Participants are encouraged to dress up as well as bring their own UFOs – and other appropriate props – to the event.

In addition, participants will attempt to set a world record for Most Men in Black, Women in Black and Aliens in one location.

A final test screening of "The Maury Island Incident" to those in costumes begins at 9 p.m.

"It's going to be another amazingly fun time with great live music, another flash mob, costume contest and world record attempt," organizer John White told The B-Town Blog. "And I can't wait to see the Tin Theater packed with Men and Women in Black and Aliens watching our final test screening."

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