Extraterrestrials Encouraged To Visit San Diego County Fair
by David Moye
Most fairs and carnivals try to attract a wide demographic: Families, singles, foodies, aspiring prize-winners, but the organizers at the San Diego Country Fair are casting their net even wider and hope to get some extraterrestrials.
The Fair opens June 8 is themed "Out Of This World," and, as such, will include exhibits dedicated to space travel done by humans and alleged trips to Earth by alien visitors.
Fair spokeswoman Linda Zweig says the fair is America's sixth largest, but hopes to get bigger by attracting visitors from beyond the southern California -- like Alpha Centauri.
"It would be so cool if some aliens decide to come," she told the Huffington Post. "I don't know if their craft would fit in the parking lot, but if they show up, we'll make room. There's plenty of room in the infield."
The infield area just happens to be where most of the alienating exhibits are located in a section called "Area Fifty Fun," that will have displays of alleged alien encounters such as Roswell and ancient Egypt, and a mock UFO crash, according to NBC San Diego, which also reports that a creature known only as "Roswell the tweeting alien" will be providing online updates throughout the Fair like this one:
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