World UFO Day is an awareness day for people to gather together and watch the skies for unidentified flying objects (UFO). The day is celebrated by some on June 24, and others on July 2. June 24 is the date that reporter Kenneth Arnold wrote is generally considered to be the first widely reported UFO in the United States, while July 2 was the supposed UFO crash in the 1947 Roswell incident. World UFO Day Organization (WUFODO) declared 2 July to be the official World UFO day in order to avoid any confusion.
The stated goal of the July 2 celebration is to raise awareness of “the undoubted existence of UFOs” and to encourage governments to declassify their files on UFO sightings.
On this day, people gather in groups hoping to spot UFOs. People get ready with their telescopes, transmitters, communicators, Citizens band radio (CB radio), binoculars, and even microscopes in order to spot UFOs. The day is celebrated with an aim to raise awareness about the undoubted existence of UFOs, and also the intelligent beings from outer space.