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Watermelon Fest

July 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Watermelon Fest 2024

Get ready to beat the summer heat with the juiciest event in town – the Original Watermelon Fest at the Downtown Wichita Falls Farmers Market presented by Downtown Wichita Falls Development! Join us on July 20 for a day packed with refreshing fun, mouth-watering treats, and a splash of friendly competition.

Event Highlights:

  • Watermelon bar: Dive into the sweet, juicy goodness of fresh watermelon slices – on the house! Perfect for cooling down and satisfying your summer cravings.
  • Live music: James Cook
  • Watermelon carving: Chef Earl Carter will have one of his amazing creations. See his masterful work of carving food.
  • Chef sampling: Sample fun and new ways to serve up watermelon!
  • Guess the weight! Try your best to guess how much one of the large melons weigh!
  • Watermelon Eating Contest: Ready, set, munch! Compete in our watermelon eating contest and see who can devour the most melon in record time. It’s messy, it’s fun, and it’s oh-so-delicious.
  • Shopping: Discover local gems and goodies! Locally grown produce, sweets, and treats!

Date & Time:
Saturday,  July 20
9:00 AM – 1:00 PM

Downtown Wichita Falls Farmers Market
713 Ohio Ave, Wichita Falls, TX 76301

Bring your friends, family, and a hearty appetite for a day filled with watermelon wonders. Whether you’re here to compete or just to enjoy the festivities, the Original Watermelon Day is the ultimate summer celebration you don’t want to miss!

Join us for a slice of fun in the sun – we’ll see you there!


July 20
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Downtown Wichita Falls Farmers Market
713 Ohio Ave.
Wichita Falls, TX 76301 United States
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