When: August 3, 2018 12:00 PM until 11:00 PM Eastern Time Zone
The North Carolina Watermelon Festival is an annual celebration of the watermelon started in 1957 in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 1985 it was relocated to Murfreesboro, North Carolina. Events during the 4-day festival this year include: a parade, live music nightly, food, carnival rides & games, craft sales, petting zoo, pony rides, fireworks, 5K race, watermelon seed spitting contest, crowning of the Watermelon Princesses, a visit from the North Carolina Watermelon Queen!
Location: , Murfreesboro, NC,