Winterville Watermelon Festival

August 2023 (dates not updated) ?

locator Winterville Recreation Park
Winterville, NC 28590

Status: Updated 7/6/2022
Winterville Watermelon Festival
The legendary Winterville Watermelon Festival is a multi‑day event featuring activities the whole family can enjoy. You can hear local and nationally known music acts throughout the event. One of the biggest events of the festival is the Watermelon Parade through town. The watermelon‑eating contest is a favorite! Festival‑goers young and old can enjoy carnival rides and midway games & check out the flea market and commercial vendors set up through the festival grounds. Food vendors serve both watermelon treats and classic fair food such as funnel cakes, turkey legs, and corn dogs.
  • Admission: none
  • Days/­Hours Open: Thu 6pm‑11pm, Fri 6pm‑11pm, Sat 8am‑11pm
  • Address: 332 Sylvania Street, Winterville, NC 28590
  • Entertainment: 1 stage - National, Regional, Local. Music: BC BG BL CH CR CL CY GP RP RB RK TF Variety ??
  • Other Activities: games, rides, parade, kids night friday night, watermelon eating contest sat
  • Attendance: 25,000
    # Food Booths: 25
  • # of Exhi­bitors: 100
    Juried: no
    Prize Money: na
  • Deadlines: Art & Craft: 08/01/2022
    Music: 03/06/2022
    Food: 07/18/2022 
  • Promoter: Winterville Watermelon Festival Committee, Inc.
  • Show Dir.: Event Office

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