Rush Springs Watermelon!

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Sink your teeth into watermelon at this favorite festival.

Rush Springs Watermelon Festival

August 11, 2018

Jeff Davis Park
Rush Springs, OK 73082
Phone: 580-476-3103
Fax: 580-476-2443

Time: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost: free

Held each year on the second Saturday in August, the Rush Springs Watermelon Festival celebrates the local crop of watermelons with watermelon-themed activities, carnival rides and plenty of old-fashioned, family friendly entertainment for all. The Rush Springs Watermelon Festival, held continuously since 1948, has grown to become one of the most popular festivals in Oklahoma, attracting over 20,000 visitors each year and serving upwards of 50,000 pounds of juicy, ripe melon to festival-goers.

Celebrate local acres of black diamond, royal sweet and other varieties of watermelon with all-day entertainment and free watermelon in the afternoon on Saturday. Other festivities include a seed-spitting contest, an arts and craft fair featuring over 100 vendors, carnival rides, live entertainment, stage shows, watermelon exhibits and more. Snack on tasty concessions from on-site food vendors, or browse through rows of classic cars, motorcycles and trucks in the festival’s annual antique car and motorcycle show while sipping a glass of cool lemonade.

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