Watermelon

Festival 2000

August 12, 2000

About the Festival


The Rush Springs Watermelon Festival has been held continuously since 1948.
It had its beginning in 1940 and has become one of the most popular festivals in the state.

The festival has proven popular, since its beginning and the crowds have increased in number to around 20,000 to 30,000 visitors each year. Over 50,000 pounds of watermelons are purchased from area melon growers and served to festival visitors during the day.

The activities during the day include watermelon exhibits, stage shows, tiny tots contest, free watermelon feed, carnival, and arts and crafts fair. There has been a change in time of crowning ceremony this year ..... see program at bottom of this page



Queen for year 2000

Heather Vasil
Watermelon Queen
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Marlow 4th of July parade!
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