Watermelon

Festival 2006

August 12, 2006

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.

2006 Festival Queen will be selected by popular vote on June3 at 7:00 p.m.
The queen will reign over the 2006 Festival
August 12, 2006
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Queen elected:
Logan Farmer
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Logan Farmer 2006 Watermelon Queen


Left to Right: Brittney, Laurie, Tiffany, Logan, Amber, Nina, Beth
Front Row: Horton Girls

 
Governor Henry, Miss Okla. Lauren Nelson,
Queen Logan Farmer
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Tiny Tots Winners
Kassidy and Kenton
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Governor Henry and Lauren Neslon
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Largest Melon 2006 (135 lbs.)
Exhibited by Taylor Tumblson
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RODEO PARADE:
FRIDAY, AUG 11,  5:00 P.M.
DOWNTOWN RUSH SPRINGS

 

Festival Chairman: Dan Williams 580-476-9348
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2002 Festival pictures Here 2001 Festival pictures Here---2000 Festival pictures  Here
2003 Festival pictures  Here 2004 Festival pictures  Here
Festival  2005  Here

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