Watermelon Festival 2009

August 08, 2009

Queen Contestants for 09
Ashley Shaw, Aly Talley, Stacy Funk, Cheyanna Ragan
Queen Night Election  is June 26 -- School Auditorium

Crowning of Queen will be Aug 8, 2009 at Watermelon Festival.
Stacy Funk
2009 Queen

Cheyanna Ragan, Aly Talley, Ashley Shaw
Beautiful Candidates

Marlow Parade


Rush Springs Rodeo Parade


Anyone interested in becoming a vendor of Arts and Crafts
Call 580-476-3636 and ask for Rhonda

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.

2002 Festival pictures Here 2001 Festival pictures Here---2000 Festival pictures  Here
2003 Festival pictures  Here 2004 Festival pictures  Here
Festival  2005  Here
Festival 2006 Here
Festival 2007 Here
Festival 2008 Here
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