Watermelon Festival 2010

August 14, 2010

Queen Night
June 25, 2010 at 7:00 pm
High School Auditorium
Candidates are:  Erica Foster,  Shelby Nottingham, Haley Jones (Queen),
Helga Mehringer

2010 Queen, Haley Jones with 2009 Queen, Stacy Funk



Queen Haley Jones -- Mother and Dad in background --- Rep. Joe Dorman guarding the melons.
Photo by Travis Caperton

5k watermelon run/walk will be on the day of the Festival.
Infomation can be found on this link:



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
Festival 2009 Here
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