Watermelon Festival 2012

August 11, 2012



Waiting for the Festival

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Queen selection night:
7:00 PM, Friday, June 29 in the school auditorium.
Candidates are:
May'zey Brown, Taylor Lyon, Tayler Jackson
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Royalty
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May'zey Brown, Queen
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Watermelon Queen Marlow Parade

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Old Car Marlow Parade
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Largest Melon
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Look at link near bottom of page for 2011 Festival information
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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
Festival 2010 Here
Festival 2011 Here
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