The Franklin County Watermelon Festival began in 1981 and is the largest festival in Franklin County. This spectacular family event offers two days of non-stop music, contests and entertainment, as well  as, a pageant, arts & crafts, 5k run, antique car & truck show, tasty festival foods, tractor show, bike ride and a slice of FREE watermelon! Watermelon  contests include: • largest melon • seed spitting • best tasting melon • best dressed melon • most unusual melon  

franklin-watermeleonsWatermelon Festival Forms:

2017 Vendor Application

ADPH Basic Requirements

ADPH Food Permit Application (PDF)

ADPH Food Permit Application (Online Form)

ADPH Cover Letter

ADPH Information Application (PDF) ADPH Information Application (Online Form)

Non-Profit, Religious Groups

Pageant Info

Watermelon Run Application