The 37th Annual Franklin County Watermelon Festival will be August 18th and 19th, 2017!
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!
37th ANNUAL WATERMELON CONTESTS
Saturday, August 19, 2017
Located in First Baptist Church Park
(corner of Lauderdale Street & Washington Avenue)
Registration from 11:00 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Winners announced & prizes awarded at 1 p.m.
WATERMELON FESTIVAL T-SHIRTS
available in mint green, cardinal red, coral, and indigo (washed denim).
Youth (s-xl) and Adult (s-xl) are $15.00, Adult (2x-4x) $18.00.
Watermelon 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
Watermelon Run Application