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
Watermelon Festival Forms:
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