Oklahoma 2021 Oklahoma Watermelon Festivals: Find a Watermelon Festival Near You!
Looking for a Watermelon festival in Oklahoma in 2021?
(just scroll down the page)There is no other listing as
complete and current as this list, just updated! All the Watermelon
festivals in Oklahoma we can find are listed on this page!
If you love strawberries, look for a festival near you below! And I'm always
looking for more Watermelon festivals! Please write me, if
you know of any to add! I update the dates as soon as the festivals
publish their information, but you can always click on the links (usually
the name of the festival) to see the current information on the festival's
I update this list
every year, but still click on the
links to the festival (the blue, underlined name of the each festival) to confirm this
year's dates on the website for each festival. They may change or
at the last minute. . If they don't have a
website, call the phone number provided, but ALWAYS CONFIRM THIS YEAR'S
DATES AND TIMES BY EITHER VIEWING THEIR WEBSITE OR CALLING.
Click here for the form to add a festival and have detailed information; or click
here if you have general information and are not connected with the event!
2021 Oklahoma Watermelon Festivals
Watermelons typically ripen from June (in northern Florida and Texas)
through July, August and September in the mid-Atlantic,
Midwest and New England. July and August
dominatesas the months for Watermelon production (and festivals)
Unlike strawberries, which grow almost anywhere, watermelons are
grown commercially far fewer states, since they require warmer
temperatures and a much longer season.
There are two general types of Watermelon festivals 1) community festivals, usually organized by a church, school, local Chamber of commerce or a town and 2).
Watermelon festival held at and by a farm. They are different in what they
community festivals tend to be less expensive so they are grouped separately.
(of course not all states and areas have both.)
festival listings are links to our easy to follow directions about
making Watermelon jam, freezing watermelons, Watermelon pies and
Community Watermelon Festivals
Ringwood Watermelon Festival - Usually held in late August or early September, The 106th Annual Watermelon Festival taking place from
Sunday, August 30, 2020 until Saturday, September 5, 2020
Main Street, Ringwood, OK 73768. Phone: (580) 541-7847. Email:
Open: 106th Annual Watermelon Festival taking place from Sunday, August 30th until Saturday, September 5th. Activities every night from Beauty
Pageant, School Carnival, Livestock Show, Bingo, Volleyball throughout the week and many events and food on Saturday including a 5k, movie on
main street, firework show, free watermelon eating, tractor pulls, and all kinds of entertainment for the kids!. Directions: See their Facebook
page for directions. Click here for a map and directions.
Payment: Free, no payments needed, Free, no payments needed, unless you buy from concessions/vendors . Watermelon, Other food eating contests,
Crafts and crafters sales and exhibitions, Baked items for sale, Deserts for sale (like strawberry shortcake, blueberry pie, etc.) , Food
vendors, Pancake breakfast, Live entertainment (other than music), Games, 5K, 10K or other run, Fireworks display, Parade, Festival queen
contest, picnic area, Pets ARE allowed, Free parking, Bouncy castle or moon bounce, restrooms Activities every night from Beauty Pageant, School
Carnival, Livestock Show, Bingo, Volleyball throughout the week and many events and food on Saturday including a 5k, movie on main street,
firework show, free watermelon eating, tractor pulls, and all kinds of entertainment for the kids!
Click here for our Facebook page. (ADDED: June 24, 2020, Suggested by a visitor)
Rush Springs Watermelon Festival - August ,
Held each year on the second Saturday in August (NOT being held in 2020 due to coronavirus)
Park, Rush Springs, OK 73082. Phone 580-476-3745 - Email:
[email protected]. They
offer watermelon-themed activities, carnival rides and plenty of
family friendly entertainment for all. Held continuously since
1948, the festival attracts over 20,000 visitors each year with
all-day entertainment and free watermelon in the afternoon. Other
festivities include a seed-spitting contest, an arts and craft
fair featuring over 100 vendors, carnival rides, live
entertainment, stage shows, watermelon exhibits and more. Snack
on tasty concessions from on-site food vendors, or browse through
rows of classic cars, motorcycles and trucks in the festival's
annual antique car and motorcycle show while sipping a glass of
cool lemonade.. A parade will also be held Friday evening at
Valliant Watermelon Festival - held each summer on
the third Saturday in July.
Valliant, OK. By the slice or by
the entire melon, the whole family is in for good, old-fashioned
fun at the Valliant Watermelon Festival. Besides those fleshy
slices of watermelon, there's watermelon salsa, slushies and all
kinds of other foods with your favorite summer fruit. Also, there
are car shows, live music, a watermelon eating contest and a
seed-spitting contest for a little friendly competition.
Farm Watermelon Festivals
In addition to community and church festivals, some private farms have their own
See each farm for this year's dates (they often do not announce them
until the end of May). T
Also, scroll down to see the links to recipes, freezing, canning and jam making
directions at the bottom of the page.
- We will be adding these as we find them; Please write me,
if you know of any to add!
Related Watermelon Information: Watermelon jelly and
Pickled watermelon rinds
Besides eating them fresh, watermelons make two
great preserves which are really easy to make with these
illustrated, step-by-step instructions:
For other fruit and vegetable festivals, see this page!