Since 1961

Watermelon Festival Moves to Santa Anita Park, July 19 and July 20.

  The 53rd Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club Watermelon Festival is pleased to announce that this year festival will be held at Santa Anita Park for a more family friendly environment…so please come join the fun and be part of our annual event.

Tasty Treats

The Food Court features an array of popular festival and fair favorites. This year’s new scrumptious menu items include Watermelon Glazed Turkey Legs, Watermelon and Cheese Cilantro Salad, Watermelon Funnel Cakes, Popcorn, Cotton Candy and Turkish Delight Candy, along with Watermelon Lemonade, Margaritas and Coolers!

Chef Hiep Thi Li To Judge Watermelon Carving Competition, Saturday, July 19 at 5:00pm.

Chef Hiep Thi Li To Judge Watermelon Carving Competition, Saturday, July 19 at 5:00pm.

Jun 12, 2014

Hiep Thi Le is the co-owner of Le Cellier Wine Bar in Marina Del Rey. The gastro beer and wine bar features “Terroir” driven wine and microbrewery beers, paired with contemporary French Vietnamese small bite platters. She has been a contestant on the television show “Chopped” and was also one of the stars of Oliver Stone’s “Heaven and...

Verdugo Voices Glee Club and Jr. Glee Club, Open Watermelon Festival, Saturday, July 19 at 10:30am.

Verdugo Voices Glee Club and Jr. Glee Club, Open Watermelon Festival, Saturday, July 19 at 10:30am.

Jun 12, 2014

The Verdugo Voices Glee Club and Jr. Glee Club will open the festival at 10:30am on Saturday, July 19. The Glee Club started in the Fall of 2011 at Verdugo Hills High School with several performances on campus and in the community. Jr. Glee Camp is produced in collaboration with the Verdugo Hills High School Booster Club, Jr. Cheer Camp, & Jr. Football...