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Allie MacKay Previews Watermelon Festival, July 17 from 5am to 8am only on KTLA!

Allie MacKay Previews Watermelon Festival, July 17 from 5am to 8am only on KTLA!

Jul 3, 2014

The Queen of Morning talk television, Allie MacKay, will preview the upcoming 53rd Watermelon Festival with a live report from Santa Anita Park on July 17 from 5am to 8am. Tune in to see the National Watermelon Queen, Brandi Harrison, and contestants of the Royal Watermelon Court, along with Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon doing live carving demonstrations. The...

Grammy Award Winning Group to Headline

Grammy Award Winning Group to Headline

Mar 31, 2014

The Watermelon Festival is pleased to announce that the Grammy Award winning and multi-platinum recording group Rose Royce will headline the festival on Saturday evening, July 19 at 7:00pm, at Santa Anita Park. Dazzling audiences worldwide for over twenty-five years, just some of their hits include “Car Wash,” “Wishing on a Star,” “I Wanna Get Next To...

Kastl Amusements Brings Fun Rides to 53rd Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club Watermelon Festival

Kastl Amusements Brings Fun Rides to 53rd Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club Watermelon Festival

Mar 31, 2014

Kastl Amusements will be providing exciting and fun rides for kids and families at the 53rd Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club Watermelon Festival. Some of them include a forty-two foot high Ferris Wheel for a great view of the park, the rotating and free-flipping Zipper, the popular Tornado, the flying Musical Chairs, spinning Tea Cups and more. The company which has...

Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon Returns to Watermelon Festival with 2014 National Watermelon Queen Brandi Harrison

Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon Returns to Watermelon Festival with 2014 National Watermelon Queen Brandi Harrison

Mar 31, 2014

The 53rd Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club Watermelon Festival, being held July 19 and 20 at Santa Anita Park, is please to announce the return of Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon. His appearances last year were a huge hit with festival goers in the Watermelon Pavilion. His upbeat personality, along with his easy carving techniques, for the everyday cook, won the hearts of...