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A Special Thank You to the Watermelon Cutters from the Festival Committee

A Special Thank You to the Watermelon Cutters from the Festival Committee

Jul 28, 2014

The Watermelon Committee would like to extend a special thank you to all the Watermelon Cutters who worked so hard to make sure the attendees continued to receive their free watermelon slices – they include Kavey Everhart, Barbra Everhart, D.J. Goulsby, Bobby Whitmore, Edwin Terrel, Lisa Diming, Asley Carrillo, Devon Doll, Alex Aguly. Again, many thanks from...

Watermelon Festival Announces Carving Competition Winners

Watermelon Festival Announces Carving Competition Winners

Jul 28, 2014

The first annual Watermelon Carving Competition took place on Saturday, July 19 at 5pm. Judges tallied the votes in three categories Most Fun or Whimsical, Most Intricate or Elaborate and Most Humorous and then announced an overall winner. Andrea Zamora with her mile high watermelon sculpture won Most Intricate or Elaborate. Sabdra Cardenas won Most Fun or...

Watermelon Festival Announces Royal Court Winners

Watermelon Festival Announces Royal Court Winners

Jul 28, 2014

The 53rd Sunland-Tujunga Watermelon Festival Coronation took place at 11am on Saturday, July 19. The event opened with a rousing performance by the Verdugo Voices Glee Club and Junior Glee Club, under the direction of Edward Trimis. National Watermelon Queen Brandi Harrison, presided over the presentation with Brenda Fortune, Development Director of the Festival...

Allie MacKay Previews Watermelon Festival, July Wednesday, July 16 from 5am to 8am only on KTLA!

Allie MacKay Previews Watermelon Festival, July Wednesday, July 16 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 Wednesday July 16 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....