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The 2014 Watermelon Festival is Coming

The 2014 Watermelon Festival is Coming

Nov 12, 2013

The 53rd Annual Watermelon Festival announces new dates for 2014. Last year’s festival was a huge success and...

Watermelon Festival Announces Royal Court Winners for 2013.

Watermelon Festival Announces Royal Court Winners for 2013.

Aug 21, 2013

The Royal Court Winners for the 2013 festival were announced Friday evening, August 16. The Coronation was presided over by National Watermelon Queen Amber Nolin of Alabama. The winners were Ericka Cunningham was crowned Queen. She is a Junior at Verdugo Hills High School and in the Junior ROTC program. John Martinez was named King. He is a Junior at Verdugo...

Online Presale Tickets Have Concluded

Online Presale Tickets Have Concluded

Aug 15, 2013

The festival starts today! Online presale tickets have concluded and you can pick yours up at Will Call near the main entrance. You can still purchase your tickets at the festival’s main entrance. For more details on tickets and will call pickup, click here.   We look forward to seeing you all today and the 52 Annual Watermelon Festival of...

Watermelon Festival Announces Carving and Cooking Demonstrations for Watermelon Pavilion.

The Watermelon Festival is pleased to announce the continuous Carving and Cooking Demonstrations for the festival for Friday, Saturday and Sunday, August 16,17, and 18. The demonstration will take place in the Watermelon Pavilion with Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon of Philadelphia, Chef Jesse Sanchez of the Los Angeles Mission School Culinary Department, students...