Since 1961


Raffle Tickets

Win cash prizes, gift cards, sporting event tickets, products, and more! Tickets at $2 each can be purchased from Lions Club members, Watermelon Festival Royal Court Contestants, or you can trade used eyeglasses and hearing aids for a ticket .Tickets will be drawn each evening around 9 p.m. You don’t need to be present to win prizes. Make sure to clearly print your name, address, phone number and e-mail address on the ticket stubs and deposit them in the large hopper at the Lions Den headquarters before 6:00 pm. All drawings will be held at the Festival’s Main Entertainment Stage. 2013 Prizes To Be Announced – see past prizes below.


Want to Purchase Tickets Early?

You can purchase raffle tickets before the festival by supporting your favorite candidates for this year’s Royal Watermelon Festival Court. When you purchase raffle tickets from your favorite candidate before August 9th the sale counts toward the points earned.  The candidate with the most points will become the Watermelon Festival Queen.  In addition, all tickets sold by all candidates helps raise money for the sponsoring group – Boy Scouts, high school athletic teams, and other sponsoring organizations.

Want a Free Raffle Ticket?

Bring used eyeglasses or hearing aids to the Lions Den during the Festival and donate them to Lions Recycle for Sight or the Ear of the Lion Foundations. In exchange, you will receive a free raffle ticket while helping folks who can’t afford a hearing aid or eyeglasses. Raffle tickets will be available during the Festival at the Lions Den Headquarters booth or from the Watermelon Queen and Princesses.
(Limit: one raffle ticket per person)

Cash Prizes…

  • Third prize of $100 will be awarded Friday night at 9:00 p.m.
  • Second prize of $250 will be awarded Saturday night at 9:00 p.m.
  • The Grand Prize of $500 will be awarded Sunday night at 9:00 p.m.
  • Bonus prizes will follow the cash prizes each night

Past Bonus Prizes have included…

  • 4 tickets to a Los Angeles Dodger Game donated by the L.A. Dodgers
  • 3 month membership in the Verdugo Hills Family YMCA, Tujunga
  • 2 passes to Universal Studios Hollywood donated by Universal Studios Hollywood
  • 2 tickets to the San Diego Zoo or Wild Animal Park donated by the Zoological Society of San Diego
  • 2 tickets to Aquarium of the Pacific, Long Beach
  • 4 passes to The Natural History Museum of LA County & The George Page Museum at La Brea Tar Pits
  • 2 tickets to Six Flags Magic Mountain
  • 2 tickets to Heritage Square Museum, Los Angeles
  • A Hole In One Child’s Birthday Package at Golf n’Grill, Tujunga
  • Gift certificate, Free Golf and Grill for 3. Golf n’ Grill, Tujunga
  • 10 coupons from The Original Tommy’s World Famous Hamburgers
  • 2 tickets to Festival of the Arts, Laguna