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

Posted by on 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...

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

Posted by on 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...

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Food Court

Posted by on Jun 12, 2014

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...

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53rd Sunland-Tujunga Watermelon Festival Announces Talent Lineup and Special Guests

Posted by on Jun 23, 2014

The 53rd Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club Watermelon Festival is pleased to announce the exciting headliners and main stage line-up, special guests and new attractions for their 2014...

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53rd Sunland-Tujunga Watermelon Festival Announces Talent Lineup and Special Guests

53rd Sunland-Tujunga Watermelon Festival Announces Talent Lineup and Special Guests

Jun 23, 2014

The 53rd Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club Watermelon Festival is pleased to announce the exciting headliners and main stage line-up, special guests and new attractions for their 2014 event. The festivities will be held, July 19 and July 20 on the infield of Santa Anita Park. Saturday night at 7:00pm, the Grammy Award winning recording group Rose Royce will take the...

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...

Ronald McDonald Takes the Main Stage at Watermelon Festival on Sunday at 11am.

Ronald McDonald Takes the Main Stage at Watermelon Festival on Sunday at 11am.

Jun 8, 2014

Ronald McDonald, McDonald’s Chief Happiness Officer, with perform on the Main Stage at the Watermelon Festival on Sunday at 11am. Be sure to catch his performance followed by photo ops for big and little...