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Grammy Award Winning and Multi-Platinum Recording Group, Rose Royce, Headlines Festival Saturday Night at 7:00pm

Posted by on 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...

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Grammy Award Winning and Multi-Platinum Recording Group, Rose Royce, Headlines Festival Saturday Night at 7:00pm

Posted by on 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...

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Tasty Treats at the Watermelon Festival

Posted by on Aug 3, 2013

Check back to see the menu for 2014′s Watermelon Festival at the Rose Bowl. And as always, FREE watermelon all weekend long!

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Announcements Coming Soon

Posted by on Nov 12, 2013

We’re still resting and recovering from 2013′s festival, but we’ll be making announcements in the coming months. Check back soon!

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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...

Thank you to the 2013 Entertainment

Thank you to the 2013 Entertainment

Sep 12, 2013

2013 Entertainment   VERDUGO VOICES GLEE CLUB – FRIDAY, AUGUST 16, 6:00 PM The Verdugo Voices Glee Club was founded by Dr. Trimis for two reasons: to bring vocal music back to Verdugo and to strengthen relations between the high school and surrounding community. The group performs the latest pop/rock hits, classic pop music and rock and roll, 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...

Watermelon Festival Announces Instagram Wearable Art Contest!

Watermelon Festival Announces Instagram Wearable Art Contest!

Aug 10, 2013

Hey, Instagram users…for the first time the Watermelon Festival is holding a daily Wearable Art contest! So, take photos of you, your friends and family members, who are in attendance at the festival and donned in Watermelon Wearable Art and hash tag them to #lionswatermelonfestival. You are welcome to send as many pictures as you like. Deadline each day is...