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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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Wildlife Waystation Returns to Festival, Saturday Only from Noon to 5pm.

Wildlife Waystation Returns to Festival, Saturday Only from Noon to 5pm.

Aug 10, 2013

  The Wildlife Waystation returns with Tequila and ChiCha the Llamas, Pogo the Opossum, Drago the Chameleon, various snakes and a Golden Eagle, among other critters expected to be at the exhibit.  The Mission of the Wildlife Way Station is to rescue, rehabilitate, relocate and provide sanctuary for exotic animals from around the world, as well as native...

Talent Line-up Change for Sunday, August 18.

Talent Line-up Change for Sunday, August 18.

Aug 9, 2013

Sunday’s line-up is now FEVER THE GHOST at 2pm and CHASE WALKER at 5pm. To view the full entertainment schedule for the weekend, click here. Enjoy the shows!

Watermelon Festival Opens Saturday and Sunday with Choreographer Jacobi Lynn on the Main Stage.

The Watermelon Festival, once again, welcomes Aletheia Dance choreographer and soloist Jacobi Lynn. Ms. Lynn will open the festivities on Saturday and Sunday at noon. Some of her versatility has been demonstrated at the Watermelon Festival for the past 5 years working with the Multi-Cultural Dance Team. She has performed at the Dorothy Chandler Pavilion, on...

Artwork Jamal Passes Away

Artwork Jamal Passes Away

Aug 6, 2013

Artwork Jamal passed away this morning, August 6th at 9:30 am in Los Angeles. This beloved So-Cal blues legend will be truly missed by his fans all over the country and especially here in LA by the Watermelon Festival among many. In addition to opening for B.B. King and other greats, Artwork had performed the last 7 consecutive Watermelon Festivals in a row. We...

Tasty Treats at the Watermelon Festival

Tasty Treats at the Watermelon Festival

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!

Watermelon Festival Announces Talent Lineup

Watermelon Festival Announces Talent Lineup

Aug 3, 2013

There are new and exciting musical acts for this years’ Festival. Friday night’s opening act is the Verdugo Voices Glee Club at 6pm and headliner Viza, an internationally acclaimed band known for their erratically amusing blend of energized international rock, takes the stage at 8:00pm. On Saturday night local favorite and KROQ darlings, indie rockers, Sad...