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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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Melon Music

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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Watermelon Festival Welcomes Tropical Punch Saturday, July 19 at Noon

Watermelon Festival Welcomes Tropical Punch Saturday, July 19 at Noon

Jun 8, 2014

“TROPICAL PUNCH” is a unique performer. Her music has a Caribbean flavor, mixed with African and American soul, that she calls “Ameribbean Music”   She has traveled all throughout the USA, Europe, Africa and Japan captivating her audience.  Her TROPICAL PUNCH sound is original and one worth hearing on Saturday, July 19 at noon....

DoubleTree by Hilton Monrovia-Pasadena Sponsors Watermelon Festival with Special Room Package.

DoubleTree by Hilton Monrovia-Pasadena Sponsors Watermelon Festival with Special Room Package.

Jun 8, 2014

DoubleTree by Hilton Monrovia-Pasadena area is conveniently located right off the 210 freeway, just minutes away from Santa Anita Park, huge advantage when dealing with Southern California traffic. From the moment you arrive, you’ll notice this Monrovia, California hotel’s modern design. Select from Euro-styled suites, and king and double rooms featuring...

Santa Anita Race Track Mascots, Lucky and Winnie Attend Watermelon Festival

Santa Anita Race Track Mascots, Lucky and Winnie Attend Watermelon Festival

Jun 8, 2014

The festival is pleased to announce that the Santa Anita Race Track Mascots will be on hand both days for photos opportunities. Lucky is named after Lucky Baldwin who was the founder of Santa Anita Park. Winnie, his companion, was named by the fans and employees of the park. Be sure to check back to when and where you can get your photos taken with these fun...

100.3 The Sound Returns to Festival Saturday from 11am to 2pm.

100.3 The Sound Returns to Festival Saturday from 11am to 2pm.

Jun 8, 2014

100.3 The Sound is the new #1 for Classic Rock and a proud sponsor of the Annual Watermelon Festival.  With Uncle Joe Benson in the mornings, actual vinyl album sides, and real DJs who know & love the music, Southern Californians are saying, “I found The Sound!”. 100.3 The Sound is proud to connect Southern California through music.  Be sure and stop...

Giddy UP Ranch at Watermelon Festival from 10am to 6pm Daily.

Giddy UP Ranch at Watermelon Festival from 10am to 6pm Daily.

Jun 8, 2014

Giddy Up Ranch will be providing pony rides and two petting zoos for festival goers of all ages fun and amusement. Weight limit for the pony rides is 65 lbs. Each childrens admission includes a free pass to the farm zoo, the other zoo will feature interesting animals as well. From small parties to large events Giddy Up Ranch pony ride, camel ride and petting zoo...

Watermelon Festival Announces Return of the LA Kings Ice Crew on Sunday, July 20 from 10am TO 3pm

Watermelon Festival Announces Return of the LA Kings Ice Crew on Sunday,  July 20 from 10am TO 3pm

Jun 8, 2014

The Watermelon Festival is pleased to once again have the LA Kings Ice Crew at the festival on Sunday, July 20 from 10am to 3pm. Come meet the LA Kings Ice Crew, pick up some great Kings freebies, and enter to win Kings autographed merchandise!For more info on the LA Kings Ice Crew go to Facebook: www.facebook.com/kingsicecrew,...