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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 Jim Morey of VIP Carvings Saturday Only from 2 to 5pm.

Watermelon Festival Welcomes Jim Morey of VIP Carvings Saturday Only from 2 to 5pm.

Jun 8, 2014

Jim Morey’s carvings have been seen on top rated television shows, but his face remains a mystery. Now you can meet the man up close and personal, the man behind the carvings that have been featured on Fuel TV, Hollywood Babble-On with Kevin Smith & Ralph Garmon, and Fox’s Sunday NFL Pre-game Football show with Michael Strahan. See him live…carving...

Tasty Treats

Tasty Treats

Jun 1, 2014

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

Festival Announces Eagle Rock Trompers and their Classic Car Show

Back in the mid-1940′s, a couple of local car guys hailing from Eagle Rock and surrounding areas had just finished military service to their country.  Young and filled with technical knowledge, they quickly crafted some personalized cars built with performance in mind.  These cars, called ‘gow jobs’ and ‘hot rods’ were usually old...

53rd WATERMELON FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES RETURN OF CELEBRITY CHEF POON WITH SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY 2014 NATIONAL WATERMELON QUEEN, BRANDI HARRISON.

53rd WATERMELON FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES RETURN OF CELEBRITY CHEF POON WITH SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY 2014 NATIONAL WATERMELON QUEEN, BRANDI HARRISON.

May 2, 2014

The 53rd Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club Watermelon Festival, being held July 19 and 20 at Santa Anita Park, is please to announce the return of Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon. His appearances last year were a huge hit with festival goers in the Watermelon Pavilion. His upbeat personality, along with his easy carving techniques, for the everyday cook, won the hearts of...

Galaxy Star Squad Returns to Festival, Saturday July 20 from 10am to 2pm

Galaxy Star Squad Returns to Festival, Saturday July 20 from 10am to 2pm

May 2, 2014

Attention all soccer fans, the Galaxy Star Squad is returning to the Watermelon Festival and will on there on Sunday July 20 from 10:00am to 2:00pm. Make sure to stop by their booth to pick up some free Galaxy prizes, and enter to win merchandise autographed by LA Galaxy players! This year they are bringing their inflatable soccer activity so come get your...

Radio Disney Road Crew Returns to Watermelon Festival on Saturday Only from Noon to 2:00pm.

Radio Disney Road Crew Returns to Watermelon Festival on Saturday Only from Noon to 2:00pm.

May 2, 2014

The Watermelon Festival is pleased to announce that Radio Disney Road Crew will return to the festival for the third year in a row. The Road Crew will grace the Main Stage at 1:00pm for an energetic set, sure to please festival guests! Be sure to stop by their booth for exciting and interactive hands-on dancing, music and contests filled with games, prizes and...