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Watermelon Festival Announces Talent Line-Up, Special Guests, Extra Added Attractions and Sponsors

Posted by on Jul 15, 2013 in News, Press, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Sunland, CA …The 52nd Annual Watermelon Festival is pleased to announce the Talent Line-up, Special Guests, Extra Added Attractions and Sponsors for he festival is being held at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena August 16-18. New and exciting musical acts for this years’ Festival are  Friday night’s opening act the Verdugo Voices Glee Club at 6pm and headliner Viza, an acclaimed international band known for their erratically amusing blend of energized international rock. They take the stage at 8:00pm. On Saturday night local favorite and...

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KTLA PREVIEW OF FESTIVAL SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

Posted by on Jul 1, 2013 in News, Press | Comments Off

KTLA PREVIEW OF FESTIVAL SCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, AUGUST 15

  KTLA’s beloved features reporter Allie MacKay will preview the Watermelon Festival LIVE on Thursday, August 15th at the Rose Bowl!  Catch Allie’s segments in the 5, 6 and 7AM hours, and at 1PM.

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National Watermelon Queen Amber Nolin To Make Special Appearance at Festival

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in Press, Watermelon Queen | Comments Off

National Watermelon Queen Amber Nolin To Make Special Appearance at Festival

Come meet Amber Renea Nolin, the National Watermelon Queen who will be on hand for the weekend festivities. Amber was crowned the 2013 National Watermelon Queen during the 99th annual convention of the National Watermelon Association in San Antonio, Texas and will serve as Promotion Ambassador until February 2014. Amber is the 21 year old daughter of Greg and Renea Nolin of Enterprise, Alabama, and is a Food Science and Nutrition major attending the University of Florida. She plans to become an Oncologist Nutritionist. Amber sees Nutrition...

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52nd Annual Sunland-Tujunga Watermelon Festival Announces New Location and Sponsor for 2013 Event

Posted by on Jun 17, 2013 in Press, Uncategorized | Comments Off

Sunland, CA…The 52nd Annual Watermelon Festival, presented by the Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club, will be held Friday, August 16 from 4:00pm to 10:00pm, Saturday, August 17 from 12:00pm to 10:00pm and Sunday, August 18 from 12:00pm to 10:00pm, at The Rose Bowl, located at 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103. Tickets at the gate are $10.00 for adults and $5.00 children. Advance discount tickets are $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children. Every one’s a winner, as each admission includes free watermelon slices and a free spin on the...

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52nd Annual Watermelon Festival Announces New Dates for 2013

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Press | Comments Off

52nd Annual Watermelon Festival Announces New Dates for 2013

    52nd Annual SUNLAND-TUJUNGA LIONS CLUBWATERMELON FESTIVAL  New Location…New Attractions…New Sponsors We’re Moving to the Rose Bowl, America’s Stadium, to expand our festival and make it bigger and better than ever…so, please join us!  WHEN: August  16 – 18 Friday, August 16  from 4pm to 10pm Saturday, August 17  from 12 noon to 10pm Sunday, August 18 from 12 noon to 10pm WHERE: The Rose Bowl 1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103 ADMISSION: $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children; advance sales $8.00 for...

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The Galaxy Star Squad Special Appearance

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Attractions, News, Press | Comments Off

The Galaxy Star Squad Special Appearance

Attention all soccer fans: we’re happy to announce that  the Galaxy Star Squad is going to be at the Watermelon Festival this year on Sunday, August 18 from noon to 4pm. Make sure you stop by the booth to pick up some free Galaxy prizes and enter to win merchandise autographed by the reigning MLS Champions! You can also follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LAGalaxyStarSquad, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/galaxystarsquad or on Instagram...

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LA Kings Ice Crew Returns to Watermelon Festival

Posted by on Jun 3, 2013 in Attractions, News, Press | Comments Off

LA Kings Ice Crew Returns to Watermelon Festival

The LA Kings Ice Crew is returning to the Watermelon Festival and making a Special Appearance on Sunday, August 18 from noon to 4pm. The promotions team for the Stanley Cup Champions will be site with some great Kings freebies and a chance to win Kings autographed merchandise! You can follow them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/kingsicecrew, on Twitter at www.twitter.com/lakingsicecrew or on Instagram...

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We’ve Moved to the Rose Bowl!

Posted by on May 8, 2013 in Press | Comments Off

We’ve Moved to the Rose Bowl!

This year's Watermelon Festival will be held at the World Famous Rose Bowl! While we are sad that the City of Los Angeles and Department...

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New Sponsor

Posted by on May 7, 2013 in Press, Sponsors | Comments Off

New Sponsor

In recent years the following businesses and organizations have supported the Sunland-Tujunga...

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51st Annual Watermelon Festival | 2012 – Aug. 10, 11, 12

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Press | Comments Off

51st Annual Watermelon Festival | 2012 – Aug. 10, 11, 12

Free watermelon! All you can eat, all weekend! The 51st Watermelon Festival of 2012 takes place August 10, 11, 12 in Sunland Park of Sunland, CA (Los Angeles).

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