N.C. Watermelon Festival
Fair Bluff, N.C.
 

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Schedule of Events

Festival Day is scheduled for July 23, 2016.


Other events related to the festival will be held JULY 22 & JULY 24.




 Schedule OF events:

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. E-mail ncwatermelonfestival@gmail.com
for a printable schedule of events or call (910)234-0756 for more information.

Saturday, July 9, 2016















9:00 a.m. – 12 p.m.                               Watermelon Day

FREE TO THE PUBLIC!                       

Columbus County Community

Farmers Market – Whiteville, NC

Come meet the queens and

enjoy fun and free watermelon!









Forms available soon


Friday, July 22, 2016

Southern Watermelon Delight and Dance


6:30 p.m.


Horne Bay Farms

225 Frank Horne Drive

Fair Bluff, NC 28439



8:30 PM -- NC WATERMELON FESTIVAL STREET DANCE featuring Good Times DJ

Horne Bay Farms, Fair Bluff, NC

FESTIVAL DAY

Saturday, July 23, 2016

7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m.               Entries for Best Tastin’ Watermelons                         

                                           Watermelons must be pre-registered this year.

 --- Riverside Drive / Downtown Fair Bluff

Call 910-207-1698 to pre-register.

 

8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.               Arts and Crafts Booths

Food Sold All Day by Fair Bluff Watermelon Growers

Association, Inc. and local organizations

Entertainment – Rev. Neill Smith

ALL DAY                        

                

8:00 a.m.                                Registration for Festival Queens

(INVITATION ONLY)

Fair Bluff Depot Museum

339 Railroad Street – Fair Bluff, N.C. -- Sponsored by: Fair Bluff Historical Society

 

10:00 a.m.   Best Tastin’ Watermelon of the Carolinas Contest

Watermelon Slices Available All Day! Riverside Drive, Fair Bluff, NC                                                               

continued in next column...

 

11 a.m.  N.C. Watermelon Festival Parade -- Sponsored by: F.B.W.G.A.I. --



12:15 p.m.         N.C. Watermelon Festival Luncheon For Dignitaries and Invited Guests

BY INVITATION ONLY



1:00 p.m.    NC Watermelon Festival Public Watermelon Auction-- Riverside Drive – Fair Bluff, NC

 

1:45 p.m.               

Largest Watermelon Contest


6:30 p.m. - N.C. Watermelon Festival Teen Miss and Queen Scholarship Pre-show & Pageant 

West Columbus High School Auditorium

Highway 76 – 6 miles east of Fair Bluff

N.C. Watermelon Festival T-Shirts will be available at B.H. Small Co. and Elvington Drug -Children and Adult Sizes are available.

 


Sunday, July 24, 2016

3:00 p.m.--Little Queens Watermelon Pageant

West Columbus High School Auditorium – Hwy. 76 –

Cerro Gordo, NC

Need Information? Call 910-918-9994

FESTIVAL INFORMATION

July 22-24, 2016

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTS IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. E-mail ncwatermelonfestival@gmail.com for a printable schedule of events or call (910)234-0756 for more information.