Schedule of Events


 

Schedule OF events:

FRIDAY, JULY 21
6:30 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.

SOUTHERN WATERMELON DELIGHT
Fair Bluff Baptist Church
Christian Life Center
Tickets: $25 per person

SHAGGING ON THE BLUFF
8:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
DOWNTOWN FAIR BLUFF
FREE ADMISSION
Family Friendly Event. No open containers or illegal substances allowed. Come & enjoy a festival favorite!

SATURDAY, JULY 22 - FESTIVAL DAY

7:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Entries for Best Tastin' Watermelons, Riverside Drive
Call (910)207-1698 to pre-register.

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Arts & Crafts Booths
Dunking Booth - Sponsored by: Fair Bluff Fire & Rescue
Entertainment: Rev. Neill Smith

10:00 a.m.
BEST TASTING WATERMELONS OF THE CAROLINAS CONTEST
Watermelon Slices Available All Day, Riverside Drive, Fair Bluff
Line Up for Watermelon Parade at Causey Road (pass Fair Bluff Baptist Church on Main Street going towards South Carolina, follow Hwy. 76 pass the river, take the first road to the right before you get to the overpass bridge which is Causey Road)

11:00 a.m.
NC WATERMELON FESTIVAL PARADE
Parade Route: Starts on Causey Road, Continues down Main Street

1:00 p.m.
NC WATERMELON FESTIVAL AUCTION FOLLOWED BY THE FAMOUS FAIR BLUFF LARGEST WATERMELON CONTEST
Riverside Drive, Fair Bluff

3:00 p.m.
Duck Race, near Fair Bluff Boat Landing
$10 per ticket
Call (910)649-6121
Sponsored by: Fair Bluff Rotary

6:30 p.m.
NC Watermelon Festival Teen Miss & Queen Scholarship Pageant
West Columbus High School, Hwy. 76, Cerro Gordo
Admission: $10 per person

SUNDAY, JULY 23
3:00 p.m.
MELON BABY - YOUNG MISS PAGEANT
West Columbus High School
Hwy. 76, Cerro Gordo, NC
Admission: $10 per person




FESTIVAL INFORMATION

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE & TIMES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE. ADDITIONAL EVENTS MAY BE ADDED OR REMOVED AT ANY TIME.

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DISCLAIMER: The North Carolina Watermelon Festival, Fair Bluff Watermelon Growers Association, Inc., the Town of Fair Bluff or any other entity, member, or individual associated with any event in association with the NC Watermelon Festival is not responsible for any injuries, illnesses, accidents, or incidents before, during, or after the events associated with the NC Watermelon Festival.