Schedule of Events
The 2013 N.C. Watermelon Festival is scheduled to be held July 19-20, 2013.
Festival Day is scheduled for July 20, 2013.
The 28th annual
North Carolina Watermelon Festival
in Fair Bluff, North Carolina
will be held July 13-20, 2013.
TENTATIVE SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
Saturday, July 13, 2013
10 a.m. Variety Show - West Columbus High School Auditorium
Sunday, July 14, 2013
3 p.m. Mini Miss, Tiny Miss, Little Miss & Junior Miss Pageant
Location: West Columbus High School Auditorium
Hwy. 76 – Cerro Gordo, NC
Friday, July 19, 2013
6:30 p.m. thru 8:30 p.m. Southern Watermelon Delight
Fair Bluff Baptist Church Christian Life
Center (1205 Main Street- Fair Bluff)
Tickets only: $25.00 per person
Sponsored by: Fair Bluff Watermelon
Growers Association, Inc.
9:00 p.m. thru 11:00
Carolina Watermelon Festival Street Dance - parking lot beside Fair Bluff
Saturday, July 20th, 2013- FESTIVAL DAY
7:00 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Entries for Watermelon Contest
(Growers: Please don’t forget your
8:00 a.m. Registration for Festival Visiting
Queens, Chaperones, Judges and
Auditors (INVITATION ONLY)
Fair Bluff Depot Museum
339 Railroad Street – Fair Bluff, N.C.
Sponsored by: Fair Bluff Historical
8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Arts and Crafts Booths
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Lumber River Canoe Rentals, LLC
Canoe Rentals/Inner Tube Rides/ etc. on the Lumber River
Contact: KC Bullard (910)641-7139
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Entertainment
Riverside Drive Stage
9:30 a.m. Watermelon Contests
And Watermelon Eating Contest
Fair Bluff Baptist Church –Main St.
Chairpersons: Chandler Worley and
Monroe Enzor, Jr.
11 a.m. N.C. Watermelon Festival Parade
Chairpersons: Woody Strickland
And Jeff Greene
Sponsored by: F.B.W.G.A.I.
Parade Route: Start at 685 Academy
Street; turn right onto Hwy. 904
Turn left onto Hwy. 76 W. (Main St.)
Turn left onto Railroad Street, then
Turn right onto Hwy. 904 W. – turn
Left onto Academy Street; Return to
685 Academy Street (School Grounds)
12:15 p.m. N.C. Watermelon Festival Luncheon
Fair Bluff Baptist Church Christian
1205 Main Street – Fair Bluff, NC
BY INVITATION ONLY
Sponsored by: Brunswick Electric
12:15 p.m. Vendors Open / Entertainment / River Events / Rides and more!
2:15 p.m. Toy Tractor Race
3:00 p.m. Duck Race
Sponsored by: Fair Bluff Rotary Club
6:30 p.m. N.C. Watermelon Festival
Teen Miss and Queen Scholarship Pageant
West Columbus High School Auditorium
Highway 76 – 6 miles east of Fair Bluff
Festival T-Shirts sold on festival day sponsored by F.B.W.G.A.I.