Mark you calendars for the Watermelon Festival in Chickasaw Country!
This annual event celebrates the rush of local seasonal watermelons with watermelon-themed activities, carnival rides and family friendly entertainment. The Rush Springs Watermelon Festival has been an annual event since 1948, and has grown to over 20,000 festival-goers each year!
The event will feature a seed-spitting contest, an arts and craft fair featuring over 100 vendors, carnival rides, live entertainment, stage shows, on-site food vendors and a classic automotive show!
Come for a day of refreshing watermelon festivities in Rush Springs! Please see event details below for exact schedule.
For more information about this event, please contact 580-476-3103.
Festival is free and open to the public.
9:00 A.M Opening Ceremonies and Lions Club Awards
9:30 A.M Tiny Tots Contest
11:45 A.M Announce Tiny Tot Winners
12:00 P.M Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest
1:00 P.M Morgan White
1:45 P.M Blue Grass Danny Glover and Caleb Grover
2:30 P.M Rush Springs Opry
3:30 P.M Jessica Farmer
4:00 P.M Free Watermelon Feed Feed & Rush Springs Opry
5:00 P.M Prize Watermelon Auction
5:30 John Bomboy & The Underscorers
7:00 P.M Coronation of the Watermelon and Tiny Tots