Rush Springs Watermelon Festival

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.



Jeff Davis Park
East on Main St
Rush Springs, OK 73082

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