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68th Annual Watermelon Festival

  • When: Friday, June 15, 2018 - All Day Event
  • Location: Downtown Monticello, FL

Whether you want to participate in the Watermelon Pageants, watch the annual parade, join the Car Show, or just eat a bunch of home-grown melons, the Monticello-Jefferson Chamber is the place to start. The Festival is always the 3rd weekend in June – 2018 will be June 15 & 16.


June 2
Pageants at 10am and 4pm

June 8
Kick-off Dinner at 5pm
Bed Race at 6:30pm
Rodeo at 8pm

June 9
Rodeo at 8pm

June 15
Rotary BBQ at 5pm
Vendor Village at 2-9pm
Kids Show at 7pm
Ultimate Air Dogs at 6:30pm
Street Dance at 7:30pm

June 16
FMB Breakfast at 7am
Kiwanis 5K at 8:15am
Vendor Village at 8am-4pm
Antique Car Show at 10am
Watermelon Parade at 10am
Members Art Exhibit at 10am
Platform Events at 11am
Kids Show at 11:30am
Ultimate Air Dogs Shows at 12:30 and 2:30pm


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