Watermelon Festival set for July 31 – Aug. 3

Published 5:15 pm Friday, June 21, 2024

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MURFREESBORO – Excitement is brewing with the announcement of the continuation of a small town tradition.

The 39th annual NC Watermelon Festival is scheduled July 31 – Aug. 3 in Historic Murfreesboro.

Watermelon Festival patrons will once again experience a variety of entertainment, arts and crafts, great food, nightly street dances, agricultural parade, and a carnival atmosphere with Brinkley Amusement Rides and games.

What makes the Watermelon Festival special is the true Southern hospitality shown by the festival volunteers along with the citizens of Murfreesboro.

Featured bands for the 2024 festival are:

July 31 – Band of Oz

Aug. 1 – Tim Clark Band

Aug. 2 – Wantabees

Aug. 3 – Pizazz

For information on any of the activities, visit www.ncwatermelonfest.com.