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Watermelon Festival

Watermelon Festival

The Louisiana Watermelon Festival is held in Farmerville on the last weekend of July. Friday’s events include a tennis tournament, bicycle and tricycle races, arm wrestling contest, watermelon eating and seed spitting contests, a best dressed watermelon competition, and a street dance. Saturday’s events begin with a watermelon size and quality contests, parade, watermelon auction, and The Miss Louisiana Watermelon Festival Pageant. There are also vendors open on the Courthouse Square all day.