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Special Thanks!

Silver Sponsor:
City of Hempstead

T-Shirt Sponsors:
Edmonds Insurance
Prosperity Bank

Lawrence Marshall Dealerships for their continued generous support of the Watermelon Festival, the Chamber of Commerce, and the community of Hempstead.


Hempstead Chamber
of Commerce

The Chamber is temporarily located at 1116 Austin in the Hotline Press building.

P. O. Box 517
Hempstead, TX  77445
Phone: (979) 826-8217
Fax: (979) 826-3092

Email The Chamber

Map to Hempstead

Schedule of Events

July 18th (evening)


-8:00 Free Street Dance featuring Josh Ward Band
     Sponsored by Lawrence Marshall Dealerships

July 19th
All Day Events:

-Lone Star BBQ Society Sanctioned Cook-off
     (Winners announced at 5:00)
     Sponsored by Styers Construction & URS Corporation

-Cool Zone
     Sponsored by Waller County Electric

-Daytime Entertainment

    Western Show:

        The Brazos Bottom Cow'ographers


         The Southern Root Band - Friday Night

         The Josh Ward Band - Saturday Night

-Dining Tent

-Craft Booths

-Food Booths

-First Aid Station

-T-Shirt & Information Booth
   Sponsored by Stewart Title & Shirts Caps & More

Quilt Show
  Sponsored by DiIorio Farms & Roadside Markets

Scheduled Events:

-8:30 Community Worship Service
     Sponsored by
Waller County Land

-10:00 Parade
     Sponsored by Brookshire Brothers

10:00 - 1:00 Car Show
     Sponsored by Cobra Electric

-10:00 - 3:00 Watermelon Carving
     Sponsored by Hometown Hardware

-11:00 - 3:00 Watermelon Games
     Seed Spitting & Watermelon Eating Contests
     Sponsored by
Thompson Feed & Supply

-1:30 Watermelon Ice Cream Freeze-Off
     Bring your favorite recipe - Old Fashioned Favorites, Watermelon,
     or Sugar Free
     Sponsored by Hank Dickerson Development

-2:00 Watermelon Auction
     Sponsored by Babbitt Custom Homes

-3:00 Watermelon Queen Coronation
     Sponsored by Lawrence Marshall Dealerships

6:00 - 8:30 Talent Show
    Sponsored by Dr. Hal Black, D.D.S.

-9:00 Free Saturday Night Street Dance featuring Scooter Brown

     Sponsored by Autumn Care Center, Effort Products & Las Fuentes

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