2011 Watermelon Festival Media

We have captured much of the festivities for you to enjoy online. Check out our photos and videos of this years festival.

2011 Photos

2011 Videos




Queen Contest Queen Contest
General Photos General Activity
Carnival Carnival
Hypnotist Show Hypnotist Eric Walden
Photos and video produced by Yokom Studios


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25th Annual Hempstead Watermelon Festival

July 21, 2012

Bring our your whole family and join us for some great family fun at our 25th Annual Watermelon Festival that will be held on the third Saturday, July 21, 2012.

We start off the morning with our Watermelon Festival Parade at 9 a.m. followed by the Watermelon Queen competition.

Throughout the festival there will be games, food and entertainment provided by a wide variety of vendors along with our BBQ Cookoff and car show for you vintage and trick car enthusiasts.







Important Information

If you are interested in having a booth at the Watermelon Festival, we offer options for craft / commercial space and food vendors.

2012 Vendor Rules & Application

2012 Food Vendor Rules & Application

Forms and information for those interested in competing in various events.

Home Grown Watermelon Contest Rules

Commercial Grown Watermelon Contest Rules

General information for the public.