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Young girl enjoying the McDade Watermelon Festival

McDade Watermelon Festival 2022

July 9

July 9 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 pm

7:30am - 8:30pm

The McDade Texas Watermelon Festival is the 2nd Saturday of July on the festival grounds and will host an old-fashioned watermelon weigh-in (downtown), car show, downtown parade, watermelon eating contest, riding mower rodeo, washer tournament, food and drink, live music and a free melon feast. 

The McDade Street Dance will be held the night before the McDade Watermelon Festival on Friday, July 8 with live music by Kenny Orts & No Chance Band. Free admission to the festival.

Young girl enjoying the McDade Watermelon Festival

Details

Date:
July 9
Time:
7:30 am - 8:30 pm
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Website:
https://www.facebook.com/events/751197272678281

Organizer

McDade Watermelon Festival committee
Phone:
512-736-4302
Email:
info@mcdadetexas.com
Website:
http://www.mcdadetexas.com/contact-us.html

Venue

McDade Watermelon Festival grounds
143 Bastrop Street
McDade, TX 78650 United States
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Phone:
512.736.4302
Website:
http://www.mcdadetexas.com/