Rush Springs Watermelon Festival   - Aug 09, 2014

Rush Springs Watermelon FestivalJeff Davis Park
Rush Springs, OK 73082

Phone: 580-476-3103
Fax: 580-476-2443
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Held each year on the second Saturday in August, the Rush Springs Watermelon Festival celebrates the local crop of watermelons with watermelon-themed activities, carnival rides and plenty of old-fashioned, family friendly entertainment for all. The Rush Springs Watermelon Festival, held continuously since 1948, has grown to become one of the most popular festivals in Oklahoma, attracting over 20,000 visitors each year and serving upwards of 50,000 pounds of juicy, ripe melon to festival-goers.

Celebrate local acres of black diamond, royal sweet and other varieties of watermelon with ...

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  • Facility Amenities: ADA Compliant

  • General Information: Free admission

  • Group Amenities: Accommodates Tour Groups, Bus/Motorcoach Parking

  • Highway Corridors (within 5 mi.): US-81

  • Projected Attendance: 20,000

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Saturday

9:00 am

9:00 pm

Primary Contact:

Renee Hoover-Payton

Group Contact:

Rhonda Pathway

Event Contact:

Mike Zurline

Media Contact:

Jamie Beard




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From Steve Sorell on 03/26/2014

attended this festval many years ago and now hope to attend one with my wife some day as she loves to eat watermellon as well. Also the yellow watermellon I ate at the festival was the best I have ever had and can't find it anywhere here in Wyoming


From tray Wayne on 08/10/2013

Went to the watermelon festival today..Stopped and bought melons from 2 different people on the way out of town. Both were no good. I managed to eat part of one and the other is not even ripe...it was supposed to be an orangeglo but had a pale yellow color..not even ripe !


 
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