Oklahoma’s Premier Watermelon Festival is Coming Up
Get ready for the biggest, best, longest-running, juiciest, and sweetest watermelon festival in the Sooner State. Oklahoma's premier watermelon festival returns in 2023 tastier than ever and you won't want to miss it.
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This annual festival takes place on the second Saturday in August every year. This year's event is scheduled for Saturday, August 12th, 2023 (08-12-23) in the watermelon capital of the world Rush Springs, Oklahoma.
The annual Rush Springs Watermelon Festival returns in 2023 bigger & better than ever
If you've spent any time in Oklahoma or know your watermelons, you're familiar with Rush Springs and its epic melons. It's been said that you can't find a better watermelon anywhere else and I would 100% agree.
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The title of watermelon capital of the world is self-proclaimed, but once you have a taste you'll wholeheartedly agree. Sure other places may produce more melons, but none compare to Rush Springs, OK.
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Another reason Rush Springs, OK. is called the watermelon capital of the world is their annual watermelon festival. It's one of, if not the oldest, longest-running watermelon festival in the nation, maybe the world.
THE RUSH SPRINGS WATERMELON FESTIVAL HAS BEEN GOING ON SINCE 1948
If you like or love watermelon you have to make the trip. The festival features a carnival, games, vendors, displays, a seed-spitting contest, and of course all things watermelon. Every kind, type, size, and color.
There's nothing bigger, sweeter, or juicier than Rush Springs, OK. watermelon
We're just a few short weeks away from this year's watermelon festival so there's plenty of time to plan ahead. You can get all the details, news, and updates by visiting the official Facebook page by clicking here.
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Oklahoma not only has the watermelon capital of the world we also have the strawberry capital of the world. Ever heard of it? It's located in Stilwell, OK. They also host a big annual festival. Click here to check it out.