August 11 COVID announcement

Follow this link to see the COVID announcement in our August 11 Newsletter

July Newsletter

Check out the July News. Music Camp Added, More Bands announced

Tickets on sale now!

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March 4th News

Watermelon Park Fest has a new name and a new home for 2021. Watermelon Pickers’ Fest is moving back to the Clarke County Fairgrounds for Sept. 16-18, 2021. Stay tuned for a new website and Artist announcements coming soon. We are working on having the same line-up that was canceled in 2020. We appreciate everyone ... Read More
Save The Date Sept. 16-18, 2021

Save The Date Sept. 16-18, 2021

We are happy to be finished processing all the refunds for the cancelled 17th annual Watermelon Park Fest in 2020. We are looking forward to a brand new beginning in 2021 and are are ready to put 2020 behind us. We have been very busy working on our new festival location and we believe we ... Read More

August 13 News/Festival canceled and refunds

Dear Watermelon Festival Community. It is with heavy heart that we announce the Festival will no longer be held at the same Campground Park after 16 years. Watermelon Park Campground has chosen this time to inform us that they no longer wish us to hold the Watermelon Park Fest at their campground. We had been told ... Read More

July 14 News/Covid-19 update

Due to the uncertainty surrounding the corona virus we have made the very difficult decision to postpone this year’s 17th annual Watermelon Park Fest to September 16-18, 2021. We do not know if we will be allowed to have a gathering the size of our event this September. We feel like it is just too ... Read More

May 8 News/Covid-19 update

  Hello everybody. We hope that everyone in our Watermelon music community is healthy and safe. We miss seeing all of you at the many music concerts, events and gatherings that have been cancelled so far this year. We hope we will be seeing you soon. We want to share with you our plans moving ... Read More