watermelon

Cave City bills itself as having the “world’s sweetest melons,” which it shares and celebrates each year during its Watermelon Festival. The 36th annual event is set for Aug. 6-8 and will feature new events and Grammy award-winning band Shenandoah. This year’s festival features old favorites like seed spittin’, watermelon feasting, and the Watermelon Festival …
Summer is a chance to savor a sweet (and big) slice of watermelon. The state’s largest watermelons are celebrated each year at the Hope Watermelon Festival in Hope. The 37th annual event, set for August 8-10, includes ice-cold watermelons sold by the slice, watermelon weigh-ins, and watermelon eating and seed spitting contests. Watermelons have long …