The 54th Annual Watermelon Festival takes place August 13 & 14, at Hansen Dam Soccer Field in Lake View Terrace. This fun, family-friendly event will have free watermelon, delicious foods, games, contests, entertainment, a Kids Zone with carnival rides & attractions, and much more!
Family fun activities include:
- Watermelon Carving Contest
- Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest at the “Spitway”
- Watermelon Relay Race
- FREE watermelon for all attendees
My daughter can’t wait to go to the Kids Zone, where they will have fun carnival rides & midway games. Be on the lookout for the Melon-dramatic Children’s Theater, where they will have puppet shows & an interactive crafts area. There’s also a zip line, rock climbing wall, bouncy pit, laser tag & face painting!
Festivities also include a marketplace with an array of eclectic arts & crafts exhibitors and vendor booths, carving demonstrations, a battle of the bands, plus strolling performers!
Speaking of performances, on both Saturday & Sunday, the festival will have a variety of musical acts on Firepoint Stage throughout the day. The music ranges from classic rock tributes to great original acts featuring Latin, pop, funk, R&B, blues, doo wop, Motown, jazz, Caribbean, rock & more!
The Watermelon Festival is located at Hansen Dam Soccer Field at 11480 Foothill Blvd, Lake View Terrace in the San Fernando Valley. Parking is FREE. Festival hours are Saturday, August 13 from 11am to 10pm and Sunday, August 14 from 12pm to 10pm. General Admission: $10; Kids ages 3-12: $6; Children 2 years & under are free. Check the festival website here for more info!
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So tell me, what are you most excited to see or do at the Watermelon Festival?
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I didn’t know this existed 🙂 Looks like fun . Thank You for sharing I will try to make it
Tin Lai Wong says
I’m most excited to see the musical performances and definitely the eating watermelon!
Denise M says
The carving sounds like it could be really awesome to see. My kids will just want to eat 🙂
Natasha d says
😱😱😱this would be so refreshing watermelon field day for me and the family. We love love watermelon and something new for us to see