PLEASE NOTE: ALL NON SERVICE ANIMALS ARE PROHIBITED ON THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND!

THURSDAY, JUNE 22:

Texas Unlimited Band

(NO ADMISSION FEE)

8:30pm-Midnight

Main Stage Dance Free

5:30pm-Midnight

Carnival, Kiddie Rides, Live Music, Food Booths, Exhibitors Market, Beer Garden

Mechanical Bull Riding

5:30pm

Champion Melon Judging (Pavilion)

Sponsored by: CARTER & COMPANY, LLP

7:00pm

Coronation of 2017 Thump Queen (Pavilion)

Sponsored by: SALT FLAT PIPE & SUPPLY

(Times Vary)

Wade Henry – Comedy Juggler

Sponsored by: H&R Block Tax Service of Luling

PLEASE NOTE: ALL NON SERVICE ANIMALS ARE PROHIBITED ON THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND!

FRIDAY, JUNE 23

LIVE MUSIC:

Mike Ryan | Hayes Carll

Gate charge: $5.00

Concert: Additional $15.00

12 & Under Free

GET TICKETS

Discounted Friday/Saturday Combo Tickets Available through Tuesday, 6/20/17 only.

NEW Beer Garden Stage

(Included in the $5.00 Grounds Admission)

Entertainment Lineup

5:30pm-7:00pm

323rd Army Rock Band

7:30pm-9:00pm

El Tule

9:30pm-11:00pm

TICS

Thump Events

5:30pm-Midnight

Carnival, Kiddie Rides, Live Music, Food Booths, Exhibitors Market, Beer Garden

5:30pm

Children’s Seed Spitting Contest (Spitway on Davis St.)

Ages 1-5, 6-11, 12-17

Sign-up starts at 5:30

Sponsored by: LEISURE RESORT

Team Seed Spitting(Spitway on Davis St.)

Ages 11-17

Sponsored by: APPLE LUMBER

(Times Vary)

Wade Henry – Comedy Juggler

Sponsored by: H&R Block Tax Service of Luling

All Day

Watermelon Thump Arts & Crafts Competition

Hosted by the Texas Art League Details can be found here

PLEASE NOTE: ALL NON SERVICE ANIMALS ARE PROHIBITED ON THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND!

SATURDAY, JUNE 24

LIVE MUSIC:

Ronnie Milsap | Diamond Rio
Copper Chief

(2017 Watermelon Jam: Battle of the bands winner)

No Admission Fee 11:00am-2:00pm

Gate charge: 2:00pm-1:00am $5.00

Concert: Additional $25.00

12 & Under Free

GET TICKETS

Discounted Friday/Saturday Combo Tickets Available through Tuesday, 6/20/17 only.

Watermelon JAM: Battle of the Bands NEW WINNER (announced Sat. 4/22/17)

NEW Beer Garden Stage

(Included in the $5.00 Grounds Admission)

Entertainment Lineup

1:00pm-4:00pm

Acoustic Song Swap

6:30pm-8:00pm

Peterson Brothers Band

8:30pm-10:00pm

The Hot Attacks

Thump Events

10:00am

64th Annual Watermelon Thump Parade

11:00am

Carnival, Kiddie Rides, Live Music, Food Booths, Exhibitors Market, Beer Garden

Sponsored by: PROGRESS DRILLING

Watermelon Eating Contest

(ages 1-7, then 8-14, then 15 & over)

Sponsored by: KAMALA LEWIS, D.D.S.

2:00pm-4:00pm

Luling Ex-Students Reunion at the High School Cafeteria

3:00pm

Champion Melon Auction (Pavilion)

Sponsored by: DISMUKES PHARMACY

4:00pm-5:00pm

Square Dancing (Pavilion)

4:30

World Championship Seed Spitting Contest (18 and older)

1st Place – $500.00!

2nd Place – $150.00!

3rd Place – $100.00!

A $500.00 BONUS will be awarded to the first person to break Luling’s Guinness World Record of 68′, 9 1/8″ set at the 1989 Thump!

All Day

Watermelon Thump Arts & Crafts Competition

Hosted by the Texas Art League Details can be found here

(Times Vary)

Wade Henry – Comedy Juggler

Sponsored by: H&R Block Tax Service of Luling

PLEASE NOTE: ALL NON SERVICE ANIMALS ARE PROHIBITED ON THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND!

SUNDAY, JUNE 25: 

1:00pm-9:00pm

Carnival & Games, Food Booths, Beer Garden & Exhibitors Market

Sponsored by: LULING CHEVROLET

10:00am-4:00pm

Thump Car Show (Davis St. Downtown)

2:30pm

Veterans’ Tribute (Pavillion)

4:00pm

Thump Car Show Awards (Under the Trees)

4:30pm

Team Seed Spitting Competition (Spitway on Davis St.)

All Day

Watermelon Thump Arts & Crafts Competition

Hosted by the Texas Art League Details can be found here

(Times Vary)

Wade Henry – Comedy Juggler

Sponsored by: H&R Block Tax Service of Luling

ALL SUNDAY EVENTS SPONSORED BY: LULING CHEVROLET