PLEASE NOTE: ALL NON SERVICE ANIMALS ARE PROHIBITED ON THE FESTIVAL GROUNDS THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND!
SATURDAY, JUNE 24
No Admission Fee 11:00am-2:00pm
Gate charge: 2:00pm-1:00am $5.00
Concert: Additional $25.00
12 & Under Free
Discounted Friday/Saturday Combo Tickets Available through Tuesday, 6/20/17 only.
Watermelon JAM: Battle of the BandsNEW WINNER (announced Sat. 4/22/17)
NEW Beer Garden Stage
(Included in the $5.00 Grounds Admission)
Acoustic Song Swap
64th Annual Watermelon Thump Parade
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.
Luling Ex-Students Reunion at the High School Cafeteria
Champion Melon Auction (Pavilion)
Sponsored by: DISMUKES PHARMACY
Square Dancing (Pavilion)
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!
Watermelon Thump Arts & Crafts Competition
Hosted by the Texas Art League Details can be found here
Wade Henry – Comedy Juggler
Sponsored by: H&R Block Tax Service of Luling