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-1:00amĀ $5.00

Concert: Additional $25.00

12 & Under Free

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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