RUSH SPRINGS, Okla._The Rush Springs Watermelon Festival is this Saturday and it's packed with fun for the whole family.
The Watermelon Festival started in Rush Springs in 1940 and has been held continuously since 1948. The festival includes watermelons of all sizes and varieties, a seed spitting contest and free watermelon.
Opening ceremonies start at 9:00 a.m. and the watermelon queen's coronation is at 7:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m.- Opening ceremonies and Ginger Boles
9:45 a.m.-Tiny Tots contest
Noon- Watermelon seed spitting contest
1:00 p.m.- Morgan White
1:30 p.m.- Blue grass group
2:00 p.m.- Bryan Rolin
3:15 p.m.- Announce car and tractor winners
3:30 p.m.- John Bomboy and The Underscores
4:00 p.m.- FREE WATERMELON FEED
5:00 p.m.- Prize watermelon auction
5:30 p.m.- 77th Army Band
7:00 p.m.- Tiny Tots and water queen coronation