Rush Springs Watermelon Festival kicks off this weekend

The annual Rush Springs Watermelon Festival is August 13, with entertainment and watermelon...
The annual Rush Springs Watermelon Festival is August 13, with entertainment and watermelon eating set to last all day long.
Published: Aug. 12, 2022 at 3:29 PM CDT
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RUSH SPRINGS, Okla. (KSWO) - The annual Rush Springs Watermelon Festival is August 13, with entertainment and watermelon eating set to last all day long.

The festival’s annual parade takes place Friday night, at 5 p.m., in downtown Rush Springs, with opening ceremonies on Saturday starting at 9 a.m..

There will tons of fun activities including a Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest, the crowning of a new Watermelon Queen, and a free watermelon feed at 4 p.m..

The Watermelon Festival Rodeo, which began on Thursday, continues Friday at 8 p.m. at the Rusty Acres Arena on Highway 81.

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