32nd Annual NC Watermelon Festival

August 2 - 5, 2017

Historic Downtown Murfreesboro, NC

 

Little Mr. Farmer Contest

Open to 4-5 year olds. Contestants will ride in the Festival Parade on Saturday, August 5 at 10:00 and the contest will follow.
Application and additional details available from Ms. Debbie Edwards at (252) 398-3911.

 

Little Ms. Farmer Contest

Open to 4-5 year olds. Contestants will ride in the Festival Parade on Saturday, August 5 at 10:00 and the contest will follow.
Application and additional details available from Ms. Debbie Edwards at (252) 398-3911.

 

Little Princess Contest

On Saturday, August 5, the girls will ride in the 10:00 a.m. parade on a float and then compete in the contest following the parade.  
Download Contest Guidelines
Advance registration is required.  Download registration form here.  Registration deadline: July 24, 2017
This contest is only open to girls who are 5 years of age by August 1.

 

 

Entertainment Schedule

Wednesday, August 2, 2017
7:00 PM - Band of Oz

Thursday, August 3,  2017
7:00 PM - Backyard Groove

Friday, August 4, 2017
7:00 PM - Steve Owens and the Summertime Band

Saturday, August 5, 2017
7:00 PM - Pizazz Band

Full schedule of events

2017 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsorship
Glover Construction, Inc.

Silver Sponsorship
Commercial Ready Mix Products
Metal Tech of Murfreesboro
Murfreesboro Farms, Inc.
NC Watermelon Association
Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Business Patron
Ace Hardware of Murfreesboro
Brown's Mobile Home Sales
Bryant & Lassiter Septic Tank Service
Chowan University
Expressions by Tim and Lorrie
Hill Realty
Jernigan Oil & Gas
Johnson & McLean CPAs
NC Farm Bureau - Hertford County
Nucor Steel Hertford
Revelle and Lee Law Office
Southern Bank
WDLZ - Murfreesboro
WLQM - Franklin
WPTM - Roanoke Rapids