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

2016 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsorship
Glover Construction, Inc.

Silver Sponsorship
Murfreesboro Farms, Inc.
National Watermelon Promotion Board
NC Watermelon Association
Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Business Patron
Chowan University
Expressions by Tim and Lorrie
Hill Realty
Jernigan Oil & Gas
Nucor Steel Hertford
Revelle and Lee Law Office
Roanoke Electric Cooperative
WDLZ - Murfreesboro
WLQM - Franklin
WPTM - Roanoke Rapids