33rd Annual NC Watermelon Festival

August 1 - 4, 2018

Historic Downtown Murfreesboro, NC

 

Little Mr. Farmer Contest

Open to 4-5 year olds. Contestants will ride in the Festival Parade on Saturday, August 4 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 4 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 4, 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 20, 2018
This contest is only open to girls who are 5 years of age by August 1.

 

 

Entertainment Schedule

Wednesday, August 1, 2018
7:00 PM - Jim Quick and Coastline Band

Thursday, August 2,  2018
7:00 PM - Mikele Buck Band

Friday, August 3, 2018
7:00 PM - The Janitors

Saturday, August 4, 2018
7:00 PM - Pizazz

Full schedule of events

2018 Sponsors

Platinum Sponsorship

Glover Construction

Silver Sponsorship

Chowan University

Murfreesboro Farms, Inc.
NC Watermelon Association
Vidant Roanoke-Chowan Hospital

Real Country 101.7 WLQM

Business Patron

Brown's Mobile Home Sales
Bryant & Lassiter Septic Tank Service
Commercial Ready Mix
Expressions by Tim and Lorrie
Hill Realty
Metal Tech of Murfreesboro
Napoli's Pizza
NC Farm Bureau - Hertford County
Nucor Steel Hertford
WDLZ - Earl - 98.3 Murfreesboro
WPTM - Maverick - 102.3 Roanoke Rapids
WQDK - The Bull - 99.3 Ahoskie