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 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 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

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