34th Annual NC Watermelon Festival

July 31 - August 3, 2019

Historic Downtown Murfreesboro, NC


 NC Watermelon Association

Emma Cannon of Wendell was selected from a field of contestants as the 2017  N.C. Watermelon Queen. A graduate of N.C. State University with a major in Agricultural Science, Ms. Cannon will represent the industry at promotions, media events and festivals during 2017 all across the state. Ms. Cannon is the daughter of Charles and Dolly Cannon of Wendell.

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Entertainment Schedule

Wednesday, July 31, 2019
7:00 PM - The Main Event Band

Thursday, August 1,  2019
7:00 PM - Mikele Buck Band

Friday, August 2, 2019
7:00 PM - USO Show Troupe

Saturday, August 3, 2019
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