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Winterville Watermelon Festival - NC


The legendary Winterville Watermelon Festival is a multi-day event featuring activities the whole family can enjoy. You can hear local and nationally known music acts throughout the event. One of the biggest events of the festival is the Watermelon Parade through town. The watermelon-eating contest is always a favorite. Festival-goers young and old can enjoy carnival rides and midway games all weekend. In addition, visitors can checkout the flea market and commercial vendors setup through the festival grounds. Food vendors serve both watermelon treats and classic fair food such as funnel cakes, turkey legs, and corn dogs. The Winterville Watermelon Festival has so much to offer. You don't want to miss it!


Festival Hours

  • Thursday: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Friday: 6:00pm – 11:00pm
  • Saturday: 8:00am – 11:00pm

Festival Location

  • 324 Sylvania Street
    Winterville, NC 28590
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