Always the 2nd Saturday in July!

Family Fun

McDade Watermelon Festival

Other Activities

  1. Live music on Main St by McDade Jamboree 9am-10:30am followed by Parade
  2. Washer pitching tournament​​​11:00am Registartion under Oak trees (Left side of music stage)  Tournament begins at 11:30am
  3. Carriage Rides by Sterling Merryman
  4. ​BINGO  12pm under the Oak trees.
  5. Watermelon Eating Contest 12:30pm
  6. Riding Mower Rodeo 1pm at the baseball field.
  7. Prize Melon Auction inside Festival building 2pm
  8. Free Melon Feast 4pm 

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Mule drawn carriage rides 

By Sterling Merryman

$5 : ages 13 - Adult

$3 :  Kids 5-12

Free : ages 0-4

Live Music on the Grounds

11am - 5pm

Rogues Gallery

contact us

McDade Watermelon Festival  

143 Bastrop St McDade TX 78650

Phone:     +1.512.736.4302