2011-06-30 / Community News
63rd McDade Watermelon Festival
This year the 63rd McDade Watermelon Festival kicks off July 8, 2011with a Friday night Street Dance with music by Lee County Line, from 8 p.m. to 12 p.m.
Saturday’s activities begin with local melon growers bringing their biggest and best to downtown McDade between 7 and 9 a.m. for the melon weigh in. The top 25 melons are packed on a trailer to be pulled through the grand parade at 10:30, then on to the Festival grounds for the Prize Melon Auction at 5 p.m.
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