Fun For the Whole Family!

Fair Bluff’s biggest annual event is sure to have something for everyone in the family. From the parade, to the pageant, to the delicious food vendors, to the unique items for sale, the watermelon festival will have it all.There will also be watermelon eating contests! So bring the whole family and spend some time with us in Fair Bluff 

Rooted In Friendship

Dating back to around July 1986, the festival began as a friendly competition between friends to see who could grow the largest watermelon. Visit the history page to read more.

The Fair Bluff Watermelon Festival is held in partnership with The Fair Bluff Watermelon Growers Association. The association sponsors the watermelon contests each year. Please visit their website:

You Can't Have a Watermelon Festival Without a Queen!

A well-known part of the Fair Bluff Watermelon Festival is the pageant. Young ladies from near and far compete to be one of our festival queens. YOU could be the next Fair Bluff Watermelon Festival Queen. Click the button below for more information!