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Franklin County Watermelon Festival

Franklin County Watermelon Festival

Aug 19th 2022 - Aug 20th 2022Friday 6pm -10pm Saturday 10am - 10pm

Watermelons are the focus as Russellville celebrates the Annual Franklin County Watermelon Festival! Enjoy this free family event in Downtown Russellville with festival food, vendors, car & truck show, 5k and one mile fun run, and kids area with rides and games. Each evening the main stage lights up with performances from a variety of genres. Enjoy a fresh, sweet slice of watermelon on Saturday morning in the park while you peruse watermelon contest entries in categories such as best dressed to most unusual. Set your watch for noon on Saturday to witness the weighing of the largest watermelons around! Pack your sunscreen and lawn chairs, we are waiting for you!

    Franklin County Watermelon Festival

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    • 304 North Jackson Avenue
    • Russellville, AL 35653


    Downtown Russellville on Jackson Avenue


    Russellville is located in the Bankhead & Sipsey Wilderness Area of the North Alabama Region
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