Do Not Miss These Watermelon Festivals Happening Near Charlotte North Carolina

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Summertime favorite fruit has to be watermelon and any festivity associated with it definitely needs special attention.

Listed below are few places in and around Charlotte where you can enjoy Watermelon Festival:

1. Watermelon Fest 2021  at Lennyboy Brewery

Where : Lenny Boy Brewing Co. Charlotte, NC.

When: Sat Aug 21 , 11:00 am – 4pm.

What to expect: Kombucha & beer release, live music , free watermelon slices.

Distance : This place is located in Charlotte.

Lenny Boy Watermelon Fest
PC: Lenny Boy Watermelon Fest

2. Denton Watermelon Festival

Where: Harrison Park, 20 West Salisbury Street , Denton, NC.

When : Saturday , Aug 7th from 9 am to 3pm.

What to expect : Watermelon Crawl, watermelon seed spitting, watermelon eating.

Distance : 1hr 15mins drive from Charlotte.

denton watermelon fest
PC: Denton Watermelon Fest FB

3. North Carolina Watermelon Festival

Where: Riverside Drive in Fairbluff, NC.

When: 14th August – through the day.

What to expect: Watermelon contests, Food trucks , parades & fun activities.

Distance: 2 hrs 30mins drive from Charlotte.

NC Watermelon Festival
PC: NC Watermelon Festival FB

4.Winterville Annual Watermelon Festival 

Where: 324 Sylvania Street, Winterville, NC 28590.

When: Thurs: 6:00pm to 11:00pm, Fri: 6:00pm to 11:00pm, Sat: 8:00am to 11:00pm, Aug 23 – Thurs Night, Aug 24 – What to expect: Family Fun Night, Aug 25 – Watermelon Jam , Aug 27th -29th.

What to expect: Watermelon Parade , watermelon-eating contest, watermelon treats.

Distance: 3hr 45 mins drive from Charlotte.

Winterville Watermelon Festival
PC: Winterville Watermelon Festival

5. Outer Banks Watermelon Festival

When: Kitty Hawk Kite store in Nags Head, Jockey’s ridge Crossing, MP 12.5 Nags Head, NC.

Where: Aug 5th 10am-4pm.

What to expect: tons of watermelon, kid-friendly activities, homegrown backyard feel, summer bash activities.

Distance : 5hr 45 mins drive from Charlotte.

OBX Watermelon Fest
PC: OBX Watermelon Fest

All the festivals are sorted as per distance and there are much more things to do than just visiting those places for only Watermelon fest. You can stay along and enjoy yourselves in all the above mentioned location for other different summer touristy activities.

By Nairitya Ganguly

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