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The Knox County Chamber of Commerce Annual Watermelon Festival takes place the first full weekend of August. Mark your calendars for August 2nd & 3rd of 2024, for next year's amazing festival! We can't wait!
Our Watermelon Pageants are one of our most awaited events of the year! We're excited to continue the Watermelon Pageant to the Watermelon Festival!
We will have 3 categories: Baby/Toddler, Tiny/Teen, and our Queen Pageant.
The Watermelon Festival is home to a variety of vendors, ranging from delicious fair foods, children's toys, unique clothing, and more!
About the Festival
Celebrating the huge watermelon industry in Knox County with some summertime fun - the Watermelon Festival is traditionally held on the first full weekend in August. This event boasts with fair food favorites, live music, pageants, and of course, watermelon!