TEXAS FESTIVALS

WATERMELLON THUMP

HISTORY

WHEN IT STARTED

The Watermelon Thump started in 1954 when a principal decided that a celabration was to be held for the growers of there biggest watermelon or tomatoes.

The END of the tomatoes

Quickly the tomatoes were ruled out of the race and watermelons took over.Now,just watermelons farmers are praised.

BLACK DIMOND

The black dimond was poplar through the 1950s the black dimond was a award but now does not matter.

FUN FACTS

FACT1

The music is by the Don't mess With Texas music picker.Its been that way every year!They have awesome music come see it or hear it.
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FACT 2

Approximately 3,000 slices of watermelon have been given out for FREE!On the 1st annual Watermelon Thump.

FACT 3

This festival has 4 days of greatness and starts on April 30 on 3:00 PM and ends at midnight!!!!!last all day come on and join the fun.

FACT 4

The Watermelon Thumb gained national recnition after the champion melon to some famous peeps

FACT 5

Over 94,450 dollars was spent in a auction on 15 award winning watermelons

ACTIVITIES

READY SET SPIT!

The Watermelon Thum[p hold a seed spiting cont test the winner is the one who can spit the farthest

AWWW ITS OVER

The Thump holds a 90 min closing by Sam Riggs.Thats when you know its over!Its a great for music injoyers.