The Tiny Indiana Town That Transforms Into A Watermelon Wonderland Each Year
Few Hoosiers knows that there is a fabulous watermelon festival that takes place every year in a small town in Southern Indiana. For locals of Owensville, it’s not officially summer until this exciting carnival takes place.
Don’t miss this epic celebration of watermelons. Even if this isn’t your favorite fruit, you’ll find much at this fair that will entertain you. Check it out:
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
The 2018 Owensville Watermelon Festival will be held at the Owensville Library Square, which is located at 110 S Main St. in Owensville IN 47665.
If going down south is just too far, there’s an amazing little festival taking place up north you could check out. Don’t miss the St. Joe Pickle Fest!
If you’ve ever been to this festival, we’d love to hear from you. Please share your experiences and photos with us below in the comments.
An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
Thank you! You'll receive your first newsletter soon!