This Small Town Mississippi Festival Is Too Charming For Words…And You Don’t Want To Miss It

Mississippi’s summer temperatures and outdoor activities normally don’t mix. However, if there were ever a reason to make an exception, it’s the Watermelon Carnival in Water Valley. The annual event is held over a 2-day period and offers fun for the entire family (in addition to plenty of watermelon, of course). This small town fest is just too charming for words…and you don’t want to miss it. Take a look:

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:

Remember, the 48th Annual Watermelon Carnival will be held August 4th – 5th in Water Valley’s City Park. Click here for more information.

Looking for more small town fests to add to your bucket list? Check out “The 12 Best Small-Town Mississippi Festivals You’ve Never Heard Of.