Make This Summer The Sweetest Yet By Attending The Mississippi Watermelon Festival

Mark your calendar! The annual Mississippi Watermelon Festival is quickly approaching – and you don’t want to miss a minute of it. The 2-day event includes activities, entertainment, games, and…lots of watermelon, of course. There really is no sweeter way to spend a summer day.

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From the food and the activities to the abundance of watermelon, the Mississippi Watermelon Festival truly is one in a melon. Remember to mark your calendar! The 2021 festival is on July 16th and 17th. For more information, call (601) 517-3510. You can also visit the Mississippi Watermelon Festival website or Facebook page.

So, did you know about this festival? Ever attended? If so, what’d you think? Or, maybe you know of another great small-town festival in Mississippi? Tell us!

This isn’t the only option for fun in small-town Mississippi. Click here to read about a weekly market that’s worth checking out.

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