The Northern California Town That Transforms Into A Watermelon Wonderland Each Year

During the summertime, there isn’t a fruit that is more beloved than watermelon. It’s the perfect way to cool off on a hot day and it tastes absolutely delicious. This tasty summer treat is one of our favorite parts about the season! In fact, there are many watermelon festivals throughout the state that are perfect for consuming massive quantities of this refreshing fruit. One of these festivals is Slice of Chico. Located in the charming downtown area of Chico, this watermelon festival definitely belongs on your summer bucket list.

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Doesn’t this watermelon festival look amazing? How much watermelon do you think you could consume at this wonderful event? Be sure to check out our list of 15 Out Of This World Summer Day Trips In Northern California for more seasonal inspiration.