The Tiny Ohio Town That Transforms Into A Watermelon Wonderland Each Year

If you’re a watermelon lover—or a melon lover in general—there’s one summer festival in small town Ohio you need to mark your calendars for. The Dresden Melon Festival in Muskingum County transforms the town into a watermelon wonderland each year. From watermelon eating contests to melon derby races, there’s something here for everyone.

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Have you ever been to the Dresden Melon Festival? If so, we want to know what your experience was like!