The Oregon Town That Transforms Into A Watermelon Wonderland Each Year

Summertime memories of childhood often include cool, crisp wedges of watermelon with juice running down your chin and a seed spitting contest with cousins. There’s one town in Oregon that grows the best melons in the state, and you’re going to want to visit this summer.

For more information about the upcoming Irrigon Watermelon Festival, check out their Facebook page here.

Have you tasted the delicious Hermiston watermelons or taken part in the annual Watermelon Festival? What other foods remind you of summer in Oregon? Share your memories in the comments!