This Scrumptious Watermelon Festival Near Austin Is All You Need For Summer

For the past 70 years, the lovely town of McDade has celebrated all things watermelon. Flashy parades and humorous seed-spitting contests bring in spectators from all across Central Texas. In the midst of Austin’s dog days, it’s always refreshing to sink your teeth into a sweet treat. This scrumptious watermelon festival near Austin is all you need for summer.

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