The Tiny Texas Town That Transforms Into A Watermelon Wonderland Each Year
By Katie Lawrence|Published June 08, 2018
Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
Calling all watermelon lovers! There’s an annual festival in the tiny town of Luling that celebrates everyone’s favorite summertime fruit, and you won’t want to miss it. It’s filled with watermelon-themed activities and contests, food, family entertainment, and more. We all know there’s nothing better than a cold slice of watermelon when the Texas heat is beating down on you, so mark your calendars to attend this fun event.
Have you ever been to the Watermelon Thump? Are there any other watermelon festivals in Texas going on this summer? Let us know, and be sure to check out this article for more family-friendly activities to partake in during the season.
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