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

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.

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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.