z 2023 Watermelon Days Festival Events in Cordele Georgia

Cordele Georgia - Watermelon Capital!

Watermelon Days Festival
Cordele, Georgia


Come to the Watermelon Capital of the World! Experience the family fun activities at Georgia's Oldest Festival!

Cordele Georgia is the Watermelon Capital of the World because they grow the largest luscious watermelons. Cordele-Crisp County watermelons are always crisp, juicy and sweet. The Watermelon Days Festival celebrates the watermelon harvest and summer in the South. Festival activities include the annual Watermelon Days Parade, Watermelon Dance, the Watermelon Eating Contest, the Watermelon Chunking Contest, the Sweet Melon & Adult Seed Spitting Contest, Watermelon Gospel Sing and much more. A recent addition is a Watermelon Days special run of the Sam Shortline train excursion.

The events listed below are Cordele Georgia events associated with the annual Watermelon Days celebration. The events are listed by venue. Click Calendar View for a chronological view of festival events. For further information on the celebration, including venue and or event changes, contact the Cordele-Crisp County Chamber of Commerce at 229-273-1668.

Festival Highlights Calendar View Cordele Map

Watermelon Festival Parade, June 24, 2023.........Watermelon Days Arts & Crafts, June 24, 2023...........

Georgia Veterans Memorial State Park

Fireworks on the Flint, July 3, 2023..........

Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club

This Is Your Life, June 15, 2023..........

Crisp County Middle School Map

Watermelon Queen Pageant, May 20, 2023, 6:00 PM

Crisp Motorsports Park Map

Watermelon Classic Races, June 10, 2023..........

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