The Watermelon Festival is July 19, 2019 - July 20, 2019

The Family Event of the Summer Featuring Games, Arts and Crafts Vendors, a 5K Run, Car Show, and Other Events


Don't miss out on this year's MISSISSIPPI WATERMELON FESTIVAL! This unique, two-day family event features great concerts, live music, games, and so much more. So what are ya' waiting for? Plan a trip to Mize for a summer to remember! Festivities run from July 19th to 20th, 2019.

We are excited about the expanded Children's Area this year. We will have our returning vendors with great items for the kids including, the bucking bull, the rock wall, water-balls, gyro, and so much more. 

In addition, we will have a separate area for younger kids to enjoy. Big Daddy's Party Jumps has joined us as a sponsor this year. We will have a jump, dry slide, obstacle course and more! The area sponsored by Big Daddy's Party Jumps will have an armband price per day.

Fun for the Whole Family


• Arts, Crafts, & Food Vendors
• The Mississippi Watermelon Festival 5K Run
• The Mississippi Watermelon Festival Car Show

• Live Music
• Concerts 
• Watermelon Eating, Seed Spitting, & Biggest Watermelon Contest

Southern Hospitality


If you are a regular, we'll see you there. If you've never been, well, there's plenty of shade and fun for the entire family! Bring your lawn chairs, sit a spell, sample some delicious, ripe, world-famous Smith County melons, and enjoy some down-home Southern hospitality. Y'all come see us!

Ticket Prices

Friday:  Adults - $5.00 | Children Under 10 - $3.00
Saturday: Adults - $10.00 | Children Under 10 - $5.00

(Price includes that day’s concerts, all stage entertainment, all the watermelon you can eat, and on Saturday, the watermelon game. access to arts and craft and food vendors)

Open Time

Gates open to the public on Friday at 3:30 pm
Gates open to the public on Saturday at 8:30 am

Our Sponsors