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73rd McDade Watermelon Festival

9 July @ 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

FREE FUN for the whole family at the 73rd McDade Watermelon Festival.  Enjoy a car show, live music, tournaments, watermelon eating contests, and even a FREE melon feast!

  1. ​Car Show 8am – 1pm
  2. Live music on Main St by McDade Jamboree 9am-10:30am followed by Grande Parade at 10:30am
  3. Washer pitching tournament ​: ​​​11:00am Registartion under Oak trees (Left side of music stage)  Tournament begins at 11:30am
  4. Carriage Rides by Sterling Merryman 11am
  5. ​Live Music on the Grounds 11am-5pm
  6. ​BINGO  12pm under the Oak trees.
  7. Watermelon Eating Contest 12:30pm
  8. Riding Mower Rodeo 1pm at the baseball field.
  9. Prize Melon Auction  5pm in Pavilion
  10. Free Melon Feast 4pm


9 July
8:00 am - 6:00 pm


McDade Watermelon Festival
143 Bastrop Street
McDade, TX 78650 United States
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