Rush Springs Watermelon Festival


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Rush Springs is called the "Watermelon Capitol of the World".
Rush Springs, Oklahoma has a Watermelon Festival each year on the second Saturday of August. Many farmers who live in the area grow watermelons and sell them during this time. The festival crowns a Watermelon queen and there are rides and exhibits.
The Rush Springs Watermelon Festival has been held continuously since 1948.


Directions:

Junction of U.S. Highway 81B and Highway OK 17 go east, cross railroad track Jeff Davis Park is on the north side of road enter at the first gate.
Rush Springs, Ok


34.78387, -97.95060
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