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70th Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival

Get ready for some oink-tastic fun at the 70th Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival! The Chiefland Women’s Club is thrilled to announce a brand new Pig Calling Contest! Join us on June 1, 2024, and show off your pig calling skills right after the exciting Watermelon Auction.

Spaces are limited, so don’t miss your chance to be a part of this unique event. Whether you’re a pig-calling pro or just want to have some laughs, we promise you a day filled with fun and unforgettable memories.

The 70th Annual Chiefland Watermelon Festival will be held on June 1, 2024, from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, with the parade beginning at 11:00 am. The event takes place at 23 SE 2nd Avenue, Chiefland, FL 32626. 

This festival is an outdoor celebration that features delicious free sliced watermelon, live entertainment, a parade, and a variety of craft and food vendors. The watermelon for this Florida festival is locally grown and donated by area farmers, ensuring you get the freshest and juiciest fruit.

In addition to the new Pig Calling Contest, festival-goers can enjoy live music, browse through numerous craft booths, and savor a wide array of culinary delights from local food vendors. The Chiefland Watermelon Festival is a beloved community event that brings together locals and visitors alike to celebrate the peak of watermelon season in a festive and family-friendly atmosphere.

Mark your calendars for June 1, 2024, and prepare for a day of delicious watermelon, fun activities, and community spirit at the Chiefland Watermelon Festival. Don’t miss out on this special event that promises to deliver oink-tastic fun and memories to last a lifetime!


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