Archives: Watermelon Festival

Drummers evicted from Carytown Watermelon Festival speak out

The steel drummers say they were asked to leave because they hadn’t paid a vendor fee.

32nd annual Carytown Watermelon Festival this Sunday

The cherished annual tradition kicks off on the Mile of Style Sunday at 10:00 AM.

Not my Watermelon Festival, says Fake Richmonder

Mrs. Peyton Musselthwaite remembers the days when the Watermelon Festival was just a delicious get-together in her grandfather’s backyard.

5 Things

Feeling a little light in the wallet? Almost each Thing this weekend is entirely free to attend. And with festivals, movies, and music galore, you’re not going to want to go anywhere more spendy.

Carytown Watermelon Festival: Good for business?

How local businesses are affected by the annual festival which brings 115,000 people to Carytown in one day.

5 Things

Don’t be scared by heat! Get out and look at some art, taste some beer, eat some watermelon, see a good movie, and run for cover as a million birds take over the city.

2012 summer festivals

A full list of all the summer events happening around town