Grand Bay Watermelon Festival this week!

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Grand Bay is known for their tasty watermelons and this year will mark the 41st Annual Grand Bay Watermelon Festival! Normally only a one day event, this year a half day has been added. The festival is open Thursday, July 3rd from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. and July 4th from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

On July 3, there will be live entertainment by Rochelle Harper Band, and on the 4th, The Persuaders, and the Hope Puppets will be back. Craft vendors will be at the festival both days, and there will also be mechanical Bull rides, a rock wall, bungy jumping, a dunking booth, Hamster’s Water Balls, train rides,pony rides, petting zoo, Goldfish Pond game, 18’ dry slide, bounce house and more! On July 4th there will be a Pretty Baby Contest, a Shine and Show Open Car Show, and all the free ice cold sliced watermelon you can eat! There will be something for everyone and fun for the whole family both days!

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