2023 Hempstead Watermelon Festival | July 2023 | Downtown Hempstead

Get Ready for a Day of Seed Spittin’, Celebratin’ and Small-Town Fun!

The 2023 Hempstead Watermelon Festival is two days of festivities in honor of the crop that made our town famous! Join us July (to be announced) for a family-friendly event that’s got something for absolutely everyone. It’s toe-tappin’ entertainment and awesome eats. It’s antique cars and old-time parades. It’s can’t-miss shopping, games for the kiddos and all sorts of other fun to boot. (In other words, it’s somethin’ you won’t wanna miss!)

So, mark your calendars, gather your buddies and get ready to celebrate BIG! Because you know we love a good party here in Hempstead.

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Wanna Help Sow the Seeds for a Successful Event?

We’d love to have ya! Click to learn more about how you can get involved in this year’s Hempstead Watermelon Festival.

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Thanks for your interest in the Hempstead Watermelon Festival! Please fill out and submit the information below to get started. An event organizer will be in touch!

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