Monday, August 12, 2013

Watermelon Festival in Pasadena Aug. 16-18

WHEN: August  16st – 18th
Friday, August 16th  from 5pm to 10pm
Saturday and Sunday, August 17th & 18th from 12 to 10pm

The Rose Bowl
1001 Rose Bowl Drive, Pasadena, CA 91103


Friday: 5:30pm:Watermelon Carving Demo by Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon
7pm: Coronation of the Watermelon
Queen and King, with Royal Court presided over by
National Watermelon Queen, Amber Nolin of Alabama

Saturday: 1pm, 3pm, 6pm: Watermelon Carving Demos by Celebrity Chef Joseph Poon
2pm: Special Performance by Radio Disney

Sunday: 1pm Watermelon Recipe Contest Winners
Announcement and Special Appearance of Ronald McDonald, plus 1pm-3pm The Kings Ice Crew and Galaxy Star Squad


Friday at 8pm: Headliner Viza Band
7pm: Verdugo Voices Glee Club

Saturday at 8pm: Headliner Sad Robot
3pm: Karissa Lee, 4pm: Artwork Jamal, 5pm: Leela Belly Dance Troupe, 6pm: Miracle Dolls

Sunday at 8pm: Headliner Big Daddy T Blues Band
2pm: Fever the Ghost; 3pm: Bulldawg Blues Band, 4pm Spanish Dancer Susana Eleana,5pm:  Chase Walker  : 7pm: Landia Band

Also, Watermelon Eating Contests at 2pm and 4pm
Continuous Bean Bag Tosses and Seed Spitting Contests

$10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children under 12; advance sales $8.00 for adults and $4.00 for children under 12

Every admission includes free watermelon slices and a free spin on the Watermelon Wheel for additional prizes and raffles tickets. Everyone’s a winner!

Funds raised by the Watermelon Festival are used by the Sunland-Tujunga Lions Club help to support local youth and community activities, disaster relief, and to support health and vision conservation programs in California, across the nation and throughout the world.Learn more at, email or call 818-353-4554.

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