Try the Best Watermelon in the State

The California Watermelon Festival buys over 50,000 pounds of the best, largest, sweetest melons in the state, freshly harvested, chilled and sliced. It’s all-you-can-eat so enjoy! 

Food Options and Festival Specialties

We have some of the best eats for every taste. We promise you will not go home hungry!

We have the award winning Furn Saj Restaurant with their awesome Mediterranean Food and yummy new watermelon dessert creations!

We are also loaded up with Philly cheese steak sandwiches, hot pastrami sandwiches, meatballs, teriyaki chicken and teriyaki beef. We have Asian: orange chicken, yakisoba noodles, tofu teriyaki, chicken katsu and Thai food. We have steak, chicken or fish tacos. Try the watermelon salsa!

We have burritos, tostadas, hot dogs, hamburgers, fries, chili cheese fries, bacon-wrapped hot dogs, corn dogs, chicken tenders, BBQ chicken and delicious tri-tip. kettle corn, roasted corn, buttered corn, yams, garlic fries, mozzarella sticks, fish tenders, chicken tenders, We have gourmet beef jerky, spicy and flavored. Try our craft sodas.

We have Arnold Palmer lemonades, fresh gourmet agua frescas and a variety of watermelon and other drinks. For desserts we have our watermelon specialties pictured below as well as Mexican candy apples, funnel cakes, kettle corn and churros. We even have the new “hot” favorite: spicy gummy bears! We have gourmet popsicles and ice cream and true Italian ice. Last but certainly not least, Haagen Dazs has signed on as one of our sponsors and will be bringing their treats as well!

Eat in one of our spacious food courts or take your meal to our beer tent and enjoy it with one of our Watermelon Ritas!

Manzanita Loca – Chamoy Apple served with watermelon, japanese peanuts, chaca-chacas and chamoy

Watermelon smoothie with honey and Tahin

Fried Chocolate Watermelon Bites

Watermelon pudding with Ashta cream and honey


Watermelon Funnel Cake

Nutty melon dessert with Nutella and walnuts

Watermelon Drinks

Beer Garden

Watermelon Rita