2019 California Watermelon Festival Schedule


WATERMELON TENT

10 AM – 10 PM FREE WATERMELON SLICES ALL DAY

FESTIVAL GROUNDS

10 AM – 7 PM Kid’s Zone
10 AM – 10 PM Food Vendors and Exhibitors
10 AM – 10 PM Non-stop Fun Attractions (sold separately)
NOON – 10 PM Carnival (ride tickets and passes sold separately)
NOON – 10 PM Beer Tent (21 and over. Must show ID)

MAIN STAGE | BANDS

SATURDAY

12:00 p.m. - 1:45 p.m. 

The Moontones 

2:00 p.m. - 3:45 p.m. Soul Prophets
3:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Diana Campos

4:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m.

The Black Outs

5:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Diana Campos

6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

The Sold Bones

8:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.

The Flux Capacitors
SUNDAY

10:00 p.m. - 11:45 p.m.

The Moontones 
12:00 - 1:45 p.m. Banda Pegadora
2:00 pm - 2:45 p.m. 60’s music by Costis de Viant
3:00p.m.- 3:45 p.m. 90’s musc Costis de Viant
4:00 p.m.- 5:45 p.m. 

These handsome devils

6:00 p.m. - 7:45 p.m.

Soul Prophets

8:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m.

Selena Tribute Band 

WATERMELON GAMES

10 AM Team Demonstrations: Melon Skiing and Bungee Pull
10:30 AM Team Competition: Melon Skiing, Bungee Pull, Tug-of-War, Relay Race
11:15 AM Open to the Public! 
NOON Break 
12: 30 PM Team Competition: Melon Skiing, Bungee Pull, Tug-of-War, Relay Race
1 PM Open to the Public!
2 PM Break 
2:15 PM Team Demonstrations: Melon Skiing and Bungee Pull
2:45 PM Team Competition: Melon Skiing, Bungee Pull, Tug-of-War, Relay Race
3:30 PM Open to the Public!
4:30 PM Break 
5 PM Team Competition: Melon Skiing, Bungee Pull, Tug-of-War, Relay Race
5:45 PM – 7 PM Open to the Public! 

CULINARY TENT

10 AM  Watermelon Carving Demonstration
NOON Watermelon Super Drinks – Demo & Tasting 
1 PM Watermelon Salads – Demo & Tasting 
2 PM Watermelon History – Informational
3 PM Watermelon Pickling – Demo & Tasting
4 PM Watermelon Carving Demonstration
5 PM Watermelon Entrees – Demo & Tasting
6 PM Watermelon Desserts – Demo & Tasting

KING / QUEEN TENT

Saturday

Sunday

10:00 AM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

10:45 AM

Guide Dogs of America

Guide Dogs of America

11:00 AM

Magician Taylor Hughes

Magician Taylor Hughes

11:30 AM

Jester Contortion

Jester Contortion

12:00 PM

PARADE / DJ / Photos

PARADE / DJ / Photos

12:30 PM

Queen’s Royal Affair

Queen’s Royal Affair

1:00 PM

Watermelon Eating Contest

WATERMELON COSTUME CONTEST

1:30 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

1:45 PM

Guide Dogs of America

Guide Dogs of America

2:00 PM

Magician Taylor Hughes

Magician Taylor Hughes

2:30 PM

Jester Contortion

Jester Contortion

3:00 PM

PARADE / DJ / Photos

PARADE / DJ / Photos

3:30 PM

Queen’s Royal Affair

Queen’s Royal Affair

4:00 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

4:15 PM

Guide Dogs of America

Guide Dogs of America

4:30 PM

Magician Taylor Hughes

Magician Taylor Hughes

5:00 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

5:30 PM

Jester Contortion

Jester Contortion

6:00 PM

PARADE / DJ / Photos

PARADE / DJ / Photos

6:30 PM

Queen’s Royal Affair

Queen’s Royal Affair

7:00 PM

RISING STARS TALENT CONTEST

Katie Hume Vocalist

7:30 PM

Magician Taylor Hughes

Magician Taylor Hughes

8- 10 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

KING / QUEEN TENT

Saturday

10:00 AM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

10:45 AM

Guide Dogs of America

11:00 AM

Magician Taylor Hughes

11:30 AM

Jester Contortion

12:00 PM

PARADE / DJ / Photos

12:30 PM

Queen’s Royal Affair

1:00 PM

Watermelon Eating Contest

1:30 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

1:45 PM

Guide Dogs of America

2:00 PM

Magician Taylor Hughes

2:30 PM

Jester Contortion

3:00 PM

PARADE / DJ / Photos

3:30 PM

Queen’s Royal Affair

4:00 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

4:15 PM

Guide Dogs of America

4:30 PM

Magician Taylor Hughes

5:00 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

5:30 PM

Jester Contortion

6:00 PM

PARADE / DJ / Photos

6:30 PM

Queen’s Royal Affair

7:00 PM

RISING STARS TALENT CONTEST

7:30 PM

Magician Taylor Hughes

8- 10 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

Sunday

10:00 AM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

10:45 AM

Guide Dogs of America

11:00 AM

Magician Taylor Hughes

11:30 AM

Jester Contortion

12:00 PM

PARADE / DJ / Photos

12:30 PM

Queen’s Royal Affair

1:00 PM

WATERMELON COSTUME CONTEST

1:30 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

1:45 PM

Guide Dogs of America

2:00 PM

Magician Taylor Hughes

2:30 PM

Jester Contortion

3:00 PM

PARADE / DJ / Photos

3:30 PM

Queen’s Royal Affair

4:00 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

4:15 PM

Guide Dogs of America

4:30 PM

Magician Taylor Hughes

5:00 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

5:30 PM

Jester Contortion

6:00 PM

PARADE / DJ / Photos

6:30 PM

Queen’s Royal Affair

7:00 PM

Katie Hume Vocalist

7:30 PM

Magician Taylor Hughes

8- 10 PM

Photo-op on the melon thrones / DJ

MELON-DRAMATIC CHILDREN’S THEATER

11:00 AM

Ocean Tales

11:30 AM

Harvey’s Magic Show

NOON

PARADE

12:30 PM

Kid’s Watermelon Coronation Contest

1:00 PM

Frozen Summer

1:30 PM

Ocean Tales

2:00 PM

Beauty’s Enchanted Storytime

2:30 PM

Harvey’s Magic Show

3:00 PM

PARADE

3:30 PM

Kid’s Watermelon Coronation Contest

4:00 PM

Beauty’s Enchanted Storytime

4:30 PM

Ocean Tales

5:00 PM

Frozen Summer

5:30 PM

Harvey’s Magic Show

6:00 PM

PARADE

6:30 PM

Kid’s Watermelon Coronation Contest

7:00 PM

Galaxy Guardian’s Dance ‘N Hang

BMX BIKE SHOW

12:00 PM Pro Stunt Cyclists Fly High
2:00 PM Pro Stunt Cyclists Fly High
4:30 PM Pro Stunt Cyclists Fly High
6:30PM Pro Stunt Cyclists Fly High

MELON-DRAMATIC CHILDREN’S THEATER
10:45 AM Watermelon Opening Ceremonies
11:30 AM Ocean Tales
NOON Watermelon Days
12:30 PM Magic Show
1:00 PM Ocean Tales
2:00 PM Watermelon Days
3:00 PM Ocean Tales
3:30 PM Magic Show
4:00 PM Wonderland Balloon Show
5:00 PM Magic Show
5:30 PM Ocean Tales
6:00 PM Wonderland Balloon Show
7:00 PM Watermelon Closing Ceremonies
7:30 PM Force Fighting Class
CHILDREN’S THEATER MEET AND GREET (NEAR ENTRANCE)
1:00 PM Queen Willie Melon
3:00 PM Princess Wanda Melon
4:00 PM Mermaid Princess & Wayfinder Princess (from the Ocean Tales show)
5:30 PM Watermelon Fairies
KID’S ZONE FUN & FREE STUFF
10 AM – 7 PM Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Bubble Party, Balloon Twisting, Crafts
10:00 PM – 10:00 PM Lawn Games