2012 Watermelon Festival: July 27-28

2011 Melon Spirit Award                      2011 Largest Watermelon – 117.5 lbs – Derral Fennell
Pruett’s Pharmacy                                    2nd Place- 116.5 lbs – Bill Woolsey

Turtle Races – A big hit with the kids!                           2011 Classic Car Show – Kenneth Carter’s Truck

Map to our Location

2012 Valliant Watermelon Festival

Schedule of Events

Saturday July 21st

6:00 p.m. Country Fun Pageant

Friday July 27th

6:00 p.m. Festival Parade – Downtown Valliant
7:00 p.m. Gospel in the Park
8:00 Big Melon Contest Weigh-off – City Park

Saturday July 28th

City Park

6:30 a.m. 5K & Kids Fun Run Registration starts at 5:30 a.m.
9:30 a.m. Turtle Races

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Free Watermelon Slices

10:00 a.m. Horseshoe Tournament Registration starts at 9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. Checkers Tournament Registration starts at 9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m. Dash-hound Races
10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Live Music
10:30 a.m. Watermelon Shootout Contest
11:30 a.m. Seed Spitting, Watermelon Eating & Other Watermelon Activities

Terry Hunt Community Building

8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Chamber Kitchen
8:00 a.m. – 10 a.m. Pancake Breakfast
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Quilt Show
8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Photography Show
2:00 p.m. Spelling Bee

Blackard Community Garden

8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Car Show
2:00 p.m. Car Show Awards

Downtown Valliant

8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m. Street Dance

Hourly door prizes! Register at the Valliant Chamber information booth in the Terry Hunt Community Building to win. A cash prize will be given at 2:00 p.m., must be present to win. Magician Chris Capstone will be performing throughout the day. Other attractions includes water slides bounce houses, a sawdust scrabble, pony rides, and a mechanical bucking bull.


Click to download vendor applications.

Click to download  5K Run Signup Form

Click to download Quilt Entry Form

Click to download  Parade Entry Form

Click to download Pageant Entry Form

Car Show

Click to View Car Show Flyer

Click to download Car Show Registration Form

Photo Contest

Click to download Photo Contest Rules

Click to download Photo Contest Entry Form

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