Our Date Has Changed!!
Join us for our 75th Year
Saturday June 20th, 2020 9:00am - 3:30pm
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PARADE & COMPETITION
The Newberry Watermelon Festival Beauty Pageant is a long standing tradition. The Queen and other members of the court have duties all year long representing Newberry, and the Watermelon Festival. There are groups for all ages, just pick your age group from the menu above.
Starting at 6pm on the Square
Ronny signed in 1995 with positive country label Cheyenne Records of Nashville. Less than a year later he had four Cashbox Magazine #1 singles releases. Ronny has also toured the nation with legendary Singer-Songwriter Hank Cochran, wrote music with Hank for five years and learned a lot about the music world during that time. Ronny is a signed writer for Hank Cochran Music in Nashville. In around 2003, Ronny signed an Artist and Publishing deal with Florida Native Legendary Mel Tillis. Ronny still tours the country with his own band Ronny Mckinley Band.
WATERMELON PARADE AND GOLF CART COMPETITION
The Newberry Watermelon Festival Parade is on Saturday, June 20th. All businesses, schools, clubs, sports teams, etc are invited to participate. New to the parade this year is a Golf Cart Competition, the theme is Watermelon. Decorate those golf carts to help us celebrate 75 years of the festival and 125 years of Newberry. Must be in the parade to participate in the competition. Winner will be announced at the festival. If you would like to part of this tradition, contact Crystal Blackwell on Facebook, or Email: firstname.lastname@example.org