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Knox County Watermelon Festival – Patrick Henry Square
August 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Annual Knox County Watermelon Festival will be held on Friday, August 7 and Saturday, August 8 at Patrick Henry Square in downtown Vincennes. Don’t miss the season’s best festival with entertainment, music and food booths both days! The event kicks off on Friday at 5:00pm with the “First City Music Fest” Band Competition; vendor booths will also open at 5:00pm. The watermelon eating contest will begin at 6:30pm. On Saturday, the day begins at 9:00am with food booths opening, and at 10:00am the baby/toddler pageant begins. The Knox County Quarantine Karaoke Winner and Guests are on the schedule for 1:00pm, “watermelon toss” at 2:00pm with the Miss Watermelon Pageant as the grand finale at 3:00pm. For more information, please contact the Knox County Chamber of Commerce at 812-882-6440.