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Grand Bay Watermelon Festival 2016

June 17, 2016 by Corey A. Edwards

Grand Bay Watermelon Festival 2016It’s time for the annual Grand Bay Watermelon Festival once again – July 3rd and 4th, 2016 – providing you an opportunity to enjoy some delicious Alabama-grown watermelon as well as live music, arts & crafts, and more!

Held in part to pay homage to Grand Bay’s farmers, in part to celebrate the delicious, thirst quenching watermelon namesake, the Grand Bay Watermelon Festival has been a local, Independence Day tradition since 1973. The festival actually goes back at least as far as 1949 but died out for a number of years before being revived in the early 70’s. Popular and now held to coincide with our nation’s Fourth of July celebrations, this beloved local event has been going strong ever since.

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