The festival runs 10am - 6pm.
Imagine...115,000 people, over 3000 watermelons and you! With 60 musicians, over 100 exhibitors, one of the largest kids areas of any festival on the east coast and all of the great Carytown style, the Carytown Watermelon Festival presented by Martin's has become the largest one day festival in the state of Virginia. Mark your calendar now for a great day of family fun.
Vendors, Get your 2013 Food/Non-Food Vending Applications Here
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Have a band and want to perform at the Carytown Watermelon Festival?
If you are a CMA Member and have not reserved your space, please click here
There's a ton of stuff for the kids too! Expanded this year with more than ever before. Bouncies, games, mazes and more...Make sure you check out the Richmond Area Toyota Dealers Kids Zone at Watermelon!
Thanks to our Sponsors' generous support and funding, the Carytown Watermelon Festival remains free to attend.
If you need help finding Carytown or the festival, use 3126 W. Cary St. Richmond, VA 23221 for your GPS.
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This year, the Carytown Merchants Association will be offering special, limited edition T-shirts for sale while supplies last for $15 hats for $20, with proceeds benefiting local charities.