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Old Washington Farmers Market Watermelon Weighoff
August 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC+7
On Saturday, August 31, the Old Washington Farmer’s Market and Historic Washington State Park in cooperation with the Hope-Hempstead County Chamber of Commerce will host an official watermelon weigh-off site for the Great Pumpkin Commonwealth in Washington, Arkansas.
This official weigh off event will be for watermelons ONLY. Prizes totaling $1,000 will be given out for the top three largest watermelons as follows: 1st Place — $500, 2nd Place — $300, 3rd Place — $200. Farmers of watermelons should begin registering their entries by 9am. Only one official entry will be considered per farmer or team. Preregistration is not required for the event. The official weigh-off will begin around 11am. The event will take place behind the City Hall of Washington, Arkansas across the street from Williams’ Tavern Restaurant of Historic Washington State Park. For more information on the weigh-off contact Josh Williams at 870-703-8256 or at email@example.com.