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2016 Watermelon Festival Kicks Off Friday

Last updated on Friday, August 5, 2016

(KNOX CO.) - The annual Knox County Watermelon Festival, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce, will be held this weekend in downtown Vincennes.

The two-day festival has something for everyone; whether you want to test your watermelon seed spitting skills or try your hand at creating award winning barbecue.

Entertainment includes live bands, food and craft vendors, a pet show, a baby and toddler contest, and the Watermelon Queen contest.

Festivities get underway at 5 p.m. on Friday. On Saturday, the Great American Grill off begins at 7 a.m. with various activities going on throughout the day until dusk.

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