June 17-18, 2022

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Join us for the 71st Annual Watermelon Festival, 

a summertime tradition in Monticello since 1949.

Our 2021 festival was one for the record books and we are planning bigger and better things for 2022.

From pageants to parades, bed races and barbeque, this event offers small town fun for the entire family.

Our theme for this year is “Sweetest Smiles of

Summer,” and we plan to provide plenty!

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June 4

Little Miss at 10 AM

Queen at 5 PM

Jefferson County

School Auditorium

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June 10

at 5 PM

Monticello Opera House

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June 10

at 6:30 PM

Mulberry Street

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June 11

8 AM and 6 PM

Jefferson Recreation

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June 17-18

Monticello Opera House

Zombies: the Musical

Details coming soon!

Food Vendor

Registration is now Closed

for the 2022 Festival

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June 18

The First Bank

200 E. Washington Street

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June 10

5-9 PM

Enjoy a fun night Downtown

with Experience Monticello!

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June 17

at 7 PM

Cherry Street

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June 18

at 10 AM

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June 16

at 12 PM

Monticello Opera House

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June 18

at 8:15 AM

1st United Methodist Church

325 Walnut Street

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June 18

Intersection of Cherry Street and High Street

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June 17 and 18

Multiple Times

BMX Trickstars

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June 17 and 18

Corner of Dogwood

and Cherry St

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