Watermelon Festival Three Weeks Away

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The 2017 Franklin County Watermelon Festival is only three weeks away, on August 18th and 19th in downtown Russellville.  You’re invited to this free event to enjoy watermelon, contests, vendors and live music.

Saturday night will see a Real Country artist take the stage when Aaron Tippin will perform as the festival’s headliner!  For more information, visit www.franklincountychamber.org or call 256-332-1760.

The 2017 Watermelon Festival is presented by Coca-Cola, Pilgrim’s Corporation, Listerhill Credit Union, and Real Country 92.3 FM.

The Franklin County Watermelon Festival began in 1981 and is the largest festival in Franklin County. This family event offers two days of nonstop music and entertainment, as well as a pageant, arts & crafts, 5K run, antique car & truck show, festival foods, a tractor show, bike ride and free watermelon!