Enjoy games, food, face painting, tie-dye shirt making, arts and crafts activities, a climbing wall, TONS of watermelon fun and more. OBX Watermelon Festival is free for guests to attend; however, the purchase of tickets is required to play and eat! Compete in classic competitions like seed spitting and watermelon eating to win from a selection of awesome prizes!

Stop by and share in this summertime tradition with watermelon goodness generously provided by Food Lion. The OBX Watermelon Festival is a fun-for-all-ages fundraiser benefiting The Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition and features games, music, food, prizes, and, of course, lots of watermelon. Enjoy this timeless summer tradition and help keep OBX bicyclists and pedestrians safe!

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3933 S. Croatan Hwy.
Nags Head, NC 27959


Updated February 15, 2023

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