Rush Springs Watermelon Festival

Here's a break down for the 2012 Rush Springs Watermelon Festival on Saturday.

All Day Entertainment:

7:30 a.m. -    4th annual Watermelon Festival 5K run
                        (contact info: (Richy Large (580) 476-3527 or
9:00 a.m. -    Opening Ceremonies - 5k & Pioneer Awards
9:15 a.m. -    Not Just Country Line Dancers
9:45 a.m. -    Tiny Tots Contest and Sweet Spirit Perform
11:45 a.m. -  Tiny Tots Winners Announced      
12:00 noon - Watermelon Seed Spitting Contest on Main Stage
1:00 p.m. -    Entertainment
2:30 p.m. -    Elvis Impersonator
3:30 p.m. -    Entertainment
Entertainment Continues
5:00 p.m. -    Prize Watermelon Auction
5:30 p.m. -    Bryan Rolin Band
7:00 p.m. -    Watermelon Queen and Tiny Tots Coronation

The Rush Springs Rodeo (sponsored by Rush Springs Lions Club)  will be at the Rusty Acres Arena on Hwy 81, North of the blinking lights Thursday and Friday starting at 8 p.m.

The Rodeo Parade will be Friday at 5 p.m.

Joe Lujan's Great Plains Amusement Carnival will be Thursday through Saturday.

The Annual arts and crafts show will have about 106 vendors who have come as far as California to be part of our festival.

Watermelon Exhibits with growers from around Rush Springs will be judged on their prize watermelons, and there will be lots of great food all day long.