This Small Town in Oklahoma is the Watermelon Capital of the World
There's a small town in Oklahoma that's known as the watermelon capital of the world. If you've spent any time in the Sooner State or know your watermelons, you're familiar with this place and its EPIC MELONS!
It's been said that you can't find a better watermelon anywhere else and I would 100% agree with that. So where is the watermelon capital of the world? You'll find it in S.W. Oklahoma in the town of Rush Springs.
There's nothing bigger, sweeter, or juicier than Rush Springs, OK. watermelon
The title of "Watermelon Capital of the World" is self-proclaimed, but once you have a taste you'll wholeheartedly agree. Sure other places may produce more melons, but none compare to Rush Springs.
Another reason Rush Springs, OK. is called the watermelon capital of the world is their annual watermelon festival. It's one of, if not the oldest, longest-running watermelon festival in the nation, maybe the world.
Hit play on the video below for a sneak peek of the Rush Springs Watermelon Festival
The annual Rush Springs Watermelon Festival takes place on the second Saturday of August every year. You'll want to make plans to attend this year's festival on Saturday, August 12th, 2023 that's (08-12-23).
If you like or love watermelon you have to make the trip. The festival features a carnival, games, vendors, displays, a seed-spitting contest, and of course all things watermelon. Every kind, type, size, and color.
The 2023 Rush Springs Watermelon Festival is scheduled for Saturday, August 12th
We've got a while to wait before this year's festival so there's plenty of time to plan ahead. You can get all the details, news, and updates by visiting the official Facebook page by clicking here. Can't wait for the 2023!
Oklahoma not only has the watermelon capital of the world we also have the strawberry capital of the world. Ever heard of it? It's located in Stilwell, OK. They also host a big annual festival. Click here to check it out.