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Hampton County Watermelon Festival
June
18 to 27
Event

Hampton County Watermelon Festival

Lowcountry & Resort Islands

Lowcountry & Resort Islands

Since 1939, the people of Hampton County come together for a week long celebration of the watermelon harvest season in South Carolina's gorgeous Lowcountry. Visit the Hampton County Watermelon Festival website for full event details. Join the state's oldest continuing festival for an action-packed week of athletic events, parades, snappy bands, colorful floats, arts and crafts, food, beauty queens, mud runs and plenty of free watermelon. Fan favorites include the watermelon-eating contest and the street dance featuring all your favorite music.