Next month, you can enjoy one of summer's favorite fruit like never before: Jacksonville is hosting its third annual Watermelon Festival and it will be juicier than ever. 

This festival will bring in the best watermelon in the county with entertaining activities for the entire family. If you love watermelons, this is one festival you can't miss out. The festival will take place on Saturday, June 22nd and Sunday, June 23rd from 10 am to 5 pm.

The Watermelon Festival will have indoor and outdoor activities such as water slides, vendors, watermelon games (including a watermelon eating contest), petting zoo, train rides and so much more. 

Additionally, there will be lots of watermelon dishes for sampling like watermelon fudge, watermelon wine slushies, and of course, plain ol' watermelon. 

You can see a list of additional activities and vendors here

If you are looking for a fruity day filled with delicious treats you can't resist, attend this festival for only $6. You can get $1 off a ticket through the festival's website here. There will be free parking.

The Watermelon Festival will take place at Clay County Fairgrounds, Green Cove Springs.

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