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Hope Watermelon Festival

An annual August celebration of the famous Hope watermelons, some of which have made world records. Held in Hope's Fair Park, there are 250 arts and crafts booths, music, food, melon-related contests, a bass fishing tournament, and chilled sliced watermelon.

Originally submitted by: Tim Hutchinson, Senator.

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