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Hampton County Watermelon Festival

June 20, 2020 - June 28, 2020 | Visit Website


Hampton County is the home of the world’s original Watermelon Festival. Since 1939, the Hampton County Watermelon Festival has grown to become South Carolina’s oldest continuing festival. From the beginning, it has been a celebration of, for, and by the people of this friendly Lowcountry County, timed to the melon harvest every summer. Hampton County’s place among the state’s top watermelon producers is what gave birth to the first festival.


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