18th Annual OBX Watermelon Festival

Celebrate summer with Kitty Hawk Kites, Jockey’s Ridge Crossing, and Food Lion by supporting the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition at the 18th Annual OBX Watermelon Festival on Thursday, August 1st from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Jockey’s Ridge Crossing Shopping Center in Nags Head.

Enjoy this year’s activities (subject to change):

  • Event T-Shirt Tie Dye Station (provided by Food Lion)
  • Watermelon station
  • Watermelon-themed competitions
    • Watermelon Flip Cup
    • Watermelon Bowling
    • Watermelon Eating Contest
  • Arts and Crafts
    • Watermelon Win Socks
  • Splash Blast
  • Face Painting (provided by The Lost Colony)
  • Rock Wall
  • Food Truck
  • Special offers in all Jockey’s Ridge Crossing shops
  • And much more!

OBX Watermelon Festival is free for guests to attend; however, the purchase of tickets is required to play and eat! Compete in classic competitions to win from a selection of awesome prizes.

Stop by and share in this summertime tradition. Bring the family for a day of summertime fun and help support the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition, a valuable community organization working to improve safety in the Outer Banks.