Tuesday June 16, 2009
Watermelon! says "Summer!" like nothing else. Thousands enjoy this four-day outdoor festival honoring the nutritious, wonderful watermelon. The Watermelon Thump hosts a carnival with kiddie rides, Beer Garden, Plenty of Food, Children's Entertainment including magicians, mime, fire eaters and the like, Street Dances, Arts & Crafts, Champion Melon Judging and Auction, World Champion Seed Spitting Contest, Rodeo, Parade, Melon Eating Contest, and more.
- Thursday night entertainment is Texas Unlimited Band (TUB) on the main stage.
- Friday night main stage entertainment features Kyle Park followed by Kevin Fowler.
- Saturday night the Luling Watermelon Thump main stage entertainment features Texas Renegade followed by Stoney LaRue.