• 25th Annual Watermelon Festival

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    Name: 25th Annual Watermelon Festival
    Date: July 19, 2014
    Registration: Register Now
    Event Description:
    Thank you for a fantastic 25th Annual Watermelon Festival. Check for names of winners of various events!!

    Quilt Show Winners:
    Class 1 : Watermelon Theme - 101 -Stephanie (Stevie) Woodward - "Watermelon Daze"
    Class 2: 1-3 Years Quilting Experience - 203 - Homer Lang -" For The Love of Texas"
    Class 3 - 4-10 years experience -  302 - Aurora Ayala - Sampler Quilt
    Class 4 - 11+ years of experience - 409 - Sharon Wakefield - "Garden Friends
    Class 5 - Professional - No entries
     
    Best of Show - 409 - Sharon Wakefield
     


    DOGS ON PARADE WINNERS:
    1st place - Barbara Parsons
    2nd place- Erin Martinez
    3rd place - Destiny Street
    4th place - Braydon DiIorio
    ​5th place - Sandra Martinez
    6th place - Renzo Chavez

    CAKE DECORATING CONTEST WINNER: Jenny Lewis

    WATERMELON EATING CONTEST WINNERS:
     Five & under-Wyatt Jarvis
    6-12- Elaina Rosilez
    12 & over-Dani Tabet

    SUNBONNET WINNER: Lexie Contreras

    CAR SHOW WINNERS:
    Best of Show: 1935 Hudson Terra Plane, Kevin Smith, Manvel
    > Peoples Choice: 1940 Ford Custom Pickup, Harold Schindler, Houston
    > Top 10: 1939 GMC, Jim Pusateri, Oak Ridge North
    >        1935 Hudson Terra Plane, Kevin Smith, Manvel
    >        1968 Chevy Camero, Pete Pieper, Hempstead
    >        1955 Corvette, John Urban, Hempstead
    >        1969 Camero SS, Billy Etheredge, Cypress
    >        1939 Custom Pickup, Harold Schindler, Houston
    >        1969 Chevy Camero, Billy Wright, Magnolia
    >        1969 Chevy SS 396 Chevelle, Carroll Machos, Magnolia
    >        1970 Chevelle Malibu, Marvin Ottmer, Houston
    >        1932 Ford P/U, Paul Crosser, Houton
    > Best Paint: 1967 Ford Mustang Fastback, Charlie Washington, Cypress
    > Best Traditional: 1929 Chevy Rat Rod, Rick Mears, Magnolia
    > Best Custom: 1932 Ford Coupe, John Sommer, Cypress


    COLORING CONTEST WINNERS/Sponsored by Brookshire Brothers
    YOUNGEST GROUP: Cash Warren 1st
                                         Sierra Jihnson 2nd
                                          Lindsey Toth 3rd
    MIDDLE GROUP: Isaac Gonzales 1st
                                  Rayvian Robinson 2nd
                                   Miranda Melchor 3rd
    OLDEST GROUP: Jazion Smith 1st
                                   Mahaila Lilly 2nd
                                   Ruben Perez 3rd
       


                                  




    ALL VENDOR SPACES ARE FILLED!! Thank you for your interest. Please check with us early next year.

    ​25th Annual Hempstead Watermelon Festival. Live bands both Friday evening, July 18 and  Saturday evening, July 19. Wine tasting, Car show, Quilt Show, Carnival, Food, Parade, Fun Run,Watermelon Cake Contest, Coloring Contest,Sunbonnet Contest,Watermelon Games,Dogs on Parade, Basketball Tournament and BBQ Cook-off (proudly sponsored by Brookshire Brothers).
    If you have questions about sponsorships, vendor forms or any other facet of the Watermelon Festival, please call 979-826-8217 or e-mail at info@hempsteadtxchamber.com.
    If you wish to be a sponsor, please click on the Register Online button and you will be able to pay your sponsorship with PayPal after completing the form.
    If you are a vendor and wish to pay your vendor fee or electricity fee online, click on the Register Online button, and fill out the form and select vendor fee or electricity fee and pay using PayPal.
     
    Click Here for Fun Run info
    Click Here Fun Run entry form
    Click Here for vendor rules
    Click Here for vendor application Please note: food vendor spaces are filled. Other vendors may still inquire. Vendor payment must now be by cash, money order or Paypal. Checks will no longer be accepted at this late date.
    Click Here for car show flier
    Click Here for BBQ Cook-off Information
    Quilt Show information & entry form
    Click Here for Queen's rules
    Click Here for Queen"s info flier
    Click Here Queen's Application
    Click Here Sunbonnet Contest
    Click Here for Cake Decorating Contest flier
    Click Here Cake contest entry form
    Click Here Parade entry form
    Click Here Basketball tournament entry form
    God wnted me to have a good home so he sent me to live with you. Come on out to our Dogs on Parade.
    God wanted me to have a good home so he sent me to live with you. 
    Come on out to our Dogs on Parade.
    Click Here for Dogs on Parade form
    Click Here Dogs on Parade information

    Get your 2014 t-shirt. On sale now at The Hotline Press and Brookshire Brothers . Only $10.00.
    Click Here for Festival poster




     
    Event Sponsors:
    • City of Hempstead
    • Trustmark Bank
    • Brookshire Brothers
    • Edmond's Insurance
    • Knight Insurance Agency
    • Styers Construction Company, Inc.
    • Stewart Title
    • Di Iorio Farms & Roadside Market
    • Dr. Black Dental Care
    • Republic Services, Inc.
    • Prosperity Bank
    • Hempstead Veterinary Clinic
    • San Bernard Electric Co-Op, Inc.
    Location:
    Hempstead Gazebo Park and Depot Park and surrounding area.
    Date/Time Information:
    Friday evening starting at 5:00 pm and all day Saturday. Parade at 9:00 am.
    Fees/Admission:
    No fee- free admission
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