Beauregard Watermelon Festival Information

Beauregard Watermelon Festival Information
June 26-28
At the Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds in DeRidder

There will be lots of fun -- music, food, carnival rides, watermelon games, magicians, hypnotists and watermelons.

Here's a look at the schedule:

Thursday, June 26 -- Cutting of the melon opening ceremonies from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., live entertainment in the exhibit building. Entertainment starts at 5 p.m. and features local singer Hannah Austin, Sonny the Birdman (top attraction in Branson), amazing Dr. Z, a hypnotist and illusionist.

Friday, June 27 -- Outdoors in the pavilion, Blackwater Band at 5 p.m., Blackbird with Bernie Alan to follow, will close with T.K. Hulin and Smoke.

Saturday, June 28 -- Outdoors in the pavilion, LA Kids at 10 a.m. Watermelon contests start at 2 p.m., live entertainment with Cajun overtones -- Kevin Naquin and the Ossun Playboys, Waylon Thibodeaux, Greg Martinez and Delta Kings as well as Cajun comedian Murray Conque.
Indoors, there will be live music and magic. A "Watermelon Idol" show starts at 7 p.m.

On the carnival mid-way, bracelets will be sold for one price.
Thursday, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. -- $15
Friday, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. -- $18
Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. -- $15
Saturday, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. -- $18

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