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BBQ Cookoff at Hempstead Watermelon Fest

Hempstead Watermelon Festival & BBQ Cook Off TIME!!


For many years Hempstead, Texas has been home to the Watermelon Festival.  This year it will be held July 15 & 16, 2022.  Hempstead, Texas is the home of the watermelon and no one grows them as good as we do!  So come join the fun filled weekend in downtown Hempstead, Texas. 

Hempstead, Texas is located 50 miles Northwest of Houston and 100 miles east of Austin.

Parade, live entertainment, watermelon contest, food, vendors, kiddie rides, beer garden and much more.  A family friendly event.  Something for everyone.

FREE Admission

BBQ Cook Off:

$20,000 Cash & Prizes.    $250 Entry fee

Chicken:  12PM
Ribs:   1PM
Pork:   2PM
Brisket:   3PM

For more information, call Steven (281) 203-7066