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Dresden Melon Festival

The 8th annual Dresden Melon Festival will take place August 8 on the banks of the beautiful Muskingum River in southeast Ohio.  This event celebrates the area's rich melon-growing heritage with family-oriented activities, including a 5K race/children's run, fishing tournament, tractor pull, cruise-in, craft vendors,petting zoo, painting classes, melon derby race, melon growing competition,  children's games, a wide selection of fresh food and beverages, and a great mix of  classic rock and country bands performing throughout the day.  We invite you to come experience the beauty of Muskingum County's rolling hills and scenic waterways for a family friendly day of fun!

St. Rt. 208 and Muskingum Ave.

Dresden, Ohio 43821

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Local Number: 740-754-3151

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Saturday: 9:00 AM - 10:30 PM

Special Hours:




All: 1.00 - 2.00
$2.00 after 4:00pm

Events Dates:

8/8/2015 - 8/8/2015

Accepted Forms of Payment




Melon Derby

Winners of our first annual melon derby.

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