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Dresden Melon Festival

The 7th annual Dresden Melon Festival will take place August 23 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, melon derby race, melon growing competition,  children's games, a wide selection of fresh food and beverages, and a great mix of gospel, 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

Events Dates:

8/23/2014 - 8/23/2014

Accepted Forms of Payment




Melon Derby

Winners of our first annual melon derby.

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