Cancelled - OBX Watermelon Festival

Jockey's Ridge Crossing
3933 S Croatan HWY
Nags Head, NC 27959
August 6, 2020
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Time: 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Price: Admission to the event is free, however participation in games and watermelon fun varies in price.

Celebrate summer with Kitty Hawk Kites and Food Lion to support the Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition at the 14th Annual OBX Watermelon Festival on Thursday, August 6 from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM at Kitty Hawk Kites in Nags Head.

Enjoy fun and interactive games and contests, food, tie-dye shirt making, arts and crafts activities, a climbing wall, TONS of watermelon fun and more. OBX Watermelon Festival is free for guests to attend; however, the purchase of tickets is required to play and eat! We will host a variety of competitions to challenge your friends and family or team up and take on other teams to win from a selection of awesome prizes!

Stop by and share in this summertime tradition with watermelon goodness generously provided by Food Lion. The OBX Watermelon Festival is a fun-for-all-ages fundraiser benefiting The Outer Banks Bicycle and Pedestrian Safety Coalition and features games, music, food, prizes, and, of course, lots of watermelons. Enjoy this timeless summer tradition and help keep OBX bicyclists and pedestrians safe!

Due to COVID -19, we are taking every necessary precaution to keep our guests and staff safe. We will have complimentary hand sanitizer and disinfectant available throughout the event along with encouraging good social distancing practices. Some activities and features have been revised from previous years.

As we continue to receive new information and guidance; events and schedules may change, visit for the most recent updates regarding activities and events. 

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