2021 Festival — 9:30am – 4:00pm

Grounds open at 9:30am

— Open Air Market with crafters, artists, and commercial vendors —
— Watermelon Midway with games for all ages include the Wheel of Watermelon! —
— Concession stand supported by the Pardeeville Lions Club —

It’s not too late to sign up for the art & craft fair! Click here to check out application and details.

Registration for championship events starts right away!

Watermelon Carving starts at 10:00am and all entries my be submitted by 12:00pm to be judged.

Speed Eating starts at 12:00pm at the end of the Pavilion

Seed Spitting starts at 1:00pm on the basketball court


Annual fall festival, held the first
Saturday after Labor Day, since 1968.


The Pardeeville Watermelon Festival is an annual fall festival held the first Saturday after Labor Day in September, hosted in beautiful Chandler Park. It is held in Pardeeville, WI, USA, home of the U.S. Watermelon Speed-Eating and Seed-Spitting Championships, Inc.For more information, please use the links above. This website will be changing more and more as we get closer to our event, so check back soon. For more immediate information, please contact us.