40th annual Carytown Watermelon Festival returns Aug. 14

The 40th edition of this festival will be on Aug. 14th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The 40th edition of this festival will be on Aug. 14th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.(Carytown Watermelon festival)
Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 12:22 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 10, 2022 at 10:07 AM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - A Carytown favorite is set to return this summer.

The 40th edition of this festival will be on Aug. 14th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. in Carytown.

This year, there will be live music on several stages throughout the day.

Watermelon Bowls will be sold for $1 with proceeds benefitting the local Shriner’s.

The event will also close several streets in the area starting at 2 a.m. This includes West Cary Street from North Nansemond Street to Arthur Ashe Boulevard and several connected side streets.

For more information about the event, click here.

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