Howell Melon Festival 2015

Aug 14th — Aug 16th

Downtown Howell, Howell, MI 48843

(517) 546-0693

Howell Melon Festival Dates: 
August 14 – 16, 2015
August 19 – 21, 2016

The Howell Melon Festival, held in downtown Howell since 1960, is a great family-friendly Howell tradition, celebrating the famed, delicious cantaloupe grown only in Howell.  The 55th Annual Howell Melon Festival, which draws over 20,000 visitors, will take place on August 14, 15 and 16, 2015 and is hosted by the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority, the Howell Downtown Development Authority and the City of Howell.  A new footprint for the Festival allows the entire stretch of Grand River Avenue in downtown Howell to be closed and walkable for this dynamic weekend event.  New and traditional attractions are featured, including the Howell Melon Run, classic train rides, Melon Ice Cream, a classic car show, live entertainment and demonstrations, Doc May’s Commemorative Melon Ride, kids’ game area, delicious food and beverages, and over 200 sidewalk, art, and non-profit vendors! 

For more information, contact the Howell Area Parks & Recreation Authority at 517/546-0693 or by email at or visit our website at


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