Miss Alexzandrea Schmidt
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Special Thanks!


Silver Sponsor:
City of Hempstead

T-Shirt Sponsors:
Edmonds Insurance &
Prosperity Bank


Special Thanks to
Modified Golf Carts

for the use of their carts
&
Foster Farms
for the use of their Gators

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Hempstead Chamber
of Commerce

The Chamber is temporarily located at 1116 Austin in the Hotline Press building.

P. O. Box 517
Hempstead, TX  77445
Phone: (979) 826-8217
Fax: (979) 826-3092

Email The Chamber

Map to Hempstead

20th Annual Watermelon Festival

Schedule of Events
July 18th & 19th 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Free Friday Night Street Dance
8:00 PM

The Southern Root Band

Sponsored By Effort Products & Edward Jones Investments

Free Saturday Night Street Dance
9:00 PM

The Josh Ward Band

Lawrence Marshall Dealerships & Precision Urethane

Download Event Schedule Here  =>  Watermelon Schedule

July 18th (evening)

-Carnival


-8:00 Free Street Dance featuring Josh Ward Band
     Sponsored by Lawrence Marshall Dealerships

July 19th
All Day Events:

Bar-B-Que Cook-off
Sponsored by Waller County Land & Trustmark Bank

Festival Dining Tent
Sponsored by The Hotline Press & Erick’s Mexican Restaurant

Car Show
Sponsored By – Cobra Electric & Wilson Express Trucking

Tractor Show
Sponsored by Foster Farms

Quilt Show
Sponsored by Dr. Harold Black

Cool Zone
Sponsored by Stewart Title

Carnival
Thursday & Friday nights and all day Saturday

Scheduled Events:

8:00 am – Community Worship Service
Hempstead Ministerial Alliance

9:30 am – Watermelon Festival Parade
Should be in the Downtown area by 10:00 am
Sponsored by Brookshire Brothers
Star Spangled Banner

10:30 am to 6:00 pm – Historical View in Urban Building
Sponsored by - Digital Life Productions & Character Council of Hempstead

11:00 am to 12:00 pm – Brazos Bottom Cowographers
Wild West Show

Sponsored by Otis Styers

11:00 am to 3:00 pm –Watermelon Carving Contest
(Bring your own already carved or carve one of ours.)
Sponsored by Flooring Discounters & Classic Events Catering

1:30 pm – Ice Cream Freeze Off
Sponsored by – Hank Dickerson Development

11:00 am to 3:00 pm –Watermelon Games
Sponsored by Waller County Feed & Fertilizer

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm – Daytime Entertainment
Sponsored by Waller Rustic Furniture & Waller County Chiropractic

1:30 pm – Watermelon Auction
Sponsored by DiIorio Farms & Roadside Market

3:00 pm – Watermelon Queen Coronation
Sponsored by Lawrence Marshall Dealerships & Creekside Nursery

4:30 pm to 5:30 pm - Brazos Bottom Cowographers
Wild West Show

Sponsored by Otis Styers

5:30 pm to 7:00 pm - Awards Ceremony

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm - Brazos Bottom Cowographers
Wild West Show

Sponsored by - Otis Styers

For more information call 979-826-6129 or email to info@hempsteadtxchamber.com

Hempstead Theatre will have Movies Showing on July 18th & 19th

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