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Howell Melon Festival

August 18, 2017 - August 20, 2017

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 53rd Annual Howell Melon Festival, which draws over 25,000 visitorsand 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 fun-filled 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, kid’s inflatables and game area, delicious food and beverages, and over 200 sidewalk, art, and non-profit vendors!



August 18, 2017
August 20, 2017
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Downtown Howell
925 W Grand River Ave., Howell,
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(517) 546-0693