2014 Dates: August 15, 16 & 17
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 Mayís Commemorative Melon Ride, kidís inflatables and 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 ext. 7704 or by email at email@example.com.