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 45,000 visitors, will take place on August 16, 17 and 18, 2013 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 and vibrant 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, carnival rides and kidís 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.
Food, Street and Art Vendor deadlines have been extended to June 15! Get your applications in before you miss out!