Friday Events

10 a.m. 6:30 p.m.
Used Book Sale (Howell Carnegie District Library)
Sponsored by the Friends of the Howell Carnegie District Library

3 p.m. 6 p.m.
Tours of the Historic Howell Train Depot Museum
Sponsored by the Howell Area Historical Society

3 p.m. 9 p.m.
Information Booth and Picnic Area (Courthouse Lawn)
Howell Melon Cart selling authentic Howell Melons & Melon Merchandise

3 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Melon Ice Cream (Courthouse Lawn)
Sponsored by the Howell Rotary Club   To pre-order, see order form here: Howell Melon Ice Cream Order Form
It wouldn't be Melon Festival without authentic Howell Melon Ice Cream. The Howell Rotary Club will be selling melon ice cream prepared by the MSU dairy, in single serving cups, and pints to take home.

5 p.m. 9 p.m.
Food Vendors (North and South Walnut Streets)

7 p.m. 11 p.m.
Festival Tent: Craft Beer and Wine Tastings plus entertainment (State Street)
Craft Beer, Wine Tasting and Live Entertainment on State Street

5 pm - 9 pm Photo Booth, Sponsored by Buffalo Wild Wings

5 pm - 7 pm  Samantha Parks

9 pm - 11 pm The Shawn Riley Band

4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Summer Reading Program Party (Howell Carnegie District Library)
End of the Summer Extravaganza, Sponsored by the Howell Carnegie Library and the Friends of Howell Carnegie Library

*FREE*   Moonwalk, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Rockwall Inflatable, Laser Tag (grade 4 and up), Sno Cones, Face Painting, Make-n-Take Craft, Bubble Wands, decorate the sidewalks with sidewalk chalk

5 p.m. 9 p.m.
Fine Art Show & Tours at the Opera House (Opera House)
Sponsored by the Livingston Arts Council

6 p.m. 9 p.m.
36TH Annual Howell Melon Run (Start and Finish Line at Clinton & State Streets)
Sponsored by Hubbell, Roth & Clark, Inc.; J.J. Jinkleheimer & Co.,; Dr. Steve Stilianos, DDS, Howell Family Densits;  Cleary University; Michigan Planners; Olinik Family McDonald's

6 p.m. - Melon Roll, ages 2 5
6:15 p.m. - Tot Trot, all ages
6:30 p.m. - Melon Dash, all ages
6:45 p.m. - 1 Mile Fun Run, all ages
7 p.m. - 5K and 10K Races, all ages
7 p.m. 9 p.m.


Concert at the Courthouse (Amphitheatre)
Sponsored by the Livingston Arts Council  Featuring: The Emerging Soul