Other Attractions

9-Hole Putt-Putt
- Sponsored by TBD  -

Saturday, August 19th - All Day
Sunday, August 20th - 9am-5pm

State St. Inside the Festival Tent

Sick of the crowds?  Come play a FREE round of putt-putt golf.  Each of our nine holes is a unique experience, complete with tricky obstacles and fun theming!  So grab your friends and family and put your putting skills to the test!


Water Wars
- Sponsored by Kensington Woods Schools -

Saturday, August 19th - 9am-6pm
Sunday, August 20th - 9am-4pm

W. Grand River Ave. Near the Howell Carnegie Library

Water Wars is the ultimate way to cool off during the Howell Melon Festival.  It pits you and a friend against each other in an epic water balloon battle using two giant slingshots!  You are guaranteed to be cooled off!


Floatin' Down Grand River
- Sponsored by Village Manor Retirement of Hartland

Sunday, August 20th - 11aM-1pm

State St. Inside the Festival Tent

We’re going back to the good ole’ days of soda shops with these classic root beer floats served right on Grand River!  For $3 you can get a tasty root beer float in a signature Melon Festival mug that’s yours to keep!  These floats are sold on a first-come, first-served basis so be sure to come early!  Mugs are available in limited quantities.


Doggie Cooling Station
- Sponsored by TBD-

Saturday, August 19th - 10am-6pm
Sunday, August 20th - 10am-2pm

W. Grand River Near the Ultimate Air Dogs

Our canine friends needs to stay hydrated too so we're happy to announce the first-ever Melon Festival Doggie Station!  Here all dogs can cool off with a cold drink of water and a treat before heading back to the festival fun.  Check it out on W. Grand River near the Ultimate Air Dogs!


Mobile Gaming Unit
- Sponsored by TBD -

Saturday, August 19th - 9am-6pm
Sunday, August 20th - 9am-5pm

S. Michigan Ave.

Play your favorite video games on the big screen!  In the Mobile Gaming Unit, you can play Wii, PS3, & Xbox 360 games from stadium seating in a cool, climate-controlled environment!  Challenge your friends to all your favorite multiplayer games, right in the heart of the Howell Melon Festival.


Big Orange Chairs
- Sponsored by TBD -

Friday, August 18th - ALL DAY
Saturday, August 19th - ALL DAY
Sunday, August 20th - ALL DAY

Courthouse Lawn off of E. Grand River.

Always a popular selfie spot - our Big Orange Chairs are returning for another year at the Howell Melon Festival!  Be sure to stop by the Courthouse Lawn and take a picture!

 

Lego City
- Sponsored by 1st National Bank -

Saturday, August 19th - All day
Sunday, August 20th - 9am-4pm

W. Grand River Ave. near the Festival Tent

Come see one of the highlights of the festival!  Last year's Lego City was such a success that we're bringing it back for another year!  Come check out a bustling city built entirely of Legos!  This project was made entirely by the Michigan Lego Users Group.


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3-D Chalk Artist
- Sponsored by -

Saturday, August 19th - 9am-6pm

Corner of Grand River and Michigan Ave.

One of the biggest hits at last year’s festival is back!  Be sure to check out our 3-D Chalk artist at the four corners of Grand River and Michigan Ave!  He will be working on this year’s chalk drawing all day Saturday and the finished product will be out for all to see the entire  weekend!


Farmer's Market
- Presented by the Howell Area Chamber of Commerce -

Sunday, August 20th - 9am-2pm

E. Grand River Ave.

The Howell Farmer’s Market is always a fun local tradition.  The market features the finest in locally grown produce, bedding plants, flowers, 
homemade goods and crafts.  Come shop local and join in the fun Sunday morning! 


Info Booth/Volunteer Station
- Sponsored by TBD -

Saturday, August 19th - All day
Sunday, August 20th - All day

Corner of Grand River & Michigan Ave.

If you have any questions about the Howell Melon Festival, the Information Center at the Volunteer Station is the place to go.  Our Melon Festival experts will be standing by to answer your questions all weekend long so be sure to drop by.  If you are volunteering at the Howell Melon Festival, please stop by the Volunteer Tent to sign in.