DAILY FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

FRIDAY, AUGUST 17TH
5pm-11pm

5:00pm
Food Vendors Open
Located on N. Walnut St.

5:00pm
Howell Melon Run Packet-Pickup Begins
Located on State Street

5:00pm-11:00pm
Festival Tent Open
Located on State Street
Sponsored by Aberrant Ales

6:00pm-9:00pm
Melon Festival Kids Carnival
ocated on N. Walnut St. at The Hive

6:00pm-6:15pm
Melon Roll
Located on the corner of State and Clinton Street
Sponsored by Chem Trend

6:15pm-6:30pm
Tot Trot
Located on the corner of State and Clinton Street
Sponsored by Chem Trend

6:30pm-6:45pm
4th Annual Mascot Dash
Located on the corner of State and Clinton Street

6:45pm-7:00pm
1 Mile Fun Run
Located on the corner of State and Clinton Street
Sponsored by Chem Trend

7:00pm-9:00pm
41st Annual Melon Run 5K/10K
Located on the corner of State and Clinton Street
Sponsored by Chem Trend

7:00pm-9:00pm
Concert at the Courthouse
Located on The Howell Courthouse Lawn

8:30pm-10:30pm
Empty Canvas Musical Painting Performance
Located in the Festival Tent on State St.
Sponsored by Autolab of Howell

SATURDAY, AUGUST 18TH
9am-12am

7:00am-2:00pm
Melon Festival Bike Valet
Corner of State St. & Clinton St.
Sponsored by Hometown Bicycles

9:00am
Festival Begins
Downtown Howell

9:00am-11:00am
Doc May Memorial Melon Ride
Corner of State St. & Clinton St.
Sponsored by Hometown Bicycles

9:00am-5:00pm (judging at 5:00pm)
On-site registration ends at 3:00pm
Chalk Art Contest
N. Michigan Ave.
Sponsored by Howell Family Dentist

9:00am-6:00pm
Kids Melon Patch Fun & Games
Located on the Courthouse Lawn
Sponsored by Community Bible Church

10:00am-4:30pm
Friends of the Library Book Sale
Howell Carnegie Library

10:00am-2:00pm
Classic Car Show
Located on E. Grand River by the Historic Howell Theater
Sponsored by The Howell Historical Society

9:00am-9:00pm
Melon Festival Kids Carnival
Located on N. Walnut St. at The Hive

10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm, & 6:00pm
Historic Steam Train Rides
Sponsored by LOC Federal Credit Union & The Steam Railroading Institute

9:00am-7:00pm
Doggie Cooling Station
Located on W. Grand River
Sponsored by VCA Countryside Animal Hospital of Howell

10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, & 4:00pm
Ultimate Air Dog Canine Athletes Performances
Located on W. Grand River Ave.
Sponsored by Citizen's Insurance
Bleachers Sponsored by Pet Supplies Plus

11:00am-12:00am
Festival Tent Open
Located on State Street

1:00pm, 3:00pm, & 5:00pm
Animal Magic Performances
Located on the Howell Courthouse Lawn
Sponsored by Community Bible Church

7:00pm-9:00pm
Main Stage Concert - Featuring The Drew Hale Band!
Located on E. Grand River Ave. 
Sponsored by Spartan Toyota

9:00pm-11:00pm
Matt Gabriel Concert
Located on E. Grand River Ave.
Sponsored by Autolab of Howell

11:30pm
Festival Tent Last Call
Located on State Street

12:00am
Festival Tent Closes
Located on State Street


SUNDAY, AUGUST 19th
9am-5pm

9:00am
Festival Begins
Downtown Howell

9:00am-5:00pm
Melon Festival Kids’ Carnival
Located on N. Walnut St. at The Hive

9:00am-4:00pm
Farmer’s Market
Located on E. Grand River Ave.
Sponsored by the Howell Chamber of Commerce

9:00am-5:00pm
Doggie Cooling Station
Located on W. Grand River
VCA Countryside Animal Hospital of Howell

9:00am-5:00pm
Kids Melon Patch Fun & Games
Located on the Courthouse Lawn
Sponsored by Community Bible Church

10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, & 4:00pm
Historic Steam Train Rides
Sponsored by LOC Federal Credit Union & The Steam Railroading Institute

10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 3:00pm & 4:00pm
Ultimate Air Dog Canine Athletes Performances
Located on W. Grand River Ave.
Sponsored by Citizen's Insurance
Bleachers Sponsored by Pet Supplies Plus

11:00am-12:00pm
Community Bible Church, Church Service
Located at the Courthouse Amphitheater
Sponsored by Community Bible Church

11:00am, 1:00pm, & 3:00pm
Animal Magic Performances
Located on the Howell Courthouse Lawn
Sponsored by Community Bible Church

1:00pm (while supplies last)
Floatin’ Down Grand River
Located in the Festival Tent
Sponsored by Village Manor

5:00pm
Festival Ends
Downtown Howell

ALL WEEKEND Long Activities & Features (Saturday & Sunday)

10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm, & (6:00pm Saturday Only)
Historic Steam Train Rides
Sponsored by LOC Federal Credit Union & The Steam Railroading Institute

FRI 6:00pm-9:00pm, SAT 9:00am-9:00pm, & SUN 9:00am-5:00pm
Melon Festival Kids Carnival
Located on N. Walnut St. at The Hive

Baby Changing Station (Friday, Saturday, & Sunday)
Located on State St.
Sponsored by NorthRidge Church

Fine Arts & Crafts Vendors
Located on Grand River

Food & Street Vendors
Located on Grand River & Walnut

Melon Ice Cream (while supplies last)
Located on the Courthouse Lawn
Sponsored by the Howell Rotary Club

Big Orange Chairs
Located at Courthouse Lawn

Lego City
Located on Grand River
Sponsored by 1st National Bank of Howell

Water Wars
Located on N. Center St.
Sponsored by Kensington Woods Schools