Events

113th Annual Melon Days Festival

September 20-21, 2019 Melon Queen and Princess Pageants

The Pageants kick off the Melon Days Celebration each year. This year the pageants will be held the weekend prior to Melon Days.

Queen & Princess Pageant – June

The pageant will be held at the JWP Museum at 7:00 pm. Tickets can be purchased for $5 per ticket at the door.

The Green River Melon Days Queen Scholarship Pageant contestants must be between the ages of 15 and 24, reside, work or attend school in Green River for six months prior to the pageant, and be a legal resident of the United States. A contestant represents that she is of good moral character.

The Princess Pageant contestants must be between the ages of 4 – 14 and be a resident of Green River, Utah.

Melon Cruise Car Show

The car show will also be the weekend prior to Melon Days at OK Anderson City Park.

Saturday September 20, 2019. Melon Cruise 10:30am-3:00pm.

For more information on how to register contact Charlene (435) 813-2961 or meloncruise@gmail.com

3-Man Scramble Tournament

Friday, September 20th at 9:00 am
$225.00 per team (includes green fees and cart)

35% of combined handicaps
No more than 10 between partners
Max handicap 24
UGA or established handicap required
Call 435-564-8882 for more information

Melon Run

Saturday, September 20, 2019
Entry fee: $20
All runners will receive a Melon Run t-shirt.
Click to download Melon Run Entry Form MelonRun entry form.

Pancake Breakfast

The Young Men are doing their Pancake breakfast.

Location:
OK Anderson Park at the pavilion (in the middle of town)

When: Saturday, September 20 from 7:00 – 9:00 am

Please come and support the Young Men in their effort to raise money for camps and outdoor adventures!

Melon Days Parade

The parade will be on Saturday morning September 20th, starting on or around 10:00 am. The parade lineup will be at the City Maintenance Building (545 West Main) across from NAPA and will end at the Book Cliff Lodge (735 East Main). Please line up by 9:30 am.

We hope that you will come and join us. Download the parade application below. We look forward to having you there!

For parade applications click here Melon Days parade form.

Melon Queens and Princesses Perform

The Melon Queens and Princesses will perform their talents at the city park at noon on Saturday, September 20th.

Melon Days Fun Shoot

Saturday, September 20, 2019. Starting right after the parade.

Green River Shooting Range
For all adults and youth who are graduates of Hunters Education

One round of trap for $5. Shells not included.
3-Gun Shoot is free of charge.

For more information call Walt Maldonado at 435-820-8147

Sponsored by the City of Green River and Utah Division of Wildlife Resources

Softball Tournament

Men’s & Coed

September 20th-21st.

Entry Fee:
$275

Fields:
Field A: New Complex – No Lights
Field B: New Complex – Lights
Field C: City Park Field – Lights

Rules:
Teams must be registered.
Standard USSSA Rules Apply
Special rules will be posted at all fields.
Three game guarantee.
Games will be 7 innings or 1 hour which ever comes first

For questions and to register, contact Brandy Carter at utahsoftballfun@gmail.com or 801-573-3137.

Square Dancing

Friday, September 20th from 7:00 – 10:00 pm
Saturday, September 21st from 8:00 – 10:30 pm

$6 per person per dance
Raffle, door prizes and lots of fun

Contact: Richard & Rose Marie Van Dyke – 435-979-8434

Melon Games & Melon Carving Contest

Melons to be entered on the Melon Carving Contest must be at the Park City/Registration Booth by Saturday morning at 9:00 am. They will be judged by the people at the celebration voting for their favorite carving from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. The peoples choice winner will receive a cash prize.

Melon Games will take place in the park from 1:00 – 3:00 pm on the hour. There will be a melon spitting contest, melon eating contest, and a melon carry/three legged race contest. The winners of these contests will also receive a cash prize.

Concert: