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Annual Hampton Co. Watermelon Festival in full swing

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HAMPTON CO., SC (WTOC) -

The 71st annual Hampton County Watermelon Festival is underway. 

Festival events take place the week of June 22-30 and includes a Youth Parade, Taste of Hampton, Pet Show, 5K run, Watermelon Eating Contest, Watermelon Judging Contest, Arts and Crafts, Street Dance, Parade that stretches from Varnville to Hampton and of course, lots of refreshing watermelon. 

If you can't make it out to the parade Saturday morning, you can watch it live on WTOC-TV starting at 10 a.m. Due to the parade coverage, Busytown Mysteries 1 and 2 will be moved to 8 a.m. Saturday. 

For full details about the 2013 Hampton County Watermelon Festival including a full schedule of events, CLICK HERE.

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