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Stockdale’s Annual Watermelon Jubilee

First celebrated in 1937, the Stockdale Watermelon Jubilee is one of the oldest watermelon festivals in Texas. Generally the third weekend in June, the Jubilee is a refreshing slice of summer time fun. Come join us, we’re sure you’ll have a great time! All activities except the parade are held at the beautiful Stockdale City Park. The Chamber of Commerce is proud to organize and oversee this event, ensuring it remains a cherished tradition in Stockdale.

What to expect 

Friday night enjoy the carnival, food and craft vendors in the park, the Lester Meier Rodeo and an evening of live music with Braxton Keith & Slade Coulter!

Saturday starts off with a parade on Main Street at 10:00 am and then commences at the Stockdale City Park with a day of free activites, entertainment, food and shopping in the park. You’ll get to enjoy the conclusion of the Lester Meier Rodeo, more carnival fun and live music from The Good Ol’ Boys Reunion with Mo Bandy, Joe Stampley & Johnny Lee, The Urban Cowboy!

Saturday check in starts at 7:30 am at the Coach Jackson Tennis Courts, Judging will start at 9:00 am, the parade begins at 10:00 am.

For more information about the Jubilee please call Josh Heimann (830) 278-0801

Chamber of Commerce: PO Box 578, Stockdale, TX 78160

Jubilee 2024 Applications

For additional information from the Chamber of Commerce about the Watermelon Jubilee Vendor Application: CLICK HERE

2023

Jubilee Royalty

The Watermelon Jubilee has two sets of royalty. Queen Melone and her court is more formal while the Rodeo Queen and her court have a western theme. The coronation of Queen Melone dates back to 1937 and the Rodeo Queen dates back to 1962. Both courts represent Stockdale at various parades and other events.

Jubilee Court

Queen Melone LXXVIV

Queen Melone LXXVIV

Alena Vaughn

Jubilee Princess

Jubilee Princess

Holly Legard

Rodeo Court

Little Miss Stockdale

Little Miss Stockdale

Roxzan Legard

Miss Rodeo Stockdale

Miss Rodeo Stockdale

Brooke McDonald

Rodeo Princess

Rodeo Princess

Claire Reger

Little Miss Rodeo

Little Miss Rodeo

Dannii Reger

Little Mr. Rodeo

Little Mr. Rodeo

Ky Johnson