(Often to referred to the locals as simply "the watermelon festival".)
Every July 4th Grand Bay holds a Watermelon Festival at the baseball park west of town. Much like a local fair, there are games and activities in addition to lots of free watermelon, provided by the farmers of the community.
Some of the most popular events are the "largest watermelon contest" and the watermelon seed spitting contest.
"Are you guys going to the Grand Bay Watermelon Festival this year?"
"I don't know...it's always so hot..."
"Yeah, but there's plenty of free watermelon to cool you down!"
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