The Peach and Melon Festival in De Leon, Texas

One of the oldest festivals in Texas.... By: Brandon Mangan For nearly one hundred years, the first week of August has meant the same thing in De Leon, Texas. For one, it means that thousands of pounds of watermelons are about to be devoured. Peaches too. There‚Äôs going to be a parade. Beauty pageants. Judging … Continue reading The Peach and Melon Festival in De Leon, Texas

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De Leon Peach and Melon Festival 2019 Theme Now Announced!

It's official! The theme for this year's festival is the Wizard of Oz! Be sure to swing by this small town for festivities August 6th-10th!

The History Of The Peach And Melon Festival

The Peach and Melon Festival By: Sierra Dyson            Originally called the Free Fall Fair, the Peach and Melon Festival takes place in De Leon, Texas, a small town located in Comanche County, the first full week in August. The festival originally began in 1914 only a month after the start of World War 1 … Continue reading The History Of The Peach And Melon Festival