Celebrate the sweetest festival in town at Harbes Family Farm and Vineyard’s annual Watermelon Festival.
There will be a free fun-filled watermelon eating contests for all ages! Farmer Fred will be emceeing what has become one of Harbes Farm & Vineyard’s most anticipated summer events. They’ll be holding three contests daily in our courtyard area. Seating is limited so be sure to arrive early!
Farmer Fred will be hosting exciting watermelon games for the kids throughout the day! They’ll have tons of fun taking part in the watermelon rolling races and seed spitting challenges. Mom and dad will have fun cheering them on. Free live music will be available to enjoy in the courtyard/picnic area both days from 1-5pm. Singer-songwriter and fingerstyle guitarist Rob Bruey will be playing on Saturday. They’ll have the popular Como Brothers returning on Sunday.
Harbes Barnyard Adventure is an eight-acre, family-friendly experience for all ages. The Barnyard includes a Singing Hayride tour of the 100-acre farm, our famous pig races and hosted children’s activities with Farmer Fred throughout the day. There’s also farm animals, “Jumbo Jumpers” bounce pillows, a Sports Zone with baseball, football and basketball tossing games, “Lil’ Farmers PlayLand” filled with lots of fun activities for preschoolers, a trike track, musical chicken show, goat mountain slide, goat bridge, and much more.
Harbes Wine Barn, located behind the main farmstand, is a wine lover’s oasis! In their 100 year-old renovated potato barn, they offer tastings of their award-winning wines and or wine by the glass or bottle. There’s a rustic ambiance inside or you can enjoy your wine outside under an umbrella on our patio.