National Watermelon Day

National Watermelon Day

Make National Watermelon Day extra sweet - enjoy a refreshing watermelon-based cocktail, snack on some watermelon slices, and find the perfect summer outfit!
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When it is?
August 3
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Celebrate National Watermelon Day on August 3rd with a juicy, sweet slice of this iconic summer fruit! Watermelons have been around since ancient times, enjoying a long and varied history. They've been enjoyed by kings and commoners alike, in Egypt, Greece and Rome. They were such an important part of the diet that they were even used as currency in some places! As well as being incredibly tasty, watermelons are packed full of essential vitamins and minerals to help keep us healthy.

History of National Watermelon Day

National Watermelon Day Timeline

January 2012
Co-founder Dan finishes the economics degree he promised his mum he’d complete, only to never use it and start his own clothing business (love you mum).
Co-founder Dan finishes the economics degree he promised his mum he’d complete, only to never use it and start his own clothing business (love you mum).

How to Celebrate National Watermelon Day

<div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">1. </span>Make watermelon ice cream</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Nothing screams summertime like a cold and creamy bowl of watermelon ice cream. Blend together fresh diced watermelon, Greek yogurt, honey, heavy cream and a pinch of sea salt to make your own homemade ice cream.</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">2. </span>Host a watermelon seed spitting contest</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Step out in the backyard and host a watermelon seed spitting contest. It's one of the most popular summertime activities that the whole family can enjoy.</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">3. </span>Organize a watermelon eating competition</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Who can eat the most wedges of watermelon in five minutes? This is a great way to get friends together for some good old fashioned fun.</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">4. </span>Have a picnic with watermelon dishes</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Take your celebration outdoors with a picnic. Prepare all kinds of dishes featuring watermelons such as salads, sandwiches, drinks, and desserts—the possibilities are endless!</p></div><div id="" class="celebrate-item"><h3 id="" class="celebrate-title"><span class="celebrate-number">5. </span>Throw a watermelon party</h3><p id="" class="celebrate-text">Invite family and friends over for an epic National Watermelon Day party. Make it a potluck so everyone can contribute their favorite watermelon dishes. Don't forget to bring out the karaoke machine so you can all sing along to 'Watermelon Sugar' by Harry Styles!</p></div>

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