From Bull-Riding to Barrel Racing, the Watermelon Festival Rodeo Returns
By Jefferson County Economic Developement
Posted: June 7, 2019
The Watermelon Festival Rodeo is taking place Friday and Saturday June 7th and 8th at the Jefferson Extension Arena. Come prepared for an energetic evening as events will include Barrel Racing, Bull-riding, Tie Down & Team Roping, Girls Breakaway Calf Roping, and Chute Dogging. Tickets may be purchased at the gate, however, only cash will be accepted. Ticket prices for adults are $12, child tickets are $7, and children under 5 are admitted free of charge.
Events begin at 8:00 P.M. on both Friday and Saturday evenings. You will not want to miss this exciting time!
The Tourist Development Council is headquartered in the Monticello-Jefferson Chamber of Commerce. Jefferson County is located between two large and exciting communities: Tallahassee, Florida and Thomasville, Georgia. Accessible by the Florida-Georgia Parkway, Interstate 10 and other major roads, Jefferson County is a small, quiet and relaxing community.