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Luling, Texas: Watermelon Thump and Water Tower Team Field Report

Hwy 183, Luling, TX
North of I-10 along US 183. Water tower on the east side of town, just south of US-183 (E Pierce St), behind the police dept (1900 E Pierce St).
Festival end of June (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Watermelon Sights of Luling.

Watermelon Thump and Water Tower

Rural Texas town celebrates its watermelon industry with an annual festival and a year-'round majestic 'melon water tower. Report...

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Watermelon Thump and Water Tower

The Thump is the last weekend in June. It runs Thursday thru Sunday. The parade is on Saturday and is pretty well organized. The food and entertainment are good, but you have to eat at City Market (whether you are there for the Thump or not).

The speed spitting contests are fun to watch in The Spitway.

[Steve VanderMeulen, 09/21/2016]

Watermelon water tower.

Watermelon Thump and Water Tower

This attraction is just so Texas! Luling (pronounced Loo-Ling) is a small town, and the water tower is only 7 minutes off the highway. Best pictures can be taken behind the police station. The people there were very friendly, and I felt so at home when I was there!

[Ben Perdue, 08/18/2015]

Thump weekend at the water tower.

Watermelon Thump and Water Tower

We couldn't find a closer place to see the tower than the police station. There is a great fair the last weekend of June with tons of rides! Great for kids.

[Tina Folsom, 06/28/2010]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Oil Rig SculptureOil Rig Sculpture, Luling, TX - < 1 mi.
House of LightsHouse of Lights, Seguin, TX - 15 mi.
Gonzales Museum: Famous CannonGonzales Museum: Famous Cannon, Gonzales, TX - 16 mi.
In the region:
LBJ Museum, San Marcos, TX - 23 mi.

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