Water Valley officially sets new watermelon eating record
Published 4:59 pm Wednesday, June 24, 2020
- Contestants get ready to participate in a watermelon eating contest during the 50th annual Watermelon Carnival in Water Valley, Miss. on Saturday, August 3, 2019. Water Valley has unofficially broken the Guinness World Records mark for the Largest Watermelon-Eating Contest with 754 participants competing simultaneously, beating the record set last year in Safety Harbor, Fla, which had 259 participants. The evidence will be submitted to Guinness World Records for validation. (Bruce Newman, Oxford Eagle via AP)
By Jake Thompson
The City of Water Valley is officially the king of watermelons.
Word recently came down from the Guinness World Records office that …
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