Held on Labor Day weekend since 1958

Milan Melon Festival

Thanks for a great  2023!

See you August 30 - September 2, 2024!

Melon Home Makeover Contest!

Our 3rd annual One in a Melon Home Makeover contest!

Update! We will have two winners this year. We will be judging for a CLASSY melon themed home/business and a WHIMSICAL themed home/business. This can be any home or business in the Milan area! ! We’re inviting all of you to show your spirit by decorating  the outside of your home in all things melon! The home with the most spirit will receive a gift basket including Milan and Melon Festival treasures!

Judging will take place Friday, September 1st and the winner will be announced via Facebook before kicking off the 2023 Milan Melon Festival!

Those who wish to participate please email us at milanmelonfestival@yahoo.com or message us on facebook @MilanMelonFestivalCommittee with your name, home address, and phone number. Details will be sent to you at that time.

Which home will be the “one in a melon”?

Home of Watermelon Sherbert & Cantaloupe Ice Cream

This frozen treat is only available at our festival!

Milan Melon Festival Queen

2023-2024 Queen - Victoria Metz

1st Attendant - Charlotte Gall

2nd Attendant - Madison Butler

3rd Attendant - Raylan Bolt

One of the oldest Road Races in Ohio

Recent results are available here.

2023 registration now open 

Celebrating 50 years this year!