The festival takes place July 17 and 18 at Mize City Park. Admission is $10.00 a day or $15.00 for a weekend pass. Armbands are good all day on the day of purchase and include the concerts. Proceeds benefit the Mize Volunteer Fire Department. For more details, visit www.mswatermelonfestival.com or call 601-733-2221 or 601-733-5647.