Newberry residence celebrated the 78th Watermelon Festival

Newberry celebrated the 78th Newberry Watermelon Festival with a parade, beauty pageant, and more.
Published: May. 20, 2023 at 7:21 PM EDT
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NEWBERRY, Fla. (WCJB) - Newberry residents got the chance to celebrate a sweet treat during the 78th Newberry Watermelon Festival.

City officials say the fest is an important tradition in the area.

It featured a variety of activities, including a parade and a beauty pageant.

Residents also got to indulge their sweet tooth, getting a variety of treats including watermelon.

Tori Mills was deemed a beauty pageant queen.

Mills will have duties representing the city and the festival all year long.

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