Reeds & Seeds

Join us on Tuesday, August 17th from 10 am until 1 pm for our Tenth Annual Reeds & Seeds Watermelon Festival

More than a century ago, our predecessor- The Shelter Haven Hotel- celebrated its launch with a watermelon-themed extravaganza. Fast forward to the present when locals and visitors alike are invited to gather for an afternoon of family-friendly fun at the Water Star Grille including watermelon-inspired activities and refreshments, live entertainment, and a whole lot of fun under the Stone Harbor sun. Signature events include…

Watermelon Eating Contest

Guests of all ages are invited to join in on the fun during a series of heats with exciting prizes to be awarded to the winner of each.
10:30 am 3 to 5 years
11 am 6 to 8 years
11:30 am 9 to 12 years
12:15 pm 13 to 17 years
12:30 pm Parents and Finalists
Prizes include Reeds Dining gift certificates

Reeds & Seeds King and Queen Contest

Children 12 and under are invited to enter the annual contest upon arrival by submitting their most creative response to the question, “Why would I like to be The Reeds King or Queen?” 

Too much fun is never enough!

Keep kids of all ages entertained with watermelon themed:
Games and Prizes
Treats and Refreshments
Crafts and Carvings
Cupcake Decorating 

“Kids” ages 21+ are invited to sip on watermelon cocktail specials at the Water Star Grille from 11 am – 5 pm