See for yourself why German farmers who started this small Warren County community shipped thousands of pounds of cantaloupes all across the country in the early 1900s — even to the Waldorf Astoria in New York City and the White House. This festival brings melon fans to Ridgeway to celebrate — and eat lots of — the northern Piedmont’s famous vine-ripened fruit. Sink your teeth into this delicacy, and find out what all the sweet talk is about.
Ridgeway Cantaloupe Festival
Ridgeway , NC , 27570, US
This story was published on Jun 27, 2022