Georgia Watermelon Association’s purpose is watermelon promotion from production to consumption. Promotions can vary from our watermelon queens making appearances and talking at functions, to providing informative links about watermelon and the watermelon industry and sharing interesting watermelon recipes with all of our fans.

Promotions, Advertising, Social Media, Television,
Billboards, Giving Back….
check it out!


GWA dedicated $90,000 to their 2016 Marketing Program


Click on the video clip below to see our
30 second commercial airing on Atlanta Braves Games
this summer!

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2016 Georgia’s Best Summertime Drink Contest a Huge Hit on Facebook!

The search for Georgia’s Best Summertime Drink contest was held
this summer and we received so many great recipes!  GWA partnered
with several different renowned bloggers to get participation for this
recipe contest!   Contestants were asked to create a summer time drink
recipe using Georgia watermelon.

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Congratulations winners!

1st Place in Family Friendly Category – Kelly Minyard

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Watermelon Honey Sweet Tea (with Balled Watermelon “Ice”)








1st Place in ’21 and Up’ – Beth Jenkins

Watermelon Mint Slush










Honorary Mention – Eric Wisham


Wisham’s Spicy Melon Cocktail












Up and down I-75, I-85 and other major highways –
the message of Georgia Watermelon is being shown!
Check out the design below.
Throughout July these billboards will be generating
thousands of impressions daily!

Click the image below to learn more!




Watermelon Queens

The Georgia Watermelon Queen Tour is part of the overall promotional effort of the Georgia Watermelon Association to increase sales. The Queen spends the year traveling to cities throughout Georgia and the nation, talking to people in supermarkets, at fairs and festivals, telling everyone about the nutritional benefits, and economical values of watermelon.

Watermelon Links

Georgia Watermelon Association provides links to National Watermelon sites and Watermelon Association Sites.

Watermelon Recipes

Georgia Watermelon Association has also comprised a list of watermelon recipes. We post seasonal favorites from time to time here so please check back frequently for new recipe postings. Each recipe contains detailed instructions on how to make it and the required ingredients.