NC Watermelon Queen


Meet the 2019 NC Watermelon Queen

Watermelon Queen 2019 - Amy Arnold


Miss Amy Arnold was crowned as the 2019 North Carolina Watermelon Queen during the 38th Annual North Carolina Watermelon Association Convention held March 1-2, 2019 in Wrightsville Beach, NC.  


Amy is the 22 year old daughter of Andrew & Melinda Arnold of Washington, NCShe is a 2019 graduate of North Carolina State University with a degree in Horticultural Science.  Amy will begin work on her Masters Degree in Landscape Architecture in the College of Design at North Carolina State University in the fall of 2019.

She enjoys scuba diving, playing the violin, painting and volunteering with 4-H in her community.  She also enjoys hunting and fishing. She is a member of the NCSU Agri-Life Council, Agronomy Club and serves as a student advisor to the Dean of the College of Ag and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University.


As North Carolina Watermelon Queen, Amy will travel throughout North Carolina and the United States, serving as a spokesperson for the watermelon industry. Amy will hold the state title for one year and in February 2020 will represent North Carolina for the title of National Watermelon Queen at the National Watermelon Association Convention in Orlando, Florida.  

Queen's Schedule

If you would like to schedule the queen for an event please call or email:
Sharon Rogers - 336-583-9630

North Carolina Watermelon Association Convention

March 1-2, 2019
Wrightsville Beach, NC

Cooper River Bridge Marathon

April 4-6, 2019
Charleston, SC

National Watermelon Promotion Board Queen Training

April 12-14, 2019
Atlanta, GA

Food Lion - Grand Opening

May 1, 2019
Charlotte, NC

NCDA & CS Ag Dinner

May 8, 2019
Raleigh, NC

NC Welcome Center I-95

May 9, 2019
Pleasant Hill, NC

NC Welcome Center I-85

May 10, 2019
Norlina, NC

Got to Be NC Festival

May 17-19, 2019
Raleigh, NC

Washington Summer Festival

June 7-8, 2019
Washington, NC

Food Lion Thriller on the Griller

June 9, 2019
Beaufort, NC

Ingles - Grand Opening

June 12 - 13, 2019
Asheville, NC

Harris Teeter - Farmers Market Celebration

June 15, 2019
Charlotte, NC

NC FFA State Convention

June 19, 2019
Raleigh, NC

Food Lion - Grand Opening

June 26, 2019
Monroe, NC

Food Lion - Thriller on the Griller

June 29-30, 2019
Atlantic Beach & Emerald Isle

NC Legislature - Watermelon Day

July 9, 2019
Raleigh, NC

Charlotte Farmers Market

July 12, 2019
Charlotte, NC

Deans Farm Market Watermelon Day

July 13, 2019
Wilson, NC

Jackson Farming Co. - Farm Tour

July 16, 2019
Autryville, NC

Piedmont Triad Farmers Market

July 19, 2019
Greensboro, NC

NC Watermelon Festival

July 19-20, 2019
Fair Bluff, NC

Howell Farming Co. - Farm Tour

July 23, 2019
Goldsboro, NC

Raleigh Farmers Market

July 25, 2019
Raleigh, NC

Western NC Farmers Market

July 26, 2019
Asheville, NC

Mar Del Queen Tour

July 30 - Aug. 4, 2019

North Carolina Watermelon Festival

August 1-3, 2019
Murfreesboro, NC

NC Watermelon Festival

August 22-24, 2018
Winterville, NC

Food Lion Family Picnic

September 29, 2019
Salisbury, NC

Food Lion Grand Opening

October 16, 2019
Raleigh, NC

NC State Fair Grand Opening

October 18, 2019
Raleigh, NC

Marine Corp Marathon

October 26-27, 2019
Washington, DC

Ag Expo

December 6, 2019
Wilmington, NC

Be Our Next Watermelon Queen

Be The Next Watermelon Queen!

Would you like to be the next North Carolina Watermelon Queen?

The 2019 crown was presented to Miss Amy Arnold of Washington, during the pageant at the 38th Annual North Carolina Watermelon Association Convention, March 2019 at the Holiday Inn Sunspree in Wrightsville Beach, NC. - 2020 could be your turn!

The 39th North Carolina Watermelon Association Annual Convention and the North Carolina Watermelon Queen Scholarship Pageant will be held in March 13-15, 2020 at the Holiday Inn Sunspree in Wrightsville Beach.  If you are interested in participating in the pageant please contact Sharon Rogers by email or phone 336-583-9630 for all the details.  Application deadline is February 1, 2020.

Be The Next Watermelon Queen!

Contact us

Mailing Address:
PO Box 58220
Raleigh, NC 27658

Telephone: (919) 413-9544
Fax: (919) 882-8533