The Oak Ridge Boys performance venue for the 40th Hope Watermelon Festival has been changed due to the threat of inclement weather. The show will go on, but on the stage of Hempstead Hall on the Campus of the University of Arkansas at Hope, 2500 South Main Street in Hope, Arkansas.
The highlight of the Hope Watermelon Festival for 2016 will be a performance by the Oak Ridge Boys on Saturday night, August 13, with very special guest, our very own 2016 Miss America, Betty Cantrell opening the show at 7:30 p.m.. The Oak Ridge Boys take the stage at 8:30 p.m.. The Hempstead Hall Box Office will open at 1:00 p.m.. Doors open at 6:00 p.m.. Limited tickets are still available, for information please call 870-722-8516.