Doc May's Memorial Melon Ride
Slow it down, and enjoy a 15-mile ride through historic neighborhoods, the McPherson Park Bike Path, Crosstown Trail, Howell City Park and Lake View Cemetery. This ride has become a Howell Melon Festival Tradition and is our way of celebrating the life of Doctor Pat May. The ride ends back at the Livingston County Courthouse for the post-ride, Howell Melon and Ice Cream.
40th Annual Howell Melon Run
Join the community tradition of the 40th Annual Howell Melon Run on August 18th. This is one of the most scenic and beautiful run/walks through residential streets, historic Lakeview Cemetery, and Howell City Park. The race starts and finishes in downtown Howell. On-site registrations, post-race awards, and refreshments will all take place on State Street. Bring the whole family to enjoy all the special events including the Melon Roll, 1/4 Mile Tot Trot, Mascot Dash, One Mile Fun Run/Walk, 5K, and 10K. A security area will be provided for all runners during the race. The course is certified by USA Track & Field.
57th Annual Howell Melon Festival
Rise & Shine, it's Melon Festival Time! The Howell Melon Festival is a 57 year old community tradition and home to a multitude of amazing events and entertainment like the Annual Howell Melon Run, live music, delicious food, and so much more!