The city of Schertz’s Parks & Recreation Department is hosting a National Watermelon Day celebration at Pickrell Park pool.

The event will include watermelons floating in the pool, a watermelon drop contest and other watermelon-themed activities.

Festivities will be from 5-7 p.m. at 701 Oak St., Schertz. All ages are welcome. The event is included with the $3 general admission.

For more information, call 210-419-9439. Participants should register online.