Plantation Trace / Dawson

Mark's Melon Patch

8580 Albany Hwy.
Dawson, GA 39842

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Just outside of Sasser, Georgia, is the famous roadside fruit stand known as Mark's Melon Patch. For the past 35 years, families from across the state and country have visited the Highway 82 roadside stand for their delicious fresh fruits and vegetables. But it hasn't stopped there. Mark's also sells luscious jellies, jams, preserves, syrups, pickled vegetables, pecans, peanuts, BBQ sauces, candies and many more delightful foods. Pumpkins, cantaloupes, watermelons, peanuts, strawberries, Vidalia onions, butter beans, and other fresh produce. Halloween fall festival with hayrides, corn maze, sunflowers, and other family fun attractions. 

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Monday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Tuesday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Wednesday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Thursday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Friday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM
    Saturday: 8:00AM - 7:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Fee $0.00

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Parking on Site, Picnic Area, Public Restrooms

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Open Year 'Round, Outdoor Location

    Group Amenities


    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


  • Fall Fun at Mark's Melon Patch

    Fall Fun at Mark's Melon Patch

    09/27/2016 - 10/29/2016

    Come visit Mark's Melon Patch for Music Weekends, hayrides, face painting and thousands of pumpkins! We have fun activities for kids; check out our Corn Maze, Corn Barn, Cotton Barn and Jump Castles! Play on our newly expanded playground with attractions! The corn maze will open the last weekend of September through the end of November! Our Corn Maze Flashlight Nights will include roasting marshmallows and making s'mores over our fire pits! 

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