Watermelon House

Tourist Attraction in Washington
1112 Q Street Northwest, Washington, DCOpen 24 hours
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Posted on Feb 16, 2019

The best way to catch a jump with everyone's feet off the ground employs the photo burst feature of the iPhone.

1. Aim as you would a regular photo hold down the photo button from “3-2-1 Jump!” until the jump is complete.

2. A BURST will appear as a single photo in your photo app except the u...

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Posted on Oct 31, 2018

Just a dot on a map but a memory that you will carry forever. Thank you for sharing your joy.

Posted on Oct 11, 2018

These days the ride home tends to end on a fun note. Hope your ride here does too. Jump instructions are on a photo here -- feel free to post here or tag our @watermelonjumps Instagram and we'll gladly repost. Most of all smile, have fun and share joy.

Posted on Aug 2, 2018

Hashtag your jump #watermelonjumps and they also appear in the @watermelonjumps feed then later in recap movies like this one. Truly FUN NO MATTER HOW YOU SLICE IT.

Posted on Jul 26, 2018

Blink and time zaps you! It was one year ago today, July 27, that the re-do of the Watermelon was completed. We hope every sighting is as juicy as that first! Thank you for the love and right backatcha.

Posted on Jul 12, 2018

The third video made here was by the group Cherry Bomb who flew out from Los Angeles to film for their song “Big Mad, Lil Mad”


a month ago
It's just a big watermelon painted on the side of the house but it you hold down your camera button on your smart phone and do 321 jump then you'll capture awesome pics of the jumping. Kids ages 6,5 and 3 thought it was really neat
- Kat K
8 months ago
So fun! A quick hop out of car put a smile on face and is one picture I will cherish from our trip to DC. What a great display of happiness! Generous and delightful, thank you for this ♡
- Amparo D
6 months ago
So fun! Took a couple of quick pictures in front of the mural. Quiet neighborhood.
- Simone K

Fun No Matter How You Slice It

#watermelonhouse #watermelonjumps #dckiwi Have fun!  Feel free to post your photos on Watermelonhouse Facebook Page.

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1112 Q Street Northwest
Washington, DC 20009

Business Hours

Mon:Open 24 hours
Tue:Open 24 hours
Wed:Open 24 hours
Thu:Open 24 hours
Fri:Open 24 hours
Sat:Open 24 hours
Sun:Open 24 hours