Got props?

By far the most popular non-attached prop is a slice of watermelon. This requires planning and always brings a smile to our faces. Why the β€œnon-attached” distinction? Watermelon clothing (slippers, socks, flip flops, pants, sweats, hats, glasses and once a sock puppet πŸ’šπŸ’šπŸ’š) is the ...

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For 10 years we paid sparse attention to πŸ‰πŸ  social media. Until the reboot in May 2017, we did not know someone else held the Facebook "Watermelon House" location and a different person held the Google location (we have wrestled them back). On Instagram, πŸ‰πŸ‘ is held by Iwata Nakagawa who retu...

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Plenty of our 4-legged furriends happen along for their photo ops and selfies too. We see you!

The name of the mural colloquially is Watermelon House but the official title is more convoluted: WATERMELON HOUSE: The Search for Love in a Watermelon Rind.

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 β€œ3-2-1 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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a week ago
Love it!!!! Such a beautiful mural. My daughter loved it so much. The Location was safe even though it's by a neighborhood. Definitely recommended if visiting DC.
- Denzel D
3 months ago
Such a great spot to capture a fun photo! Definitely put on your list of places to drop by while in DC! Just a couple of blocks away from some great restaurants! Ps - google how this wall came to be! Love the spirit in which this was created!
- joyce b
a month ago
The watermelon and kiwi murals are such a sweet, carefree, free, fun, & whimsical addition to DC and so nice for people of all ages to enjoy :)
- Laura M

Fun No Matter How You Slice It

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

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