Amber Boykin was crowned the 2022 Florida Watermelon Queen on October 22, 2021, at the Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida. In February 2023, she will represent her home state of Florida and compete for the title of National Watermelon Queen in Asheville, North Carolina.
She attends Polk State College and will receive her Bachelor of Arts in Supervision and Management in Spring, 2022. Currently, Amber is employed with G.A.B.I.E., Great American Bus of Interactive Education, an interactive mobile field trip that travels to elementary schools educating the next generation on the importance of the agriculture industry.
Amber serves on several committees for the Hillsborough County Fair. She is also actively involved in AgVenture and the Hillsborough County Young Farmers and Ranchers Program.
Amber has traveled all over the nation as a competitive baton twirler and has represented the State of Florida. She enjoys working out, shopping, hunting, and fishing.
As Florida Watermelon Queen, Amber will travel throughout the United States and Canada, using her crown as a microphone to advocate for the Florida Watermelon industry. She looks forward to increasing public awareness and consumer knowledge on the importance of the industry.
Upcoming Queen Promotions
April 2 - “Color Run” – Arcadia
April 8 - 10 - NWPB Queen Training – Orlando
April 15 & 16 - Farm Tours – Immokalee
April 23 - Desoto County Queen Pageant – Arcadia
April 30 - Farmers Market Restaurant – Naples
May 5 - Cares Dinner – Live Oak
May 6 & 7 - St Augustine Wine and Food Festival – St Augustine
May 12 &13 - Farm Tours – Arcadia/Wauchula
May 20 - Sprouts Farmers Market Grand Opening – Apopka
May 21 - Newberry Watermelon Festival
June 2 & 3 - Farm Tours – North Florida
June 4 - Chiefland Watermelon Festival
For information regarding an appearance of the FWA Queen, please send inquiries to Debra Harrison, Promotions Coordinator
Please Email Debra Harrison at: