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Coachella Watermelon Cooler

Jen Phanomrat

Fashion and hydration come together with a watermelon backpack.



  • 1 medium watermelon
  • 1 can lemonade concentrate
  • 3 cups soda water

Let's get Cooking...

  1. Slice off a small circle from the end of the watermelon. Keep this portion as it will later become our top.
  2. Scoop out the flesh and place in a blender along with the lemonade and mix until smooth. Pour back into the watermelon and add the soda water. Cut out a small circle in the lid for the straw and then secure the lid back on the watermelon using skewers. The ideal straw is clear PVC tubing in a 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch diameter.
  3. To rig the watermelon, hold the watermelon at your back and wrap Saran Wrap around your shoulders and over watermelon to secure. Loop the PVC tubing through the lid and up around the straps to the wearer's mouth.