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Hanover Tomato Festival

Saturday, Jul 13, 2019 at 9:00am

Pole Green Park
8996 Pole Green Park Lane
Mechanicsville, VA 23116

A celebration of Hanover County's famous fruit since 1978. Hanover County invites visitors and vendors alike to come and enjoy this "uniquely Hanover" event.

Delicious Hanover Tomato cuisine, over 150 artisan and local business vendors, Live musical entertainment, a MaterFUN play area for children featuring face painting, inflatables, rides and the Best Dressed Tomato Contest. This festival is a free outdoor, family and pet friendly event. Be sure to visit the Bow-Wow Beach pet cooling station if you decide to bring your pet to the event.

Bow Wow Beach

This popular "cooling station", geared for our four-legged attendees, is sponsored by Friends of Hanover Dog Parks. To find this attraction...look for Bow Wow Beach on the event map. Owners please be reminded, all pets must be on a secure leash while attending the festival.

MaterFUN Zone (for ages 12 & under)

The MaterFUN Zone is designed for our younger event attendees and features creative tomato-fun from the Best Dressed Tomato Contest to the Tomato Walk.

Hanover Tomato Cuisine

Fried green tomatoes, Hanover Tomato pie, tomato po-boy, tomato tacos, tomato burger, fried tomato chips, tomato wraps, salsa and so much more.... this is a just a sampling of the delicious Hanover Tomato items that have been available at the event.

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