Held annually on the 2nd Saturday in July, the Hanover Tomato Festival is a free, family-oriented event with Hanover Tomatoes, live musical entertainment, rides, games, a petting zoo, over 200 vendors, delicious tomato dishes, and much more. Parking for this event is free. The festival is held at beautiful Pole Green Park, rain or shine and runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. It's a traditional celebration to promote the Hanover Community and features the famous Hanover Tomato.
8996 Pole Green Park Ln.
Mechanicsville, VA 23116
The Tomato Festival showcases artisans that want to highlight their unique craftsmanship and food vendors that want to present savory menu items.
Visit the vendor page for the full list of fantastic artisan, commercial and food vendors that attended the 2016 festival! Use this convenient map to navigate around the festival.
Vendor registration for next year's event will open in December.
At the festival, children can expect: rides, games, a petting zoo and free activities and fun for all ages.
2016 Mater FUN Zone Vendors Include:
Thank you to our 2016 Hanover Tomato Festival Sponsors:
You can find a photo tour of the festival by visiting the
Hanover Tomato Festival Facebook photo album for 2015 and 2014. A video highlight tour of the festival is also available on the
Parks and Recreation YouTube channel.