Hanover Tomato Festival

Held annually on the 2nd Saturday in July, the Hanover Tomato Festival is a free, family-oriented event with live musical entertainment, rides, games, a petting zoo, over 200 vendors, delicious tomato dishes, the crowning of Little Miss and Tiny Miss Tomato, Hanover Tomatoes and much more. The event is held at beautiful  Pole Green Park and is a traditional celebration to promote the Hanover Community and features the famous Hanover Tomato. 


8996 Pole Green Park Ln.
Mechanicsville, VA 23116    Map It


The Tomato Festival is looking for artisans that want to highlight their unique craftsmanship and food vendors that want to present savory menu items.

Visit the vendor page  for participating vendors and information on how to become a vendor. 


The entertainment stage will have a full lineup of musicians, ceremony's and bands. The schedule will be highlighted so you can plan your visit and enjoy your day around fantastic entertainment performances. 

Children's Activities

At the festival, children can expect: rides, a petting zoo and free community partner booths highlighting activities and fun for all ages. 

Sponsor Recruitment

Browse the festival sponsorship  options and benefits. With a price-point investment for every budget and interest, there is a level for every sponsor to be involved.

Photos / Video

You can find a photo tour of the festival by visiting the Hanover Tomato Festival Facebook photo album. A video highlight tour of the festival is also available on the Parks and Recreation YouTube channel