Held annually on the 2nd Saturday in July, (Saturday July 9th, 2016). 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, Hanover Tomatoes and much more. Parking for this event is free as well. The festival is held rain or shine and runs from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and is held at beautiful
Pole Green Park. 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.
vendor page for 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.
At the festival, children can expect: rides, a petting zoo and free community partner booths highlighting activities and fun for all ages.
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.
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.