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Jacksonville: 32nd Annual Tomato Fest

June 11, 2016 (All day)
Tomato Fest - June 11 - Jacksonville

There's a week of activities celebrating Jacksonville's Tomato Fest, beginning June 6 - 12. June 6 & 7 Family First Corporate Dodgeball Tournament. Wednesday, June 8th Gospel Concert featuring Chordsmith. Can't miss the Murder Mystery Dinner on Thursday, June 9th. Limited tickets - $25 each. The Soccer Tournament will kick off on Friday evening, June 10th due to the number of teams fighting for the victory of the Tomato Fest Champion.
The BIG day is Saturday, June 11th. Activities kick off at 9 am packed with tons of tomato activities. Tomato Eating Contest, Tomato Peeling Contest, Salsa Contest, Tomato Packing Contest, Tomato Shoot and Best Home Grown Tomato Contest happening throughout the day. Other activities include 200 vendors, Entertainment, Art Exhibit, Kids Zone, Soccer Tournament, Tennis Tournament, Health Screening, Car and Motorcycle Show, Farmer's Market, $1000 Photo Contest, $500 Got Talent Contest, History Display, Tomato Shed Tour, and much more. 7 pm Chili's Street Dance featuring Ally Venable Band, Steve Carpenter and Reagan Johnson.
The final and new event added this year is a Ski Show on beautiful Lake Jacksonville.


  • Tomato Fest
  • Commerce and Austin Streets
  • 526 E. Commerce
  • Jacksonville, Texas
  • 75766



  • A majority of the events are free - check out the Chamber's website at for complete listing or call 903-586-2217 for details.