Do you love 🍅s? 40th annual Hanover Tomato Festival is Saturday!

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HANOVER COUNTY, Va. -- The 40th annual Hanover Tomato Festival kicks off Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Pole Green Park (8996 Pole Green Park Lane) in Mechanicsville.

The festival is presented in conjunction with Hanover Recreation and Parks and the Black Creek Volunteer Fire Department.

The festival begins with the Tomato-Palooza and there will be plenty of Hanover Tomatoes to sample and for sale.

The festival features delicious tomato dishes from food vendors, a salsa dancing demonstration, the Papa John’s 4K Pizza Run and Relay and entertainment with tomato-themed contests and live music from The Royal We.

Highlights for this year’s festival include live music from Addison Liming, Commonwealth Bluegrass Band and Susan Greenbaum, local artisan and agricultural vendors, delicious Hanover Tomatoes and specialty Hanover Tomato dishes and fun free children’s activities some with tomatoes.

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