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Tomato Fest

For one week in June, Jacksonville becomes "Tomatoville." One of the most popular events of the festival is the tomato-eating contest, where local celebrities fight to be the champion tomato eater. Additional events include the dodgeball tournament and five blocks of vendors, food, fried green tomatoes, a salsa contest, and many more tomato-centric events. Don't miss the tomato farm-to-table dinner, where dinner is made with fresh, homegrown food from local farmers.

When:

June 7-12

Where:

Downtown Jacksonville JACKSONVILLE, Texas

More Information:

Phone: 903-586-2217

Website: jacksonvilletexas.com/tomato-fest

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