Jacksonville, Texas- Chili’s is the place to be Saturday, June 13, as they host the 10th Annual Tomato Fest Street Dance. Boogie Butt Productions will provide the entertainment this year featuring Reagan Johnson, Group Therapy and Lady Chazz & the Tramps. Come join the FREE fun beginning at 7pm this Saturday.
Jacksonville, Texas- Jacksonville, Texas takes the second consecutive title, KTBS 3 Tomato Throwdown Champion. Peggy Renfro, President-Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce challenged two communities who also have a Tomato Fest, Crystal Springs, MS and Warren, AR. Both communities were up for the challenge which was hosted by KTBS TV station in Shreveport, LA.
28th Annual Tomato Festival
JACKSONVILLE- It’s about to be “tomato time” in Jacksonville! This year the City of Jacksonville will celebrate the 28th Annual Tomato Festival this June. Jacksonville has been producing tomatoes for the commercial market in the State of Texas for over a century, since 1897. Tomatoes became the primary crop until the 1950s. During this time, Jacksonville earned the title “Tomato Capital of the World.”