32nd Annual Tomato Festival

Jacksonville, Texas- It’s about to be “tomato time” in Jacksonville! This year the City of Jacksonville will celebrate the 32nd 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 … Read More

Tomato Fest Street Dance Slated Saturday, June 13th at Chili’s

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 … Read More

Jacksonville, TX Wins Tomato Throwdown

2015 Tomato ThrowdownJacksonville, 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 … Read More

How Many Tomatoes Can You Eat at Tomato Fest?

Jacksonville, Texas-  In just 3 short minutes the 2015 Tomato Eating Champion will be announced during the 31st Annual Tomato Fest.  This eating ordeal is one of many events that will take place on Saturday, June 13th in downtown Jacksonville.… Read More

29th Annual Tomato Festival Kicks Off Saturday

29th Annual Tomato Festival Kicks Off Saturday

JACKSONVILLE- It’s about to be “tomato time” in Jacksonville! This year the City of Jacksonville will celebrate the 29th Annual Tomato Festival this Saturday. Jacksonville has been producing tomatoes for the commercial market in the State of Texas for over a century, since … Read More