2014 Hanover Tomato Festival

The 2014 Hanover Tomato Festival is presented by Hanover County, Virginia.  This is the 36th annual Creole Festival. 

Held annually on the 2nd Saturday in July, the Hanover Tomato Festival is a free, family-oriented event with live musical entertainment, rides, games, a petting zoo, over 200 vendors, delicious tomato dishes, the crowning of Little Miss and Tiny Miss Tomato, Hanover Tomatoes and much more.

2014  Hanover Tomato Festival - Information

The Hanover Tomato Festival is held every year in July. 

Following are the date, times and location of the 2014 Creole Tomato Festival.

FESTIVAL DATES: July 12,   2014 

TIME:  9:00 am to 4:00 pm


LOCATION:   8996 Pole Green Park Ln.
                         Mechanicsville, VA 23116   

For more information go to the Hanover Festival Website.

Hanover Tomato Festival Site

Mmmm!  Fried Green Tomatoes

Here's a Great Fried Green Tomato Recipe!

The 2014 HanoverTomato Festival is one of the most interesting Tomato Festivals in the country.

Celebrate Hanover's famous fruit at the 36th annual Hanover Tomato Festival. The event is held at beautiful Pole Green Park and is a traditional celebration to promote the Hanover Community and features the famous Hanover Tomato. .


Because of the proximity to Richmond, Virginia the 2014 Hanover Tomato Festival is very accessible.  

Flying in?  A rental car is necessary, but will open up the scope of your adventure. The drive from the airport is approx. 22 min. 


Stay right in Richmond or check out the outlying areas.  There are quality Hotels, guest houses and B&B's everywhere.  These are some of the best priced accommodations on highly rated hotels anywhere.  Be sure to check the hotel map to assure best proximity to the Festival.   

Things to Do!

Richmond, Virginia has attractions from Historical to Race Cars and beyond.

There's plenty of Music, Dinning and attractions to make a super weekender trip.  

You are only a 1 hour to 1 1/2 hour drive from the Festival and turning this Tomato Festival Trip into a week long Summer vacation. 

Before or after your Hanover Tomato Festival trip head on over to Newport News for the Chesapeake Bay experience.

Wait! it's JULY!  Why not spend the rest of the vacation chilling at one of the best beaches on the East Coast.   Finish off your trip at Virginia Beach.