Marion County Tomato Tasting Festival Information


Marion County Tomato Tasting information holds a Tomato Lovers Dream. Massive amounts of Heirloom tomatoes in a West Virginia Estate setting.

Marion County Tomato Tasting is Tomato Lovers Dream. Massive amounts of Heirloom Tomatoes in a West Virginia Estate setting.  The Tasting is in it's 6th year.

Does it get any better than this?   This wonderful event is brought to you by the Marion County Master Gardeners and the WVU Extension Service

Tomatoes, competition, taste testing: all here in Marion County and sponsored by Marion County Master Gardeners and WVU Extension Service.

With more than 60 types of tomatoes in nine competitions, these tomato people are serious about their fruit.

Tomato Varieties (all to sample):

·Heirloom

·Hybrid

·The other 58!

Categories:

·Tom Thumb- Small

·Standard- Medium

·MONSTER TOMATOES- Large

Competitions in each category:

·The BIGGEST

·The Best Tasting

·People’s Choice

Don’t forget about the mother of all MONSTER TOMATOES! From 8 a.m. – 10 a.m., entries will be accepted for Largest Tomato Ever (in Marion County this year)!

Just remember, it’s about more than tomatoes; it’s about competition, which is about winning… and sportsmanship. We might even see challengers from our neighboring counties! Do you think you can beat Ed Cheslock’s 2 POUND, 9 OUNCE tomato of 2011? Get ready to try!

Not crazy about competition? Come out to enjoy the Farmers Market. See great art from your local artisans. Shop at the various vendors, then rock your socks off with live entertainment


 Marion County Tomato Tasting Festival  Information

The  Marion County Tomato Tasting Festival is held every year in August, the peak of the Northwestern West Virginia Tomato  Season.  

Find out more  Marion County Tomato Tasting Festival by contacting
them via the Link below of on Facebook and learn more about:

FESTIVAL DATES, TIME, ADMISSION and LOCATION.



For more information go to the Marion County Website.

Marion County Tomato Tasting Festival Site


More! Marion County Tomato Tasting Information

Going!

Drive there!, Fly there,  Just get there!

The Marion County Tomato Tasting Festival is located 22 minutes from Morgantown WV and 1-1/2 hours from the Pittsburgh, Pa Airport

Flying in?  A rental car is necessary, but will open up the scope of your adventure.


Staying

No matter where you are coming from there are quality Hotels, guest houses and B&B's everywhere.  Staying in the Marion County or Morgantown area is the best choice. 

Both offer great accommodations.  Be sure to check the hotel map to assure best proximity to the Festival.   


Things to Do!

A trip in to the Marion County Tomato Tasting Festival opens up some interesting ideas for a weekender trip.  

The Morgantown / Fairmont area is great for a week long Summer adventure


Enjoy this Year's great selection of Tomato Festivals