Grainger Co. Tomato Festival celebrating 26th year


The 26th annual Grainger County Tomato Festival was held last weekend.

This year's festival featured shopping, locally made art, live music, fresh produce, games for children and a performance by Trace Adkins.

The Grainger County Tomato Festival was organized in 1992 to promote the world famous Grainger County Tomatoes. The mission of the festival is to promote all Grainger County agricultural products, specifically the Grainger County Tomato, and to promote the many local artists, authors, talent, and craftsmen in the area. Over the years they have added a number of special events making the festival one of the largest free festivals in East Tennessee and has been named by Parade magazine as one of the top ten festivals in the USA.

Source: WATE

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Published July 31, 2018