Los Banos Tomato Festival – Celebrating Everything Tomatoes

August 9, 2013

Los Banos Tomato Festival – Celebrating Everything Tomatoes
"The Tomato Capital of the World"- Los Banos processes over 4.5 million tons of tomatoes a year

LOS BANOS, CA -- a select group of the nation’s most premier food and tomato processors will play host to visitors at a world-class tomato celebration. Two exciting and fun-filled days for your entire family to celebrate the tomato and everything you can do with this amazing fruit. The third Annual Los Banos Tomato Festival will take place on October 5 and 6; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Los Banos Fairgrounds.

The Los Banos Tomato Festival is an opportunity to taste a variety of fresh Heirloom tomatoes paired with a variety of premier foods, wines, beers, margaritas and artisan creations. Professional chefs will showcase the finest local ingredients while giving hands-on cooking instructions. Festival-goers will be able to taste and create, while enjoying live music, local arts, crafts and vendors.

Saturday night the band BOSTYX, featuring David Victor from the band Boston, will be performing. BOSTYX pays tribute to the music and vibe of two American pop music icons BOSTON and STYX with a high-energy show that is sure to please rock ‘n roll lovers. Sunday afternoon we will feature Latin music on the big stage. Many Latin bands will be performing to wow the festival-goers as they enjoy fine foods, drinks and fun-in-the-sun.

Tickets are $6 for Adults, $5 for Seniors/Active Military, $2 for Children (6-12), and Children under five are FREE. Admission and concert tickets are available online or at the Chamber office. The Los Banos Fairgrounds is located at 403 F Street, Los Banos, California. For more information about the Los Banos Tomato Festival, please call 209-826-2495, email lbcofc@comcast.net, or visit www.lbtomatofestival.com.

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About the Los Banos Tomato Festival: The Los Banos Tomato Festival is a not-for-profit organization run by the Los Banos Chamber of Commerce. Its mission is to promote awareness and appreciation of the region's world-class tomato growers, tomato processing and agriculture and to help support community causes with festival proceeds. Mailing address: 503 J Street, Los Banos, CA 93635

California League Of Food Producers