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The Fairfield Main Street…
This year marks the 26th Annual Tomato Festival in downtown Fairfield. The festival is produced by the Fairfield Main Street Association and draws more than 25,000 visitors to Fairfield’s historic downtown. The Tomato Festival is the only free community event of its kind in the area.
Saturday, August 19 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, August 20 from 12:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Enjoy free tomato samples at the tasting tent at Jackson and Texas Street. Heirloom Tomatoes and other fresh produce will be available for purchase. Food vendors will feature a wide variety of tomato-related foods such as; fried green tomatoes, tomato jam, and tomato ice cream.
Back by popular demand is the VIP Wine, Food, and Brew experience at the beautiful Solano County Events Center. This exclusive event does require tickets, which are $45 in advance and $50 at the door. Tickets available at FairfieldMainStreet.com. Hosted by the Fairfield Suisun Chamber of Commerce.
The Carnival returns! Discount presell tickets available for $20 but will be $25 during the festival. Get your all-day wrist band in advance and save! Individual ride tickets also available. Don’t miss the First Responders’ vehicle displays and demos on Saturday and the Classic Car Show on Sunday. Car show entry information available on the website.
Back-to-back live music takes place on two stages. Enjoy performances from Mobility, Way Out West, Dalt Williams, Rhythm Method 4, Matt Applin & the Midnite Band, Roberta Donnay & the Prohibition Mob, Charly Wade Blues Band, Whiskey & Honey, DW Edwards, and Black Rock Project. Complete entertainment schedule is available at FairfieldMainStreet.com. Both stage areas will host beer, wine, Bloody Marys, and Margaritas for purchase. The Community Stage area features youth performances, tomato eating contests, and awards presentations.
New this year! Cooking contest on Saturday at Il Fiorello Olive Oil Company. Enter to win in four categories; sauce, soup, salad, and salsa. $10.00 entry fee will contribute to the cash prize awards. Entry forms and rules available at www.ilfiorello.com.