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Tomato Fest 2017!

TomatoFest 2017

Saturday - August 19, 2017

Noon - 5:00 pm

Tickets for this event are $10
~ Walk ups welcome ~

Only 400 Tickets Available - Order yours today!
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Location: Michigan Heirlooms - 209 E Wardlow Road, Highland, MI 48356

A celebration of America's favorite fruit - THE TOMATO!

Join us in celebrating our passion for growing, nurturing and enjoying the flavors of heirloom tomatoes, peppers and more.

VENDORS / LOCAL ARTISANS, LIVE MUSIC, COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS by professional chefs who will be preparing various dishes from ingredients straight from the garden, SEMINARS on various topics, GREENHOUSE and GARDEN TOURS and of course, TOMATO TASTING - featuring dozens of varieties including old standards, heirlooms, and everything in between!

There will also be a RAFFLE drawings and a TOMATO CONTEST with categories for 'Largest tomato', 'Odd Duck' and 'Most Fruit per Single Cluster'. 

Do you grow a special variety and would like to share it? SHOW US WHAT YOU'VE GOT - even if it's a single fruit!

Spend the day learning, eating and socializing with like-minded folks who share the same passion as you - growing your own food!

Spend an event-filled afternoon with fellow gardeners - the greatest people on earth!

Event will be held at Michigan Heirlooms - rain or shine!

11: 45 am : DOORS OPEN

Noon : COOKING DEMONSTRATION - Chef to be announced

1 pm : GARDEN SEMINAR - to be annouced

1:30 pm - COOKING DEMONSTRATION - Chef to be announced

2:30 pm : GARDEN SEMINAR - to be announced

3 pm: COOKING DEMONASTRATION - Chef to be announced

4 pm : GARDEN SEMINAR - to be announced


ALL DAY : Vendors / Local artisans, tomato tasting, BBQ vendor, live music, garden tours and the best part ... socializing with the best people on earth - gardeners!
Join in the sharing - BRING YOUR TOMATOES from your garden! Doesn't matter if it's one or twenty!

PARKING / HANDICAP ACCESS - The circle portion of the driveway, closest to the front of the house will remain open and accessible for drop off / pick up. However, there will be no parking allowed in this area.

BEVERAGES - Water and ice tea will be available throughout the day. Feel free to bring your own favorite!

PETS & CHILDREN - I love my Pug, but, please leave all fur-family members at home. Kids: Being situated next to the railroad tracks and having a large open field immediately behind the house, please, please watch your small children closely!

TomatoFest T-shirt (white)

TomatoFest t-shirt (khaki)


Get your Commemorative 2017 Tomato Fest T-shirt at the event!

These quality tees are 100% cotton, pre-shrunk and are 'vintage-styled', which is a cross between the standard box cut and form-fitting.

ORDER your t-shirts now, pick up at Tomato Fest.

Quickly becoming a cult classic, shirts sold out in 2015. Every years designs will be unique and only available at the event. Once the event is over - the shirts will be unavailable.

Can't make it this year? Have your shirts shipped to you via USPS!  A flat charge of $6.95 per address. Note: shirts will not ship until event time.

Add shipping to your order and your shirts will be shipped to the address you provide.


ONLY $15

There will be some amazing talent presenting this years seminars. Stay tuned. Stay tuned.