After a two year, Covid-induced hiatus, the beloved Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival is back and better than ever. This year we're bringing the festival to the historic neighborhood of Cottontown in Columbia's bustling North Main District.
Festival Kick-Off Party and Silent Auction
Friday, July 22nd,
6 to 8 PM
Gardener's Outpost in Cottontown
1211 Franklin Street, Columbia SC 29201
Join us for a first-ever festival preview party and silent auction benefiting Sustainable Midlands from 6 to 8 PM on Friday, July 22nd. Enjoy gypsy jazz music by local musicians, drinks, tomato-inspired heavy hors d'oeuvres, guest speaker, and a sneak peak of the official festival map while you shop for a righteous cause. Ticket price includes admission to the festival.
11th Annual Palmetto Tasty Tomato Festival
Saturday, July 23rd,
11 AM to 4 PM
NoMa Warehouse + Indah Coffee + Sumter Street
2222 Sumter Street, Columbia SC 29201
Tasty Tomato Festival is BACK in the historic, community-driven neighborhood of Cottontown! Enjoy the cool indoors of NoMa Warehouse and Indah Coffee while things heat up with live music and plenty of vendors outside on Sumter Street. We're excited to bring back old favorites like tomato tasting, live music, kids activities, Maters Matter sustainability talks, loads of arts, farming, and environmental vendors, and more. Come hungry and thirsty! We'll be hosting a slew of food and drink vendors to keep your bellies full and thirst quenched all day.
Vendor Application Form
This form is for someone who is interested in having a vendor booth if they are
a farmer, arts/crafter, beer or food, commercial:
Sponsorship Package Opportunities
This is for interested parties, businesses, organizations, or other that would like to know more
about sponsorship perks by supporting the festival:
Homegrown Tasty Tomato Contest
Do you have a green thumb? Think you've what it takes to win? Enter your homegrown tomatoes using the link below. Winners will be announced during this year's festival.Enter the Contest
Volunteer for the Festival
We need your help to make Tasty Tomato Festival '22 a roaring success!
Fill out the form below or email us directly at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.