Killingly's Great Tomato Festival

September 14th, 9 am - 2 pm in Davis Park


Killingly’s Great Tomato Festival is a community event stuffed with exciting events like a Parade, Fire Truck Pull, Farmer’s Market, Craft Fair, among others!


Killingly’s Great Tomato Festival is being held on Saturday, September 14th, 2018 starting at 9am.


Everyone’s welcome to be part of this great family-friendly event! There are events for kids of all ages!

Our Town Parade!

Kicking off at 10:30 am!

Farmer's Market and Contests

From 9 am – 2pm in Davis Park.

Schedule of Events


9:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Farmers’ Market and a Tomato Sampling Tent (Tent 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM)

9:00 AM to 1:30 PM – Guess the Tomatoes in the Jar!

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Children’s Activity Tent – Arts, Crafts, Fun and Games!

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM – High School Art Show Displayed – Featuring the “Great Tomato”

10:30AM – Great Tomato Parade!

11:00 AM – Home Grown Tomato Contest – Bring us your Largest and/or Most Ugly Tomatoes!

11:30 AM to 1:00 PM – Chili Contest Tasting / People’s Choice Award – Come cast your vote!

12:15 PM – Tomato Hat Parade & Contest (AG COMM information booth)


9:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Arts and Crafts – Support your local artisans!

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Frito-Lay’s Community Day!  More Activities – More fun!

9:00 AM to 2:00 PM – Food Booths, Food Trucks & Local Restaurants! Food – Glorious Food!

9:30 AM to 10:15 AM – Demonstration by Danielson Martial Arts Academy – Front of Gazebo

9:30 AM – Inaugural Tomato Festival Cycling Rides – Be part of the Parade, then ride off onto the routes!

10:30 AM – Great Tomato Parade – Fire Truck Pull immediately following the Parade!

12:30 PM – Tomato Festival Cornhole Tournament – limited to 16 teams – so sign up early!


11:00 AM – Bill Somers

12:00 PM – Julie Williams Band

                1:00 PM – Billy Harpin Band