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Tomato Romp and Harvest Festival


Wisconsin’s only celebration dedicated to the mighty tomato, returns on September 14th on Milwaukee’s East Side in a day of eating, drinking and throwing tomatoes. In addition to America’s first Rotten Tomato Fight and the Best Bloody Mary Competition, East Side chefs are preparing special small plate tomato dishes as part of the new ‘Tomato Chomp’ Crawl to show off the food of area restaurants, in partnership with Milwaukee Food Tours. Other activities include the East Side Green Market with a special Tomato Edition at 10am, a tomato-inspired plein air art station on Farwell & North Ave, live music, costume contest and a procession of all tomato fighters led by the Samba Unit of the Wisconsin Conservatory of Music. The East Side Green Market Tomato Edition 10am-2pm. Tomato Chomp Crawl 11am-6pm. Best Bloody Mary Competition 11am-3pm.