9th Annual Waverly Tomato Showdown

Mark your calendars and water your gardens! The 9th Annual Waverly Tomato Showdown at the Standard Deluxe will be Saturday, August 6, at 11 a.m. and is sponsored by Wickles Pickles.

Wickles Pickles presents the Annual Waverly Tomato Showdown--a regional tomato growing contest where locals enter their best homegrown tomatoes. Revelers enjoy our Famous BLT Bar while listening to live music on the Standard Deluxe stage. Art Vendors, Yard Games, and a Silent Auction are also all part of the scene. Proceeds benefit the Town of Waverly.

You can also follow the @WaverlyTomatoShowdown on Instagram to keep up with all of the latest updates!

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