Friday, May 25, 2018 thru Sunday, May 27, 2018, Ellinger

The 82nd Annual May Tomato Festival includes a cookoff, $1 Dance with music by Black Cat Choir, gun raffle, special Vietnam Veteran ceremony, Round Top Brass Band, Cake Walk, Balloon Artist, Face Painting, and Silent Auction.

Friday thru Saturday – BBQ Cookoff

  • Friday – Chef’s Choice Competition
  • Saturday – BBQ Cookoff and Judging.  There will be gun and other raffles – ALL DAY


  • Dollar Dance (8 pm to midnight) – music by Black Cat Choir.  Admission is only $1.
  • There will be live auction during intermission


  • Grand Parade (starts at 10 am)  – sponsored by Peter’s BBQ.  Parade entries should check in at the Weimar Veterans Memorial Hall, 503 Park Drive between 9 am to 10 am.  Judging begins at 10 am.  For more informaton about parade, call William Koehl @ 979-968-3781.
  • A ceremony honoring Veterans and Active Military will follow the parade.
  • The Chamber Fried Chicken & Sausage Lunch is at 11 am (Adults  – $10, Children under 12 yrs – $5).
  • Entertainment by the Round Top Brass Band.
  • Tomato growing contest with cash prizes.
  • Live auction at 1 pm.

For festival information: Ellinger Chamber of Commerce website

For Sunday parade information: Parade Entry Form