PA Live- In the Kitchen at the Tomato Festival!

By Jayne Ann Bugda |

Published 08/21 2014 02:25PM

Updated 08/21 2014 10:58PM

the Pittston Tomato Festival opens in downtown Pittston Thursday night - a tradition for more than 30 years!
  Jason Sabatelle from Sabatelle's Market in Pittston   shows us some of his festival favorites, and Lori Nocito  explains what the festival has to offer!

The 31st Annual Pittston Tomato Festival will be held in downtown Pittston Thursday, August 21st through Sunday, 24th, 2014.

Over fifty thousand people will attend the four-day event that has been touted as one of the best festivals in Northeastern Pennsylvania.

Delicious food, a variety of live entertainment, a parade, 5K run, games, rides, arts and crafts, bingo and of course home-grown Pittston tomatoes keep bringing an enthusiastic crowd to the festival year after year.

Don't miss the Tomato Fights, which will be held on Saturday, August 23rd at 1:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Cooper's on the Waterfront Restaurant, 304 Kennedy Blvd., Pittston. The entry fee is $8, which includes use of protective eye goggles. All proceeds will benefit local charities.

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