You already know the DC State Fair is September 28th at Barracks Row Fall Festival. But did you know that the Tastiest Tomato competition is held earlier, on August 24th? That’s right, start looking in your gardens this week and pick out your favorite tomatoes to bring to the contest. It’s the peak of tomato season, and we all want to know: who’s got the best tomato in DC?
DC State Fair Tastiest Tomato Contest
Saturday, August 24
At Aya Community Market
900 4th Street SW (I and 4th Streets)
2 blocks from Waterfront Metro (Green line)
To enter, bring 2 samples of your best D.C.-grown tomato by 11 a.m.
Open to all D.C. residents.
Prizes! Ribbons! Bragging rights!