GENEVA COUNTY, Ala. (WDHN) – Next Saturday the annual Tomato Festival will be taking over Slocomb, with a number of events leading up to the 18th!

Mayor Rob Hinson and Don White joined Wake Up Wiregrass to promote the festival as well as the surrounding events!

The festival will take place on Saturday, June 18th, with the parade kicking off the day at 8:30 in the morning.

Then the gates will open following the parade around 10 a.m. with the mayors welcome, the introduction of the queens.

Tickets are $15 dollars for adults, $5 dollars for children over five, any kids under are free!

A number of musical guests will be on hand at Centennial park including Dustin Herring, Shane Owens, Elvis On Stage, Doug Stone, and the main act, Colt Ford.

Leading up the 18th, the city is also hosting a number of events starting this Saturday!

On June 11th, the city invites you to a cornhole tournament at Centennial Park with the winner earning $500.

Then on the 15th, Jeff Chandler and the Byrd Family bands will be headlining a gospel sing and prayer event starting at 6:00 p.m.

Friday, the 17th, will be the festival kickoff featuring the Black and Gold Band and this night will be free to the public!

For more information you can visit the city’s website with more details here!