No event is more associated with Pittston than it’s world-famous Tomato Festival.
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 20th at 1:30 p.m. in the parking lot of Cooper’s on the Waterfront Restaurant, 304 Kennedy Blvd., Pittston. The entry fee is $10, which includes use of protective eye goggles. All proceeds will benefit local charities.