Event - Tomatomania!


It is free to attend the event and enjoy the produce tasting and select beverages. Prepared foods are sold via food tickets.

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A Tomato Lover's Festival!

Saturday, September 6th, 2014
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Free to attend at the Racine Store

A blind taste test of over
different tomato varieties,
including many "heirloom" types.

Vote for your favorites
and find out what varieties you chose. 

Door Prizes: Your tomato ballot serves as an entry for door prizes. You do not need to be present to win.


You can also sample 40 types of peppers!

Beer, Tequila and Wine Tasting: Offering a fabulous selection of samples of new wines such as Viniq, our best tequila: Camarena, Bloody Marys and 4 Brothers Blended Beers and Esser Beer. Full size beverages available for purchase. See below for details.

Free Advice - Plant Doctors: Master Gardeners from the University of Wisconsin-Extension Horticultural Program will answer all your garden questions.

Free Live music: Music will be provided by a local band, Wylde Thyme

With the purchase of food tickets, guests can also enjoy:
  • The "Salsa Center" has freshly prepared salsa, guacamole, and pico de galloTomatomania T-shirt

  • Our famous Caprese Bruschetta, Milaeger's microgreen vegetable pizzas, nachos, and mini BLT

  • Philip will be grilling brats and hot dogs on the Weber grill

  • Bottled Beer, Wine, Sangria, Bloody Marys and Margaritas will be sold by the glass

  • 4 Brothers Blended Beers, Wisconsin's only blended beer, and Esser beers will both be here

  • For even more options, the Java Garden Cafe' will be serving its regular menu plus specials created just for this event such as the microgreen pizzas

  • Contact us to purchase Tomatomania T-shirts for everyone attending. Available online and in stores.

Keving with CarrotsMilaeger's is offering a crop of vegetables for summer planting and autumn harvest. We are growing a great selection that you will not want to miss!

See Video from Tomatomania 2013

Photos from past Tomatomania events

Click here for the Tomato and Zucchini Recipe