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63rd Annual Tomato Festival

Our Lady of Prompt Succor Church & School invites St. Bernard Parish residents and visitors to celebrate a local delicacy and kick-off the Creole tomato season with delicious food including Raw and Grilled Oysters, Tomato-a-la-Chalmette, BBQ Shrimp, Jambalaya, Shrimp Fettuccini, Crawfish Fried Rice, Italian Sausage, Pizza, Funnel Cakes, Chicken Strips, Hamburgers, Hot Dogs, and much more. The weekend features live local entertainment, games, & rides. The annual Tomato Queen Pagaent and Baby Contests are held on the Saturday of the festival and a 5K race and Fun Run is held before the festival.


2320 Paris Road
Chalmette, LA 70043


Festival Website or (504) 271-2953

Musical Entertainment:

Friday, May 2nd (6:00pm to midnight)

Saturday, May3rd (11:30am til midnight)

Sunday, May 5th (11:30am til 10:00pm)

Amusement Rides:

P.O.P ride armbands will be available for $15 in advance and $20 on grounds (prices subject to change).

P.O.P Ride Schedule:

Friday 6:00 – 11:00

Saturday 12:00 – 5:00 and 6:00 – 11:00

Sunday 12:00 – 5:00 and 5:00 – 10:00

WEEKEND armbands will be available for $45 in advance and $50 on grounds (prices subject to change).

WEEKEND and P.O.P. armbands may be purchased in advance the week before the fair from 6:00 to 8:00pm on the blacktop near the gym.

Baby Contest:

The baby contest will take place on Saturday, May 4th, and is open to any child up to but not yet 6 years of age by the date of contest.

5K Race and Fun Run:

Date: Sunday, March 30, 2014

Tomato Queen Pageant:

The pageant is open to young ladies currently residing in Louisiana, who presently attend school and are between the ages of 13 – 16 for the Teen division and 17 – 21 for the Miss division. The cost of entry is $100. The pageant will be held during the Tomato Festival, in the school cafeteria on Saturday, May 3rd. Applications may be picked up at the school office and church rectory or downloaded from the school website www.olpsschool.org. Winning contestants will receive $150 cash prize, with Miss Queen receiving paid entry into the Queen of Queens’ Pageant.
Date:  Friday, May 2, 2014 - Sunday, May 4, 2014
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