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Sacratomato returning Summer of 2017!

July is here — time to savor the tomato in Sacramento!

Get ready to savor the tomato when Midtown Sacramento’s Sutter District presents the fourth annual “Sacratomato Week” July 22-30, 2017.  For the third year running, the food-focused week will kick-off with a FREE family friendly festival that will take place on the grounds outside of Sutter’s Fort State Historic Park (SHP) on Saturday, July 22, from 5 to 9 p.m.

Presented by the Sutter District with support from the Midtown Association, many Sutter District bars and restaurants are participating in the week-long celebration of the Sacramento’s signature commodity with eats, drinks and even sweets including:  Barwest, Biba, Cafe Bernardo, Centro Cocina Mexicana, Harlow’s Restaurant & Nightclub, INK Eats & Drinks, Monkey Bar, Paragary’s and Red Rabbit Kitchen & Bar.

Sacratomato Festival — July 22 from 5 to 9 p.m.

To kick off the festive week, a large-scale family-friendly Sacratomato festival will take place outside on the grounds of Sutter’s Fort SHP.   The free Sacratomato Festival will include lots to see and do, such as the following:  an on-stage salsa making competition, lawn games, a hands-on “Tomato Patch” area for kids – with face painting, balloon creations and a grow-your-own tomato activity – tasty foods for sampling and/or sale by Sutter District restaurants and bars, cooking demonstrations by the area’s top chefs, Midtown Farmers Market vendors, entertaining live music by Simple Creation and Vince Vicarri, and much more!

Sacratomato Week — July 22-30

All week long the vibrant and engaging restaurants, bars and nightclubs located in Midtown’s Sutter District will celebrate Sacratomato week with tomato-themed menu options, drink specials and more.

The greater Sacramento community is invited to stroll through Midtown’s lively and eclectic Sutter District all week long visiting the local restaurants, bars and nightclubs to order and enjoy tomato-themed edibles and beverages bursting with the farm-fresh flavors that flourish in our agriculture-rich region.

Interested community members are encouraged to sign up for the salsa making competition that will be judged in a blind taste test by a panel of judges. All ingredients and materials will be provided although competitors are each allowed to bring three ingredients if desired.  Deadline to enter online is July 19 and the cost is $25 per person to participate.  The winner of the salsa making competition will win the coveted “Best Salsa in the Sutter District” title.

Salsa Competition Entree Form



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Salsa Competition Entree Form