Tomato Show Parade


Director in Charge: Mike Smith

Fredericktown Tomato Show Parade
September 12, 2020 at 12:30 p.m.

The theme for The Fredericktown Tomato Show Parade is “The Places You’ll Go”. The parade will begin at 12:30 p.m. The 1.7 mile parade route will be as follows: Police Dept (the old Dana) down Miami Avenue, then north (right) on Columbus Road, to Main Street. Parade turns right on Main and returns to Police Department.

Plaques will be awarded to the first place winners in the following 18 categories:
Please note: to be eligible for judging you must select a category when submitting your entry)

  1. Best Commercial Entry
  2. Most Humorous Entry or Float
  3. Best Costumed Entry or Float
  4. Best Organizational Entry or Float
  5. Best Youth Entry or Float
  6. Best Horse Drawn Entry
  7. Best Pony Drawn Entry
  8. Best Mounted Entry
  9. Best Senior Adult Entry
  10. Best Antique Car Entry
  11. Best Antique Implement Entry
  12. Judges Award
  13. Best Parade Theme Entry
  14. Best Classic Car Entry
  15. Best Walking Entry
  16. Best Children’s Entry
  17. Best Novelty Entry
  18. Best Professional Entry

In addition a “Mayor’s Award” (for outstanding entry) will be chosen from the top winner from one of the above entries, regardless of category. Each entrant will receive a participation award. Judging by the All-American Judges Association. Judging will begin at 9:30 a.m. and will end promptly at 11:00 a.m.  in the judging area at the Police Department on South Main Street where the parade will form.  We advise you to arrive early, as judging will end promptly at 11:00 a.m. – NO EXCEPTIONS!! ** This is a family oriented parade, so please use good judgement when designing your entry.

The Fredericktown Tomato Show Board of Directors reserves the right to refuse entry into the parade.

Parade Registration Form

Fredericktown Tomato Show | Description


The Fredericktown Tomato Show is an annual event that takes place in Fredericktown, Ohio the first Wednesday through Saturday after Labor Day.

Fredericktown Tomato Show | Fredericktown, OH Location


Fredericktown, Ohio is located north of Mount Vernon in northwestern Knox County, just 10 miles east of Interstate 71 on State Route 95. Click here to see the full map.

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