HOOPER -- The annual Tomato Days celebration starts Saturday and winds down on Monday, Labor Day, marking the event's 88th year.
Festivities will begin at the Hooper City Park ball diamond at 7 a.m. Saturday with check-in and sign-up for the 5K Run/2K Walk to begin at 8 a.m.
Registration for the Junior Jackpot Rodeo will begin at
7 a.m. at the rodeo arena.
The rodeo begins at 8 a.m.
Other activities include a baby show and Miss Pink Tomato contest. Hooper Park will host entertainment on stage. Dinner for residents only will be provided by Hooper City from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Fireworks begin at dusk.
Activities Monday include a flag-raising ceremony at
7 a.m., a burrito breakfast from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m., a dog race at 11 a.m. and a rodeo at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. The parade starts at 9 a.m., at 5900 W. 5100 South.
A farmers market will be outside the park on the south side. Produce exhibit judging will begin at 9 a.m.
Judging for the Home Art's Exhibit will begin at 9 a.m. in the white LDS church building.
There will be games and rides for the kids at the park throughout the day.
Live entertainment will feature Ken Wellard, David Anderson, and the Johnson Creek Band.
For information, call the city office at 801-732-1064 or Lori Brinkerhoff at 801-985-0947.