5 things to know about the 2016 Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival in Atlanta

Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival. 1-5 p.m., Sunday, July 17. Park Tavern, 500 10th St., Atlanta. killertomatofest.com/

It's baaaaack -- Chef Ford Fry's JCT. Kitchen & Bar Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival is returning for the eighth year from 1-5 p.m. Sunday, July 17 at Park Tavern in Atlanta.

The event pairs more than 60 chefs and mixologists with local farmers to create a tomato-based dish and cocktail.

Here are some things to know before you go:

Which restaurants are participating?

  • 4th & Swift
  • AMER
  • Aria
  • Bacchanalia & Star Provisions
  • Bar Margot
  • Better Half
  • Chai Pani Restaurant Group
  • Cibo e Beve
  • Colletta
  • Cooks & Soldiers
  • Delia's Chicken Sausage Stand
  • Farm Burger
  • Fox Bros. Bar-B-Q,
  • Gunshow
  • Iberian Pig
  • King of Pops
  • KR Steakbar
  • Kyma
  • Local Three
  • La Tavola
  • Makan
  • Milton's Cuisine & Cocktails
  • Murphy's
  • Morningside Kitchen
  • Paces & Vine
  • Oak Steakhouse
  • One Eared Stag
  • Ormsbys
  • Saltyard
  • Serpas True Food
  • Seven Lamps
  • Sound Table
  • Taqueria del Sol
  • Venkman's
  • Watershed on Peachtree

Will there be anything to drink besides tomato-inspired cocktails?

Wild Heaven Craft Beers will serve cans of Emergency-Drinking Beer, Wise Blood IPA and White Blackbird Belgian-style saison.

What about entertainment?

Texas-based band The Spazmatics will play 80s classics.

How should I get there?

The Midtown MARTA stop is about a 10 minute walk to Park Tavern. There will be parking available next to Park Tavern and at Grady High School for a fee that will go to benefit the Atlanta Beltline. Atlanta Bike Coalition will provide a bike valet.

How much are tickets and how do I get them?

Tickets are $45 per person for general admission, $40 per person for Georgia Organics members and $100 per person for VIP, which allow for early entry at noon. Garnish and Gather admission is $70 per person and includes a tomato-themed meal kit. Ticket will be $55 per person at the door. You can purchase tickets here.