Leamington, Ontario, Canada: Giant Tomato Welcome Center

The town's tourist welcome centre is shaped like a juicy red tomato. Near the Heinz factory, naturally. This "Tomato Capital of Canada" hosts an annual Tomato Festival.

Address:
Talbot St., Leamington, ON, Canada
Directions:
On Lake Erie. Take Hwy 3 from Windsor Ontario or or the exit at Km 48 from 401 south 18 miles to Talbot Street west (old Hwy 3). Turn right and go one block.
Hours:
M-F 9 am -5 pm. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free.
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Giant Tomato Welcome Center

It is the tourist welcome centre for the town. A 20' full replica of a tomato to represent the tomato producing capital of Canada. It is open and manned for the spring through fall season with information on the entire region.

[Joe D., 05/14/2003]

Leamington, the "Tomato Capital of Canada," hosts an annual Tomato Festival.


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