Pittston is a city in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States, it is situated between Scranton and Wilkes-Barre. The city has a rich history and gained prominence in the late 19th and early 20th centuries as an active anthracite coal mining city, drawing a large portion of its labor force from European immigrants. The city of Pittston is divided into three sections, the Downtown (in the center of the city), the Oregon Section (in the southern end), and the Junction (in the northern end). Pittston is a city filled with friendly, charming independent businesses.
Motorists keep in mind that downtown streets will be closed at 9:30am on Saturday, August 23 to accommodate the Tomato Festival 5k race and parade…there will also be restricted parking on South Main Street between Market and Broad Streets
I want to welcome residents and visitors to this week’s 31st Annual Pittston Tomato Festival which begins on the evening of the 21st ! Please join us in this annual tradition, which will include many food vendors, arts and crafts, a 5K race and parade Saturday morning beginning at 10am, and the famous “tomato fights.” There is something at the Tomato Festival for everyone! For more information …Read More
The 31st Annual Pittston Tomato Festival opened to a large crowd on Thursday August 21st. The annual event runs through Sunday August 24th. For more information and a schedule of events please go to the website www.pittstontomatofestival.com Scenes from the opening ceremony: