Get ready to the largest food fight with tomatoes!
The whole town will be covered with tomato debris, and almost everyone in the streets is wet with tomato pulps and seeds
I’m talking about the “LaTomatina” – the world’s largest food fight festival that takes place on last Wednesday of August every year in a small town called Bunol, situated in Spain, Valencia.
La Tomatina was started in the year 1945. Every last Wednesday of August, the city of Bunol is filled with 5 tons of surplus tomatoes in a dump truck.
The whole festival takes place for about an hour, within which the whole Bunol town turns red with tomato. Usually, it takes place between 11.00 AM and 1.00 PM, and there are some special rules to be safe.
1. People should not enter the fest with bottles and other hard objects which could cause accidental damages
2. No one should tear or throw T-shirts within the Town
3. The main point is, the tomatoes should be squashed before throwing on anyone
4. Start and stop will be announced by caution fireworks – you should stop when you hear the second warning firework noise
Scroll down to see the super saucy and stunning photos from the La Tomatina festival in Spain:
This is not all, after the exhilarating experience of seeing the whole town in the theme of red tomato; you have more to see in the same night!
The town actually becomes cleaner than before once the La Tomatina is over and the debris of tomatoes is removed.