The Low Down on La Tomatina

Have you ever wanted to chuck tomatoes at someone? Make a huge mess? Go to Spain? Chuck tomatoes at someone and make a huge mess IN Spain? If yes, then La Tomatina is the festival for you.

La Tomatina is a large tomato throwing food fight held in Spain every year since 1945. Thousands of people gather to throw tomatoes at each other for about an hour. The festival is considered an International Tourist Interest. This year it is being held on August 29. A street is blocked off and then turned into a large vat of tomato juices as people commence the event. read more

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