La Tomatina is a world renowned festival held in the Valencian town of Bunol, located 30 km from the Spanish Mediterranean coast.
22,000 participants throw tomatoes at one another and get involved in this incredible tomato fight to be able to say that they have taken part of one of the most famous, colourful and messy events in the world !!
Locals are joined by visitors from all around the world that have heard of and seen photos of this amazing event and have made it a bucket-list experience to either partake in or witness first-hand.
La Tomatina is held on the last Wednesday of August, during a week of many fantastic festivities of Bunol, making this a very special time to see what is also a very special part of Spain.
It truly is an event you will remember for a lifetime and something few of your friends will be able to say they have experienced.
To find out more you can go directly to the event website we have listed for you on this page.
We would like to thank GoWhereWhen.com community member ArtTravelspb for their incredible picture taken at this extremely photogenic event.
You can see more of their work here.
Coronavirus is causing a number of event cancellations; we provide event website links on each page for you to check the latest updates.
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