When and where is the tomato festival?

La Tomatina
Official name La Tomatina
Observed by Buñol, Valencia, Spain
Date Last Wednesday in August
2020 date August 26

Where is the tomato festival at?

Buñol2020, 2019, 2018.
La Tomatina/Event locations

What time is the tomato festival?

La Tomatina tomato fight in Buñol near Valencia happens every year on the last Wednesday in August though the partying starts earlier in the week. The highlight of the festival is the tomato fight which takes place between 11am and 1pm on that day.

Why is La Tomatina so popular?

The streets of Buñol become rivers of tomato purée, as crowds of revellers from all over the world pelt each other with over-ripe tomatoes in this huge, state-sanctioned food fight – undoubtedly the largest tomato fight in the world.

What happens the day after La Tomatina?

After an one hour the fighting ends. At this point, no more tomatoes can be thrown. The cleaning process involves the use of fire trucks to spray down the streets, with water provided from a Roman aqueduct.

Do you bring your own tomatoes to La Tomatina?

La Tomatina originated from a street brawl A group of young people retaliated, and a huge food fight broke out. The following year, the same people picked a fight on purpose and brought their own supply of tomatoes.

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