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Preparations begin in Valencia for the World’s Biggest Food Fight

This week, Buñol in Valencia is holding the World’s Biggest Food Fight, La Tomatina. The event will see 20,000 participants who flock to the village to throw tomatoes.   The tomato fight has been a strong tradition

This week, Buñol in Valencia is holding the World’s Biggest Food Fight, La Tomatina. The event will see 20,000 participants who flock to the village to throw tomatoes.

 

The tomato fight has been a strong tradition in Bunol since 1944. The town’s main square, Plaza Del Pueblo is where the event takes place on August 30th.  At 11am trucks bring over 180,000 over-ripe tomatoes to the square. The battle begins after the signal of water cannons and lasts one hour.

 

Then comes the cleaning up process!

 

If you want to buy tickets to the event you can purchase them here:

http://www.latomatinatours.com/

 

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