We all are aware of the festival that all the people love and wait for the entire year. This festival is also known as the ‘world’s most fun festival’ because of reason. And the reason is, all those people who attend the festival enjoys it and wants to come back every year with a larger group of friends or family. The festival is the ‘THE LA TOMATINA FESTIVAL.’
It is a festival that people celebrate every single year on the last Wednesday of every August. La Tomatina is celebrated in Bunol, which is a small town near Valencia, Spain. Although it is a small town; but every year almost 20,000 people manage to fit in the streets of Bunol just to enjoy the tomato festival.
This great festival is celebrated as a memory of an incident; that happened on that same street of Bunol that the people of Spain re-create every single year.
So, the date of the La Tomatina festival changes every time (which is obvious) but what they follow is the last Wednesday of every August.
The La Tomatina Date 2017
With that being said; this year the famous and the most awaited la Tomatina festival will be on the 30th of August 2017 (which is the last Wednesday of August, 2017). So for those of you planning to go on this year tomato fight, better book your tickets and pack your bags. Because unfortunately, the people count for this festival is limited to 20,000 only as Bunol is a very small town.
Even though the tomato fight (LA TOMATINA) is on the 30th August 2017, the celebrations will start a week before, so that will be the 23rd of August 2017. The festivities include small gatherings and competitions to warm up. Those festivals include massive parades, cooking competition, fireworks, races and much more for the people to enjoy the whole week of the world’s famous festival.
The people of not only Spain but from all the world gets excited about this festival. They start making plans, book their tickets and hotels, shop for the trip and enjoy as much as they can as this festival comes once a year.
As it is August and 30th is just around the corner; many people have already landed in Spain; so they don’t miss the chance to get in Bunol to celebrate La Tomatina. If you are planning to go to the fantastic tomato smashing festival; make sure to hurry and get there on the 30th which will be the last Wednesday of August.
Mark your calendars people, La Tomatina, will be on the 30th of August 2017.
For more information about La Tomatina festival, click here.