Spain's Madcap Tomato Festival, La Tomatina

 Local lore says it began in the mid-1940s with a food battle that broke out between youngsters near a vegetable stand on the town square in Bunol. (AP Photo/Fernando Bustamante)
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Painting the Town Primavera
La Tomatina always takes place on the last Wednesday in August.

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