Tonnes and tonnes of tomatoes are the ammunition in the spectacular battle on the last Wednesday of every August - this year 30 August 2017 - at the Tomatina Tomato Festival in Buñol, near Valencia.
More cultural events
Apart from Las Fallas and lots of great wine and food events, you'll find all sorts of other cultural events in and around Valencia that allow you to have fun, learn about traditions and enjoy the fascinating history of the region.
The Great Valencia Fair - Gran Feria de Valencia - is over 240 years old. Known formerly as the July Festival or Fair, it was first created to provide entertainment in the city in the summer, to try to prevent locals leaving for other destinations and to attract visitors from further afield too.
More than a million marigolds fly through the air at the traditional Battle of the Flowers, at the end of every July.
Every Easter, exciting biblical processions take place with more than 500 years of tradition at the Semana Santa Marinera - or Maritime Holy Week.