Frozen Dead Guy Days, Nederland, Colorado – March. Festival-goers celebrate by enjoying live entertainment and partaking in events such as coffin racing, polar plunging, frozen t-shirt contests.
‘World’s Biggest Food Fight,’ La Tomatina, Bunol, Spain – August. People from all over the world to chuck more than one hundred metric tons of tomatoes in the streets of Bunol.
UFO Festival, Roswell, New Mexico – UFO enthusiasts and skeptics alike enjoy the three-day family-friendly event, which features live entertainment, a costume contest, guest speakers.
Darwin Beer Can Regatta, Darwin, Australia – July. Crews test their boat building and racing skills on the water as they try to create and race vessels made of empty cans and milk cartons.
Boryeong Mud Festival, Boryeong, South Korea – July. Daecheon Beach, famous for its beautifying mud, which is rich in minerals and used to manufacture cosmetics. Allows travellers to enjoy mud pools, mud prison and mud skiing competitions.
Cheese Rolling Festival, Cooper’s Hill, Gloucestershire, England – June. The race is started when a round piece of cheese is rolled down the hill. The first person to reach the cheese will win the race.
Battle of the Oranges, Ivrea, Italy – February. Residents dressed in medieval costumes are divided into nine teams and take turns attacking each other with thousands of oranges.
Trenary Outhouse Classic, Trenary, Michigan – February. Participants decorate and race homemade outhouses over snow. The outhouse must be mounted on skis, can be made out of any type of material, and must be equipped with a toilet and toilet paper.
Watermelon Thump, Luling, Texas – June. Includes seed spitting and melon eating contest plus the Champion Watermelon award, which is given to the largest Black Diamond watermelon.
World Grits Festival, St. George, South Carolina – April. Festival-goers can expect eating and cooking contests, corn tossing and shelling, crowning of the coveted Miss Grits awards, carnivals, live music and more.