Shareen Rosenthal

The Tomatina festival in Valencia, Spain - August 26, 2009 (credit: DIEGO TUSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Some Decry Brooklyn Tomato Battle Scheduled For Saturday

The event is called Tomato Battle and has been billed as “Beer. Bands. Tomato Fight.” It’s a six-hour festival of drinking and dancing capped off by a chance to hurl 40,000 pounds of tomatoes at 5,000 of your closest friends.