Lemon festival in France

This item appears on page 65 of the October 2018 issue.

Featuring enormous sculptures entirely covered with citrus fruit, the annual Fête du Citron runs from the third Saturday in February to the first Saturday in March in the city of Menton, southeastern France. 2019's festival, from Feb. 16 to March 3, will be the 86th.

The orange-and-yellow figures are exhibited in Biovès Garden and illuminated on Saturday nights. A parade is held each Sunday afternoon and each Thursday night. There also will be food and craft booths plus excursions to citrus-growing regions around the city.

Tickets are required for some events. To purchase in advance, visit www.fete-du-citron.com/?lang=en.