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Giant Pillow Fight 2022

A pillow warrior lives inside each of us, and it's time to let him out for battle!


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Thousands of pillow warriors gather in city squares to fight each other and have a great time—this is how the world celebrates international pillow fight day. This weird but funny tradition is now believed to be over a hundred years old.

Mass pillow fights take place in over a hundred cities across the world, and Toronto hosts one of the greatest. It takes place in Nathan Philips Square in front of city hall. The action begins at 3 p.m., and the battle continues for three hours. Only light featherless pillows are officially allowed, but there're always a couple of rule-breakers, so be careful.

The mock festival is celebrated annually on the first Saturday in April.

Other renowned mass pillow fights take place in New York, London, Madrid, Berlin, and Vienna.

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