Lonely Planet Writer

Bananas break records in San Bernardino

What do you get if 629 people dress up in banana costumes? A Guinness World Record, that’s what.

Record-breaking bananas.
Record-breaking bananas. Image by bananas24.nl / CC BY-SA 2.0

Festival-goers at the The Voyage EDM event in San Bernardino, California, over the weekend were asked to dress up in an attempt to break the record for most people dressed as fruit, previously held by the 404 people who dressed as grapes in Germany last year, and achieved it with room to spare. There was a serious side to the fun though too, with the organisers hoping to raise awareness of a disease that is destroying banana crops around the world. Read more: laist.com