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Nicknamed the "Cité des Citrons" (City of Lemons), every year the city of Menton in the Alpes-Maritimes celebrates its citrus products in a very artistic way. The Fête du Citron is an event unique in the world, featuring giant designs made exclusively from citrus fruits and floats decorated with oranges and lemons. The Lemon Festival usually takes place between mid-February until March, in Menton, France. This is one of the largest festivals in the South of France attracting over 250,000 visitors and around 145 tons of lemons and orange sculptures.