Durian is known as the 'King of Fruits' in its native Southeast Asia, and as with all kings, you either love 'em or you hate 'em!
It's... from outer space?
There's nothing on earth quite like durian, and that's exactly what makes it so hard to describe.
Some things you may not know about durian...
- Durian is 30% fat! Lending to its creamy, satisfying texture.
- Some durian measure as long as a 12 inches and weigh as much as 7 pounds!
- Its scent is so potent that it's banned from hotels and on public transportation around Asia.
- Some say it tastes like vanilla, others say onion! Or BBQ sauce. Or... [insert description here!].
You'll have at least two chances to savor or spit out this freaky fruit at Woodstock, where we not only eat durian...
we worship it. ;)
If your first rendezvous with durian leaves you wanting more of the stinky treat, you'll have to put your fangs on for our late-night, end-of-the-week Durian Vampire Party!
Check out some serious durian partying last year to get a taste of the madness.
Don't miss a durian party– keep track of your favorite Woodstock activities on SCHED! From there, you can personalize your own schedule, sync it to your phone calendar, and even see who else is signed up for an activity you're interested in.
Will you be there to catch some durian?