Summer World Writing Prompts

Here are 10 summer world writing prompts you can use to ring in the season with your classroom or your own personal journal. If you enjoyed these prompts, buy the entire collection of 1,000 Writing Prompts for Seasons on Amazon.

231. Woofstock, one of the largest outdoor festivals for dog lovers, takes place every summer in Toronto, Canada. Would you ever take a trip just so your dog could have a good time? Why or why not? What do you think a dog's favorite activity would be during the summer and why?

232. Madrid, Spain plays host to a huge water fight involving over 5,000 people carrying hoses and buckets every year. Describe what it would be like to be a part of such a huge and drenching event. How would you feel and why? Who would you take with you to the event?

233. There are many races held throughout the world during the summer, but none quite like one found in Wales during August. Participants scuba dive while riding a bike through a six-foot deep muddy bog. What strange extreme sport could you create in your own town? Who do you think would win and why?

234. The Chap Olympiad takes place every summer in London and includes events such as moustache wrestling, cucumber sandwich discus and umbrella jousting. What other strange events might you create for such a competition? Would you have fun watching the competition? Why or why not?

235. The tiny town of Buñol, Spain is the site of La Tomatina, a massive tomato-throwing fight on the last Wednesday of August every year. Would your parents enjoy being part of such an event? Why or why not? How well do you think they'd do if they were dropped into the middle of the wet and wild event and why?

236. Each July, South Korea holds the Boryeong Mud Festival replete with mud pools, mud slides and mud skiing. What would your family do if you came up to the front door covered in mud? Would you get in trouble? Why or why not?

237. The World Toe Wrestling Championships are held in Ashbourne, England every June. How do you think you'd train for a toe wrestling contest? Which athlete do you think would have the best shot of winning the competition and why?

238. Multiple cultures celebrate the Summer Solstice by jumping over a small fire for good luck. Why do you think this might not be such a good idea? What might you want to jump over instead and why?

239. The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the largest arts festival in the world, includes comedy, dance, theatre, and music performed by people from all around the world. What artistic show would you create and bring to the festival if you could? What would people think of it and why?

240. The Running of the Bulls, held annually in Pamplona, Spain, is one of the most dangerous events in the world. Participants literally run away from six bulls that are released to charge through the streets. Why do you think people would want to be included in this event? Do you know anyone who would do it? Why would they get involved?

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