Peanut Festivals in 2018: Where, When and More to Find an Peanut Festival Near You!
Looking for a Peanut festival in August 2018? There is no other listing as
complete and current as this list, just updated! Peanut festivals are held through the United States,
Canada, Britain, and
Australia and much of the world. All the Peanut
festivals we can find are listed on this page!
If you love apples, look for a festival near you below! And I'm
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you know of any to add! I update the dates as soon as the festivals
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the name of the festival) to see the current information on the festival's
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year's dates on the website for each festival. If they don't have a
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Peanut Festivals in 2018: Where, When and More to Find an Peanut Festival Near You!
- National Peanut Festival - November 2-11, 2018
5622 Highway 231, Dothan, Alabama 36301. Phone: 334-793-4323.
[email protected]. . The National Peanut
Festival, the nation's largest peanut festival, is held in
Dothan, Alabama each fall to honor local peanut farmers and to
celebrate the harvest season. Located in the southeast corner of
Alabama, Dothan is known as the "Peanut Capital of the World"
and is a prias inaugurated on a near freezing Thursday, November
10, 1938. The three day event included a pageant, parade,
historical play and grand ball. The guest speaker was Dr. George
Washington Carver. Dr. Carver was a modest, unassuming man from
the Tuskegee Institute who gained international fame with his
development of over 300 products from the peanut. The peanut
festival was celebrated annually through 1941, but was postponed
until after World War II. In 1947, the first post-war festival
was presented and has continued every year since.
- Annual Georgia Peanut Festival - on the 3rd Saturday
of every October
T.C. Jeffords Park, Sylvester GA.
Phone: 229-776-6657 . Activities include one of the largest
parades in the Southeast and craftsmen from all over the state
showcasing their creations. Most importantly, you'll experience
peanut treats to delight everyone in the family (did you know
that every jar of Peter Pan peanut butter is made right here in
Sylvester GA?). Thousands of people flock to Sylvester-Worth
County to enjoy the festivities that go on throughout the day,
and many locals participate in several events that happen in the
weeks leading up to the Festival, like a beauty pageant with up
to 100 contestants as well as the Pets 'N Pals parade, so if you
haven't been yet, you really don't know what you're missing!
Everyone is invited for this day full of southern food, fun, and
entertainment with fun for the entire family, including the free
Kidz Korner for the little ones. We hope that you will join us
in celebrating one of the largest industries in Georgia, right
here in the Peanut Capital of the World!
Annual Plains Peanut Festival - over 21 years; mid
Plains, GA. The annual Plains Peanut Festival is
centered around one of the Sumter County community's claims to
fame, its peanut production, and features the community's most
famous residents in active roles. The festival kicks off with a
1-mile fun run and a 5-K road race. People line the sidewalks of
Plains each year to watch the unique entries in the parade
downtown. Visitors enjoy the all-day event and educational
exhibits are on display to accent the importance of agriculture
in this region.
- Bluffton Boiled Peanut Festival - September
Calhoun St (Lawrence St - Green St), Bluffton, SC 29910. Phone:
(843)757-1010. The Boiled Peanut cook-off was the brain child of
local Blufftonians Jared Jester and Hannah Parrish. From its
beginnings at the Bluffton Farmer's Market, the event has grown
in notoriety and is now a large community family-centric event.
The Cook-Off features the best Boiled Peanuts, both traditional
and creative. This year we are heading back to our roots. We
have decided to move the festival back to Calhoun St to focus
more on the Nuttiness of the Boiled Peanut Cook-Off and other
- 74th Annual Floresville Peanut Festival -
every 2nd weekend in October; October 9th to 13th, 2018
Floresville, Texas. Phone: 830-534-8983. Celebrating the farming and harvesting of
the area's peanut crop, annual activities include the Goober
Games for children, a pageant, parades, street dances, and
entertainment. Free Admission on the Grounds The Floresville
Peanut Festival is celebrated with fun, games, royalty,
parades and more in Floresville, TX. Goober Games, held on the
grounds of the courthouse, kicks off the exciting week on
Tuesday afternoon with games and activities for all children.
The Coronation of Queen Tunaep, King Reboog and the royal court
are crowned during an elaborate ceremony. The gorgeous gowns of
the court, with their long, flowing trains, are designed by
local talent and constructed by friends, family, and/or
professional seamstresses with a different theme each year. The
carnival kicks off the weekend festivities and runs Thursday.
Friday afternoon begins with a Kiddie Parade for children and
their friends to show off their floats and costumes, with the
winners invited to participate in the Big Parade on Saturday.
Friday night features a Street Dance featuring local talent.
Food concessions with the finest favorite festival foods,
ranging from pizza to gorditas. Saturday is the grand
party, beginning with the Floresville Peanut Festival Parade at
10:00 a.m. The day's activities also include the annual raffle,
arts and crafts vendors, various musical and dance groups, local
talent and various entertainment located on several stages
around the peanut square and carnival -- fun activities for the
whole family to enjoy. Tours of the Wilson County Historical
Jailhouse Museum are available. Peanut products such as peanut
brittle, homemade peanut butter, peanut cookies, roasted peanuts
(shelled and salted), pies and ice cream are all available to
satisfy your peanut palate. The evening continues with a Street
Dance provided by local talent. Food concessions remain open to
quench your hunger and thirst.
Whitesboro Annual Peanut Festival - Over 50 years,
Saturday in mid-October (One Day Event)
Whitesboro, TX 76273.
Phone: 903-564-3331. Email:
Highlights Include: Car Display, Entertainment Stages,
Over 200 Shopping Booths Displays, Parade, Food Court, Kid
Alley, Tractor Exhibit, Carnival, Lots of Fun for the whole
family!, And Much More! NO GATE CHARGE! All of this excitement
is FREE to the public
- Grapeland 73rd Annual Peanut Festival - mid-October
Texas. An annual festival with fun for the entire family!
Suffolk, Virginia Peanut Fest - Saturday, September 29
Parade at 10:00am
Suffolk Executive Airport, 1410 Airport
Road, Suffolk, Virginia 23434. Phone: 757-539-6751. Email:
This year marks the 41st Anniversary of Suffolk, Virginia's
premier festival. This family-friendly event honors the city's
agriculture heritage and devotion to peanuts, our favorite
legumes. Known for its fun family activities, Suffolk Peanut
Fest offers concerts, amusement rides, contests and
competitions, a demolition derby, motorcycle rally, shrimp
feast, fireworks and much more. Combine all of these great
activities with local and national entertainment and you have a
weekend full of good times! Free & Open to the Public. The
parade stages in the Lakeside neighborhood and proceeds down
Washington Street, turning left onto North Main Street and
concludes at Finney Avenue.
Virginia Peanut Festival - 56th Annual,
Emporia, VA 23847 Phone: 434-634-9441. We will
have all of your favorites including arts and crafts,
educational exhibits, a parade, live musical entertainment
throughout the weekend, tractor displays, golf tournament, and
that festival food we all look forward to every year. The Car
show will be held this year at its original site, The Old
Elementary School, 114 South Main Street. From the old to the
new, there is something there for everyone. Cars, trucks,
motorcycles; we have it all! Cole Amusements will once again
provide top notch carnival attractions. Be sure to check back
for our unlimited ride specials. Activities will begin on
Thursday, the 20th with the annual Kick-Off Kook-Off Food
Tasting Competition at the Emporia Farmers Market. The Festival
will conclude on Saturday, September