National Peanut Festival kicks off in Dothan

National Peanut Festival kicks off in Dothan

DOTHAN, Ala. (WSFA) – It is opening weekend on the National Peanut Festival in Dothan.

Hundreds of individuals from throughout the South will descend on Wiregrass for the massive occasion. Doorways are open till November 13.

There’s tons to do for folks of all ages on the world’s greatest peanut occasion, from rides to animal sights, reveals, live shows, livestock reveals and even a parade. .

“We’re doing this to have a good time the peanut farmer and the peanut trade as a result of billions of {dollars} have impacted this area and we simply recognize what they’re doing,” stated Vice President Phillip. Tidwell.

There are additionally tons of thrilling distributors. Brian Ackley is a chainsaw artist from New Jersey. He carves massive items of wooden into sculptures that are then auctioned off on the competition. Folks can watch him create stay and in individual.

“It is recycled wooden. It has been given a second life aside from being put in a slash and burn pile or become sewage dumps,” Ackley stated. “So it is a creative manner to make use of a chainsaw.”

And naturally, it isn’t the Nationwide Peanut Pageant with out tons of peanuts. All kinds of how, uncooked, boiled, oven roasted, the record goes on and on.

There are additionally every kind of scrumptious dishes to style like their well-known corn canines.

Tickets are $10 for anybody 6 years and older.

Occasions record

Saturday, November 5:

Sunday, November 6:

Monday, November 7:

Tuesday, November 8:

Wednesday, November 9:

Thursday, November 10:

Friday November 11

  • veterans day
  • Doorways open at 2:30 p.m.
  • ALL In Credit score Union Day (first 10,000 admitted free)
  • Interpretation of Lainey Wilson (7 p.m. on the AllMetal Amphitheater)

Saturday November 12:

Sunday November 13:

  • Final day of competition
  • Doorways open from 1 p.m. to six p.m.
  • Halfway Rides, Kiddieland and Halfway Concessions Solely

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