National Peanut Festival

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The National Peanut Festival (NPF), the United States' largest peanut festival, is held each fall in Dothan, Alabama, to honor peanut growers and to celebrate the harvest season.[1]

The fairgrounds are located on Highway 231 South, three miles south of the Ross Clark Circle. The festivities include games and amusement rides on a large midway, animal acts, agricultural displays, an outdoor amphitheater with live music concerts by national recording artists, beauty pageants, arts and crafts displays, contests, food and a two-hour parade. The National Peanut festival also sponsors and holds field crop exhibits with prizes awarded to each exhibitor.

The peanut festival also has other competitions, including sewing, cake decorating, photography, who has grown the biggest peanut, cooking, and art. The festival is annually enjoyed by lots of people.

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "National Peanut Festival". Sweet Home Alabama. Alabama Tourism Department.

Coordinates: 31°08′48″N 85°24′26″W / 31.1468°N 85.4072°W / 31.1468; -85.4072