Hours of Operation

National Peanut Festival Office

  • Non-Festival Operating Hours:  Monday thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Festival Operating Hours:  (Festival week ONLY)  8:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Festival Gate Times

  • Friday, November 3, 2017:          4:00 PM - TBD
  • Saturday, November 4, 2017:     10:00 AM - TBD (South Gate opens at 8:00 AM for Cheerleader Competition)
  • Sunday, November 5, 2017:         1:00 PM - approx. 9:30 PM
  • Monday, November 6, 2017:        4:30 PM - approx. 9:30 PM
  • Tuesday, November 7, 2017:        4:30 PM - approx. 9:30 PM
  • Wednesday, November 8, 2017:    4:30 PM - approx. 9:30 PM
  • Thursday, November 9, 2016:       4:30 PM - approx. 9:30 PM
  • Friday, November 10, 2017:          2:00 PM - TBD
  • Saturday, November 11, 2017:    12:00 Noon - TBD
  • Sunday, November 12, 2017:      1:00 PM - 6:00 PM (only the midway & Kiddie Land will be open)

Admission Prices & Special Discounts

Festival Admission Prices:  Regular Admission Price to the National Peanut Festival is $7.00 for anyone age 6 and over.  Discounted Advanced Admission tickets ($6.00 each) will be available through the NPF website until 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 2nd, 2017.  After this time, only regular price admission tickets will be sold.  Children, ages 5 and under, are admitted free with a paid adult.  There are a few days with a discounted admission price.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2017  Gates Open – 4:00 p.m. $7 Gate Admission & $25 Ride Armband

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, 2017 Main Gate and Midway Open – 10:00 a.m.  $7 Gate admission all day & $35 Ride Armband  *sold only from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Armbands may be used until closing time.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 5, 2017  Fairground Open – 1:00 p.m.  $6 Gate Admission & $20 Ride Armband

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2017  Gates Open – 4:30 p.m.  $7 gate admission & $20 Ride Armband  

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2017  Gates Open – 4:30 p.m. $7 gate admission & $20 Ride Armband

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2017  Gates Open to General Public – 4:30 p.m. $7 gate admission & $20 Ride Armband 

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2017 Gates Open to General Public – 4:30 p.m. $7 Gate Admission & $20 Ride Armband.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2017  Gates & Rides Open – 2:00 p.m. *No Ride Armbands sold (MegaPass may be used if purchased in advance)

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2017 Gates Open – 12:00 noon  $7 gate admission all day & $35 Ride Armbands sold from 12:00 noon to 4:00 p.m. (Armbands may be used until closing time)

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2017 Gates Open – 1:00 p.m. $22 Ride Armbands only (no ride cards accepted) No additional gate admission charged (Midway Rides, Kiddieland, and Midway Concessions Only)  Midway and Gates Close – 6:00 p.m.









Daily Ride Specials

ADVANCE RIDE ARMBANDS:   Mega Passes (includes gate admission & an armband to be used any one (1) day you choose) are ONLY available in advance for $25.00 each.  Mega Passes will be on sale through the NPF website until 5:00 PM on Thursday, November 2, 2017.  After this time Mega Passes will not be available and ride cards may only be purchased on the midway. 

Armbands listed in the following ride specials cannot be purchased in advance and do not include gate admission.

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Friday, November 3, 2017             Gates Open:  4:00 p.m.
$25 Ride Armband           + $7 Gate admission        
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Saturday, November 4, 2017        All Gates & Midway Open:  10:00 a.m.
S. Gate Open:  8:00 a.m. (South Gate only for cheer/cattle events)
$35 Ride Armband (Sold only from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. - May be used until close)
$7 Gate admission           
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Sunday, November 5, 2017           Gates & Midway Open:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m.
SUPER SUNDAY:  $20 Ride Armband            + $6 Gate Admission      
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Monday, November 6, 2017         Gates open:  4:30 p.m.    (Farmers’ Night & Greased Pig/Calf Scramble)
$20 Ride Armband            + $7 gate admission   
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Tuesday, November 7, 2017       Gates Open:  4:30 p.m.  
$20 Ride Armband            + $7 gate admission 
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Wednesday, November 8, 2017 Gates Open:  4:30 p.m.                        
DREAM BIG FOOD DRIVE DAY     
$5 gate admission + $15 Ride Armband, If bring 3 cans of food or 1 jar of Peanut Butter
$7 gate admission + $20 Ride Armband 
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Thursday, November 9, 2017    Gates open:  4:30 p.m.         
Senior Citizens’ Day (free gate admission before 11am-3pm or $5 gate after 4:30 for Seniors)
Military Day        (All military and their families free gate admission with ID)
 $20 Ride Armband         +  $7 gate admission        
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Friday, November 10, 2017           Gates open:  2:00 p.m.   
No Ride Specials                + $7 gate admission   
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Saturday, November 11, 2017      Gates Open:  12:00 noon until 11:00 p.m.  
$35 armband (Sold only from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. – May be used until close)
$7 gate admission         or        $5 gate admission for military w/ I.D.         
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Sunday, November 12, 2017         Hours Open:  1:00 – 6:00 p.m.        
Only the Midway and Kiddie Land will be open.
$22 ride armband that includes $2 gate admission

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National Peanut Festival Association, Inc.
5622 Highway 231 South (5622 South Oates St)
Dothan, Alabama 36301
334-793-4323
Fax: 334-793-3247
Email: info@nationalpeanutfestival.com
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