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 1, 2013:  4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 2, 2013:  8:00 AM - 11:00 PM (midway opens at 10:00 AM)
  • Sunday, November 3, 2013:  1:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Monday, November 4, 2013 thru Thursday, November 7, 2013:  4:00 PM - 10:00 PM
  • Friday, November 8, 2013:  4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
  • Saturday, November 9, 2013:  12:00 Noon - 11:00 PM
  • Sunday, November 10, 2013:  1:00 PM - 6:00 PM (only the midway 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, October 31, 2013.  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.

  • Sunday, November 3, 2013:  Super Sunday - Gate Admission is $6.00
  • Monday, November 4, 2013:  Farmers' Night - Farmers, who have pre-registered with the festival, are admitted free.  All others admitted for regular price.
  • Wednesday, November 6, 2013:  Dream Big - Anyone who brings at least 3 cans of food will receive a coupon for $2.00 off gate admission.  Coupon is good Wednesday night only.  Regular priced gate admission (without a coupon) is $7.00.
  • Thursday, November 7, 2013:  Senior Citizens' Day - Seniors (55 & over) are admitted free from 12:00 Noon until 4:00 PM.  Seniors MUST enter through the ALFA Commercial Gate prior to 4:00 PM.  Beginning at 4:00 PM, Seniors will be admitted for $5.00 each.  All others admitted for regular price.
  • Saturday, November 9, 2013:  Military Day - Military Members and their families will be admitted for $5.00 each.  Military ID is required for each individual to receive discount.  All others admitted for regular price.
  • Sunday, November 10, 2013:  Gate Admission is free.  Only the rides, games and concessions on the midway will be operating.

Daily Ride Specials

ADVANCE RIDE STRIPS & ARMBANDS:  Ride strips (22 ride tickets per strip) are available in advance for $12.00 each.  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.  Ride strips and Mega Passes will be on sale through the NPF website until 5:00 PM on Thursday, October 31, 2013.  After this time Mega Passes will not be available and ride strips 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.

  • Friday, November 1st:  $25.00 Armband
  • Saturday, November 2nd:  No ride special.  All rides require either ride tickets or pre-purchased mega passes.
  • Sunday, November 3rd:  $20.00 Armband
  • Monday, November 4th:  $20.00 Armband
  • Tuesday, November 5th:  $15.00 Armband
  • Wednesday, November 6th:  Dream Big - Each person who brings a minimum of 3 cans of food will receive a coupon for a $15.00 armband.  Coupons are good for Wednesday night ONLY.  Regular priced armbands (purchased without a coupon) are $20.00.
  • Thursday, November 7th:  $20.00 Armband
  • Friday, November 8th:  No ride special.  All rides require either ride tickets or pre-purchased mega passes.
  • Saturday, November 9th:  $35.00 Armband - sold from 12:00 Noon until 4:00 PM ONLY.  Armbands may be used until closing time.
  • Sunday, November 10th:  $20.00 Armband

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National Peanut Festival Association, Inc.
5622 Highway 231 South
Dothan, Alabama 36301
334-793-4323
Fax: 334-793-3247
Email: info@nationalpeanutfestival.com
Office Hours 8-5 (Mon-Fri)
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