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 6, 2015:          4:00 PM - TBD
  • Saturday, November 7, 2015:    10:00 AM - TBD (South Gate opens at 8:00 AM for Cheerleader Competition)
  • Sunday, November 8, 2015:        1:00 PM - approx. 9:30 PM
  • Monday, November 9, 2015:        4:30 PM - approx. 9:30 PM
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015:      4:30 PM - approx. 9:30 PM
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015:  4:30 PM - approx. 9:30 PM
  • Thursday, November 12, 2015:     4:30 PM - approx. 9:30 PM
  • Friday, November 13, 2015:          4:00 PM - TBD
  • Saturday, November 14, 2015:  12:00 Noon - TBD
  • Sunday, November 15, 2015:  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 5, 2015.  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 8, 2015:  Super Sunday - Gate Admission is $6.00
  • Monday, November 9, 2015:  Farmers' Night - Farmers, who have pre-registered with the festival, are admitted free.  All others admitted for regular $7 price.
  • Tuesday, November 10, 2015:  Dream Big - Anyone who brings at least 3 cans of food or 1 jar of Peanut Butter will receive a coupon for $5.00 gate admission.  Coupon is good Tuesday (11/10) night only.  Regular priced gate admission (without a coupon) is $7.00.
  • Wednesday, November 11, 2015: Military Members and their families will be admitted for $0 each.  Military ID is required for each individual to receive entry.
  • Thursday, November 12, 2015:  Senior Citizens' Day - Seniors (55 & over) are admitted free from 12:30 PM to 4:00 PM.  Seniors MUST enter through the ALFA Commercial Gate prior to 4:00 PM.  Once the gates open to the public at 4:30 PM, tickets will be required and Seniors will be admitted for $5.00 each.  All others admitted for regular price.
  • Saturday, November 14, 2015:  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 $7 price.
  • Sunday, November 15, 2015:  Gate Admission is free.  Only the rides, games and concessions on the midway and in the Kiddie Land area will be operating.

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 5, 2015.  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.

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Friday, November 6, 2015             Gates Open:  4:00 p.m.  

$25 Ride Armband           + $7 Gate admission           

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Saturday, November 7, 2015        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 8, 2015           Gates & Midway Open:  1:00 – 10:00 p.m.

SUPER SUNDAY:  $20 Ride Armband            + $6 Gate Admission          

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Monday, November 9, 2015         Gates open:  4:30 p.m.    (Farmers’ Night & Greased Pig/Calf Scramble)

$20 Ride Armband            + $7 gate admission                                     

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Tuesday, November 10, 2015       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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Wednesday, November 11, 2015 Gates Open:  4:30 p.m.                                   

Veterans’ Day – Military Day        (All military and their families free gate admission with ID )

 $20 Armband           +      $7 gate admission                             

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Thursday, November 12, 2015     Gates open:  4:30 p.m.                

Senior Citizens’ Day (free gate admission before 4pm or $5 gate after 4:30 for Seniors)

 $20 Ride Armband         +  $7 gate admission              

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Friday, November 13, 2015           Gates open:  4:00 p.m.   

No Ride Specials                + $7 gate admission                                     

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Saturday, November 14, 2015      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 15, 2015         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
Dothan, Alabama 36301
334-793-4323
Fax: 334-793-3247
Email: info@nationalpeanutfestival.com
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