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National Peanut Festival: A Celebration of Community, Fun, and Tradition!

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Dothan, Alabama and Wiregrass – Get ready to shell out some excitement as the National Peanut Festival gears up for another unforgettable year of festivities. From honoring our elders to thrilling rodeo action and everything in between, this year’s lineup promises something for everyone. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store:


  • May 1: Kicking off the festivities is Older Americans Day at SARCOA. Join us as we celebrate the wisdom and experience of our senior community members with a day filled with appreciation and recognition.


  • May 3-12: The excitement continues with the Reithoffer Spring Fling, featuring a carnival atmosphere complete with rides, games, and mouthwatering fair food. Bring the whole family for a week of fun and laughter.


  • May 4: Music lovers won’t want to miss the Tri State Family Reunion Concert, where local talent takes the stage to entertain and delight audiences of all ages.


  • May 9-11: Hold onto your hats for the Sherriff PCA Pro Rodeo, where cowboys and cowgirls showcase their skills in thrilling rodeo events.


  • May 25: Feel the thunder of hooves as riders compete in the Summer Cash Cans Showdown Barrell Racing event, a high-speed spectacle sure to get your heart racing.


  • June 16: Treat dad to a day of bluesy tunes and good vibes at the Father’s Day Blues Festival, a perfect way to celebrate Father’s Day.


  • June 29: Light up the night sky with the Fireworks Extravaganza @ The Fairgrounds, accompanied by a classic car show from 5-8pm.


  • August 2-4: Embark on a prehistoric adventure at Jurassic Quest, where lifelike dinosaurs roam the grounds, delighting visitors of all ages.


  • August 10: Conservation enthusiasts won’t want to miss the Whitetails Unlimited Banquet, a celebration of wildlife and the great outdoors.


  • Sept 26-28: Get a taste of the agricultural heritage of the Wiregrass region at the Southeast Regional JR Brangus Show and Sale, where top-quality cattle take center stage.


  • Sept 28: Immerse yourself in the rich cultural tapestry of the Wiregrass region at the Wiregrass Heritage Festival Concert, featuring local talent and community spirit.


  • Nov 1-10: And of course, no National Peanut Festival would be complete without The Fair! From thrilling rides to delicious food and family fun, it’s the highlight of the year for peanut lovers and festival-goers alike.


  • Nov 28-Jan 1: Wrap up the year with Winter Wonderland: A Festival Journey of Lights, a magical experience that will dazzle and delight visitors of all ages throughout the holiday season.


Get ready to go nuts with excitement at the National Peanut Festival – where community, fun, and tradition come together in a celebration like no other! For more information and to stay up-to-date on all the latest happenings, visit [nationalpeanutfestival.com](https://www.nationalpeanutfestival.com/).