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FAQ - Frequently asked Questions

  • Amphitheater concerts are free with paid Gate admission with the area located behind the paid seats.Add $10 for "RS-Reserved Bench Seating" which is the best available seats to the stage, or add $5 for "GA-General Admission Folding Chair Seating" which is located behind the Bench seats. The complimentary area is approx 75' from the stage.
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  • What time does the Fair open each day? Gate Times
  • What time does the rides close each evening? Typically Sunday - Thursday til approx 11pm. and approx midnight on Friday & Saturdays.
  • ATM's? We have at least 12 ATM's spread throughout the Fairgrounds with a $3 transaction fee.
  • Are pets allowed at the National Peanut Festival? - No. The only animals allowed in the festival, other than the ones in our Festival Attractions, are service dogs.
  • How many tickets are needed for each ride on the Midway? - Each ride requires tickets.
    1 ticket $1.50, 11 tickets $15, 22 tickets $25, 55 tickets $55.
  • What are the height requirements for the rides? Ride Height restrictions - There are different height requirements for different rides. Most kiddie rides have a minimum height requirement of 36" for children to ride without an adult. Please note: All riders must have an armband or tickets to ride. Some rides require no open toe shoes.
  • Is there an age discount on gate admission? - Regular priced gate admission is $8.00 per person. Children, ages 5 and under, are admitted free with an adult. Anyone ages 6 and over pay regular price.
  • Do you accept credit cards? - Yes. The National Peanut Festival accepts VISA, MasterCard and Discover credit cards.
  • How do I become a food vendor at the National Peanut Festival? - The National Peanut Festival has a limited number of spaces available for food vendors and they are all currently full. The NPF is not accepting applications for food vendors at this time.
  • Where is the "will call" window located? - The "will call" window is located at the Main/North Entrance or the South Ticket booth.
  • Is camping available during the National Peanut Festival? - The camping sites at the National Peanut Festival are reserved for our vendors, festival attractions and the carnival.
  • Will there be strollers or wheelchairs for rent this year (2019) and what is the cost? - Strollers and wheelchairs will be available for rent, inside the main entrance and south entrance, on a first come, first served basis. The following prices are subject to change: Strollers: $10.00 for a single and $15.00 for a double, Manual Wheelchairs:$15.00 daily, Mobility Scooters: $15.00 for 2 hours, $25.00 for 4 hours and $40.00 all day. Heartz Rentals 478-808-3535
  • Where is the "Lost & Found" located at the festival? - Items are turned in to the National Peanut Festival office each night after closing. However, items lost on the midway may not be found until the carnival rides have been removed. If you will contact the NPF office with a description of your lost item, along with your name and telephone number, someone will call you if/when your item is located.
  • What is a MegaPass? Where & when are they available for purchase? When can they be used? A MegaPass is a ticket that includes gate admission to the festival and an armband all for only $28.00, to use any one night you choose. MegaPasses are available from many of our advance ticket outlets and through the NPF office and website ticket sales. However, the MegaPass is ONLY sold until the day before the festival opens and is NOT available any time after the festival opens. If you purchase a MegaPass, you may use it any one night you choose, even if there is not an armband advertised for that night. *redeem at Guest Relations*
  • What are the advanced ticket outlet locations for 2019 NPF? ACA Tax Service • All South Urgent Care *Calvary Weekday Ministry *
    Craft Closet • Eagle Eye Outfitters * Fieldcrest Apartments * Henry County Health & Rehab * Ladies First • Rural King *Solomon Chevrolet *Gibson Distilling (Cash Only) • Thirsty Pig *Check With The Outlets Regarding Times and Cut-Off Dates Of Sales.
  • *MegaPass must be purchased before 5pm on Oct 31st. One Day Megapass - $28 Includes admission and armband ticket
    May be used for any one day of the Festival. Purchase Megapass* at McDonald’s in Dothan (7 Locations), Abbeville, Andalusia, Daleville, Enterprise, Eufaula, Geneva, Luverne, Ozark and Troy ($1 from each Megapass sold at McDonald’swill be donated to Ronald McDonald House)
  • What is next years Fair dates? 2020 (11/6/20-11/15/20), 2021 (11/5/21-11/14/21), 2022 (11/4/22-11/13/22).
  • Accessibility at the Fairgrounds ADA.
  • The National Peanut Festival H.N. Lewis Scholarship was established in 2016 to be awarded to a Wiregrass area FFA/4-H Senior for a one-time $5,000 stipend to further his or her education.
  • 2019 Junior Fair Board (JFB) - High School Juniors & Seniors that volunteer to promote, support and represent the National Peanut Festival.
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