It’s National Peanut Month

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And you can attend the national Peanut Festival in Dothan, Georgia, the Peanut Capitol of the USA!

The Peanut Capital of the World hosts the largest peanut festival in the US annually. The National Peanut Festival honors peanut growers of the city and celebrates the harvest season and Dothan Alabama Attractions. Since 1938, the fairgrounds have always organized this festival with pomp and show.

Concerts, live music events, cake decoration competitions, painting competitions, agricultural programs, group dances, dance competitions, carnivals, and vendors from nearby places in Dothan, of them are organized at this festival. It is the celebration of reviving agriculture in the area. It will be great fun for the visitors to witness the festival when in town.

The Dothan Downtown Redevelopment Authority has taken up a fun project to place Peanut Statue attractions in Dothan Alabama. This public art project goes by the name Peanuts Around Town. Local businesses, individuals, and civic centers have placed the giant peanuts in Dothan town and decorated them with fun concepts for the attraction of tourists.

Currently, there are 40 unique peanut statues in the town. So, you can go down the street and start a self-guided tour of the city to find these quirky pictures. Make sure to take a picture with these beautiful peanuts for your social media handles!

To spend some leisure time or to engage your kids with fun activities in Dothan AL, you can’t miss visiting Adventureland Theme Park. This park covers a wide area and offers exciting games and fun activities to stimulate children of all ages. Few of its adventure rides are designed for a maximum thrill for the ultimate adventurous experiences. Bumper boats, go-karts, arcades, batting cages, and mini golf are highlights of the attractions at this theme park. The park has arrangements set for snacks and drinks for refreshment. 

Today, the National Peanut Festival has grown from a three-day event in 1938, to a ten-day event with attendance of 200,000 fairgoers. Throughout those 10 days, the festival hosts numerous fun-filled, family events…amusement rides, animal attractions, agricultural displays, concerts, livestock shows and a parade. Of course we wouldn’t be the National Peanut Festival without tons of PEANUTS!

Park your rig at Dothan RV Park for convenient access to the fairgrounds and other attractions in the area. If you love peanuts, you gotta visit!