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Suffolk Peanut Fest
October 10, 2019
Suffolk Peanut Fest, a 42nd annual festival, honors Suffolk’s agriculture heritage and devotion to peanuts. The Fest features midway rides and games, live music and entertainment, a demolition derby, and mud jam. In addition, a petting zoo, arts and crafts, exhibits, vendors, contests, favorite fair food, Saturday night fireworks and more.
Festival highlights include the Demolition Derby (7 p.m.) and The Deloreans (9 p.m.) on Friday. Furthermore, Mud Jam (noon), Clogging Jamboree (1 p.m.), Peanut Butter Sculpture Contest (2 p.m.), Crazy X Band (7 p.m.), and Tony Jackson (9 p.m.) on Saturday. Finally, Chase Payne (3 p.m.), Gospel Showcase (3 p.m.) and Carly Pearce (5:15 p.m.) on Sunday.
On Thursday, Carload Day, festival admission and unlimited rides are $40 per vehicle (up to 8 passengers).
Regular daily admission is $10 ($30 for a 4-day pass) and free for ages 10 and younger. On Sunday, admission is $5 for military personnel with military ID and dependents with ID.
Unlimited ride wristbands (for riders 36 inches and taller) are $30 on Sunday ($25 with coupon from website). Furthermore, ride tickets are $1.50 each, $30 for 20 tickets, or $60 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. While, rides take 2 or more tickets each.
Festival hours are 2 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Thursday, and 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Friday and Saturday. In addition, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sunday. Also, on Friday, the midway opens at noon.
Finally, for more information, call 866-666-3247.