Suffolk Peanut Festival
DateOctober 12, 2019
VenueSuffolk Executive Airport
Location1410 Airport Road Suffolk, Virginia 23434
This year marks the 42nd Anniversary of Suffolk, Virginia’s premier festival. This family-friendly event honors the city’s agriculture heritage and devotion to peanuts, our favorite legumes. Known for its fun family activities, Suffolk Peanut Fest offers concerts, amusement rides, contests and competitions, a demolition derby, motorcycle rally, shrimp feast, fireworks and much more. Combine all of these great activities with local and national entertainment and you have a weekend full of good times!
Festival highlights include the Demolition Derby (7 pm), The Deloreans (9 pm) on Friday; Mud Jam (noon), Clogging Jamboree (1 pm), Peanut Butter Sculpture Contest (2 pm), Crazy X Band (7 pm), Tony Jackson (9 pm) on Saturday; Chase Payne (3 pm), Gospel Showcase (3 pm) and Carly Pearce (5:15 pm) on Sunday.
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). Ride tickets are $1.50 each, $30 for 20 tickets, or $60 for 50 tickets plus 1 free ride. (Rides take 2 or more tickets each.)
Festival hours are 2 to 10:30 pm Thursday, 10 am to 11 pm Friday – Saturday and 10 am to 7 pm Sunday. (On Friday, the midway opens at noon.)
For more information, call 866-666-3247.