Everything you need to know about the Floresville Peanut Festival

75th Annual Peanut Festival kicks off on Tuesday


FLORESVILLE, Texas – Ove the past 75 years the Floresville Peanut Festival has become a go-to event in Wilson County.

It was in 1938 that the first festival was planned to celebrate the farming and harvesting of the peanut crop.

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It was first called the "Floresville Peanut Pow Wow" and in 1938 it was changed to the Floresville Peanut Festival. 

Nowadays, there aren't as many peanut farms in the area but a few still exist. 

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The festival always takes places the second full weekend in October.

Here's a list of key events taking place: 

  • This year it kicks off Tuesday with the Goober Games at the Floresville Event Center. 
  • On Thursday the "Queen Tunaep LXXV Coronation" will take place at the Wiley Seale Auditorium.
  • On Friday there will be a kiddie parade as well as a carnival and free street dance.
  • On Saturday the Grand Parade will take place at 10 a.m. and there also will be a full day of scheduled entertainment and fun. It all ends with a free street dance that evening as well. 



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