Coming Up: Fireworks at the Fairgrounds 2021

Fireworks at the Fairgrounds 2021

Let the Fourth of July countdown begin! Mark your calendars and make plans to celebrate with family and friends at Fireworks at the Fairgrounds 2021 hosted by the National Peanut Festival Saturday, July 3rd!

The Details

Gates open at 5 p.m. Come early to enjoy fair food such as corn dogs, ice cream, peanuts, sliced watermelon, Bayou Billy’s Sweet Tea and more! Plus, there will be arts and crafts, vendors, music, exhibits and a car show.

For families with kids, inflatables and train rides will add to the fun! Finally, when the sun sets, the fireworks will start. The sky will light up with brilliant booms at 9 p.m.


Head to the National Peanut Festival fairgrounds located at 5622 U.S. Highway 231 South in Dothan, AL. The National Peanut Festival is held here annually each fall to celebrate the peanut harvest season. The festival has been at the U.S. Highway 231 South fairgrounds since 1999.

There is an amphitheater, open-air arena, ag complex, two exhibit buildings and fairgrounds situated on more than 200 acres. All the space allows the fairgrounds to host other events like the fireworks and live concerts throughout the year as well.

In fact, add this year’s National Peanut Festival to your calendar while you are at it! The world’s largest peanut festival is scheduled for November 5-14, 2021. During those 10 days, there will be amusement rides, concerts, family events, livestock shows, animal attractions, tons of peanuts and so much more!

Give Back

Be sure to bring cash! Besides vendors and concessions at Fireworks at the Fairgrounds, parking is $10 per car. Proceeds benefit the Wiregrass United Way. The Wiregrass United Way serves six counties including Houston, Henry, Geneva, Dale, Coffee and Barbour.

They have 39 partner agencies within those areas that connect people with the resources and tools they need for success. The Wiregrass United Way enhances the lives of those in the community by focusing on health, education and financial wellness.

Have questions, want to volunteer or learn more? Contact the Wiregrass United Way here.


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