Suffolk Peanut Festival
This year marks the 35th anniversary of Suffolk, Virginia’s premier festival. This family-friendly event honors the city’s agriculture heritage and devotion to peanuts, our favorite legumes. Suffolk Peanut Fest has been featured in numerous magazines, including Southern Living, The Southern Farmers Almanac, Best Festivals—Mid Atlantic, Sauveurs, a French Cooking Magazine and Virginia Business.
Known for its fun family activities, Suffolk Peanut Fest offers concerts, amusement rides, contests and competitions, a demolition derby, a truck and tractor pull, motorcycle rally, fireworks and much more. Combine all of these great activities with local and national entertainment and you have a weekend full of good times!
The Suffolk Peanut Fest is host to as many as 125,000 visitors over four days, attracting folks from as far north as Canada, stretching down the east coast and to the mid-west. With something for everyone, Suffolk Peanut Fest is the ideal event to create new memories and family traditions.