UPDATE:

Due to the weather forecast, Senior Day will be shorten to 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Festival Officials will continue to monitor weather conditions. Attendees should also be mindful of possible inclement weather.

ORIGINAL:
DOTHAN, Ala. (WDHN) — It’s Senior Day at the Peanut Fest!

On Thursday, general admission to the fair is free for senior citizens (55+) from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

Each year a special day is set aside to honor seniors and allow them to enjoy the fair and everything it has to offer.

Seniors also have the opportunity to enjoy free rides on the Ferris wheel during their visit to the festival.

The entrance to the main gate as well as the Arts and Crafts building will open at 10:00 a.m. The Alfa Exhibit and live entertainment by the band Stateline will begin at 12:00 p.m.