Know before you go: glorious food at NPF!

Published: Nov. 5, 2021 at 3:35 PM CDT|Updated: Nov. 4, 2022 at 4:20 PM CDT
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - Some of the most anticipated attractions of the National Peanut Festival are the many food vendors that line the midway and the food court walkway.

There are dozens of options for people with a love for fried delicacies to people with a sweet tooth. No matter what your craving is, there are so many options, and the lines can be very long. Vendors like The Corndog Man will have a line an hour or more long because people can’t leave the fairgrounds without it.

To help you find vendors with ease, News 4 has the NPF map of food vendors that are worth a taste! Take a look below:

Map of fair ground's food vendors
Map of fair ground's food vendors(National Peanut Festival/WTVY)

If you’re wondering, what do these vendors have to eat? We took a survey of News 4′s favorite fair food that is a must-have! Check it out:

18% of people were looking forward to funnel cakes or “Elephant Ears”, which are staple items that are at the festival every year.

13% of people can’t wait to visit The Corndog Man and the roasted corn booth and which are staple items that are at the festival every year.

10% of people craved boiled peanuts at McNeil Farm’s booth, a southern go-to.

8% of people want to get their hands on peach cobbler in a cone, and fried Oreos

5% of people want Firehouse fries topped with prime rib, candy apples, Walking Tacos, and loaded baked potatoes

and lastly, 3% of people wanted to taste test turkey legs, fried Snickers, and chicken and waffles.

In addition to all of the suggestions from the News 4 team, there are dozens more food vendors set up in the food alley. The gallery of vendors below gives a visual while you browse:

The midway section for the festival, among the rides, houses many other concession stands selling foods like caramel apples, cotton candy, pizza, pretzels, lemonade, etc.

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