DOTHAN, AL (WTVY) -- The National Peanut Festival added a new tradition Saturday afternoon.
Festival organizer were setting up the first ever scavenger hunt at the festival.
Groups were given a list of things to find, and then simply had to take a selfie of them doing it.
Drenea York organized the event, and she tells us, "We are so excited, we did not have the costume contest this year, we're trying the scavenger hunt, and we're hoping for great success."
With more than 30 participants, everyone was getting in on the fun; even Ms. National Peanut Festival, Julie Mae Sherrer herself.
Sherrer says, "We're a part of the scavenger hunt. So they're going around and having to find us, and take a selfie with us, so we're so excited!"
Challenges included getting pictures at certain tens, eating certain foods, or even getting a picture with a TV or radio personality.
And families love the idea of the scavenger hunt being a new addition to the peanut festival.
Dustin Rivenbark from Columbia says, "I've been coming for years, so I'm excited to see anything new. We love the peanut festival, we love what it stands for and it's about."
Brittney Capilinger from Luverne says, "I've been coming for years, so I'm excited to see anything new. We love the peanut festival, we love what it stands for and it's about."
The festival fairgrounds will open on Sunday morning at 10 AM.