Goober Games kicks off the celebration week on Tuesday afternoon with games and activities for all children. The Goober Games are held on the grounds of the courthouse. The Coronation of Queen Tunaep, King Reboog and the royal court are crowned during an elaborate ceremony. The gorgeous gowns of the court, with their long, flowing trains, are designed by local talent and constructed by friends, family, and/or professional seamstresses with a different theme each year.
The carnival kicks off as the beginning of the weekend festivities on Thursday. Friday afternoon begins with a Kiddie Parade for children and their friends to show off their floats and costumes. The winners of the Kiddie Parade are invited to participate in the Big Parade on Saturday. Friday night features a Street Dance featuring local talent. Saturday is the grand party, beginning with the Floresville Peanut Festival Parade at 10:00 a. m.
The day's activities also include the annual raffle, arts and crafts vendors, various musical, dance groups, local talent and various entertainment located on several stages around the “peanut square” and carnival -- fun activities for the whole family to enjoy. Peanut products such as peanut brittle, homemade peanut butter, peanut cookies, roasted peanuts (shelled and salted), pies and ice cream are all available to satisfy your peanut palate. The evening continues with a Street Dance provided by local talent. Food concessions remain open to quench your hunger and thirst.
Call 830-393-6664 for more information.