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Peanut Festival Parade changes route to enhance safety


Peanut Festival Parade changes route to enhance safety
The new Floresville Peanut Festival Parade route will no longer travel along Third Street in either direction. The changes, the festival association says, will allow for more vendor spaces and provide more safety for festivalgoers.


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The Floresville Peanut Festival Association and city of Floresville have approved changes to the annual parade route through downtown Floresville. The parade is set for Saturday, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. . . .

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Maria Calvert  
Willson County  
Friday at 5:07pm
 
Do any of you commentors happen to know how much a vendor space cost on Third Street - compared the to craft vendor spaces around the library the cost is outrageous! $50 versus $200.

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
Friday at 3:26pm
 
@Jim: it relative because 'Delightful' was concerned that the peanut festival funds went directly into the Floresville general fund.

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
Thursday at 9:23pm
 
The video of the Peanut Festival parade route is so cool! Looking forward to the new route. :)

 
Its Me  
Over Here  
Thursday at 8:20pm
 
Why do you care Jim. What does it matter?

 
Jim Miller  
Floresville, TX  
Thursday at 6:22pm
 
Nanette: why is this relevant?

 
Nannette Kilbey-Smith, Editor  
Floresville  
Thursday at 3:40pm
 
The Floresville Peanut Festival Association contacted the Wilson County News with this comment: We are separate and apart from the city with our own by-laws and governing body.

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
Thursday at 12:12pm
 
The old route had the parade doubling back on itself at the intersection of C & 3rd. Back when the parade was shorter it wasn't as big an issue, but in the last few years I've noticed floats coming back by Trail Riders ... More ›

 
Webmaster  
Floresville  
Thursday at 7:46am
 
You can win peanut festivity prizes by sharing your favorite Peanut Festival photo from the past. Visit http://bit.ly/peanutcontest!

 
Delightful  
Downtown  
Thursday at 6:54am
 
It is my opinon, that this route change has less to do with the safety along Third Street and more to do with the revenue for the Association, i.e. City - after all they have a debt, payable by the 6,000 plus City citizens, approaching ... More ›

 
Russell Dickerson  
Floresville, TX  
Wednesday at 3:28pm
 
[Not an official spokesman] The FBCF Youth will be managing the parking at the First Baptist Church again this year as a fundraiser. As you can see, the route encircles the church. You will be able to access the parking by ... More ›

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