2021floresvillepeanutfestival

Peanut Festival courts place at parades

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The Floresville Peanut Festival Court of Ancestral Remembrance Royal Court and Children’s Court float down U.S. 87 Oct. 30 as part of the 32nd annual Sutherland Springs Old Town Days celebration. The courts brought home first and second place, respectively.

Peanut Festival Coronation tickets go on sale Sept. 25

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The Floresville Peanut Festival Association has announced that tickets for the coronation of the 2021 Court of Ancestral Remembrance will go on sale Saturday, Sept. 25. Tickets may be purchased at Sisters Boutique & Gifts at 918 10th St. (U.S. 181) in Floresville. The coronation will be held on Thursday, Oct. 7, at 7 p.m. in the Wiley Seale Auditorium […]

Stockdale receives a royal invitation

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The Floresville Peanut Festival’s Court of Ancestral Remembrance visits with the Stockdale City Council June 8 to invite the city of Stockdale to the 77th annual Floresville Peanut Festival, set for Oct. 5-9. Members of the court include (front) Prince-elect Josiah Farias, Princess-elect Sage Herrera, Prince-elect Brandon Cardenas, First Runner-up Princess-elect Skylar Yow, Queen-elect Abby Saenz, Princess-elect Makayla Gonzales, Prince-elect […]

FREASIERS WELCOME COURT OF ANCESTRAL REMEMBRANCE

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The James Freasier family of Floresville opens the gates of their home July 10, to host the Floresville Peanut Festival Court of Ancestral Remembrance for their annual peanut-bagging tradition. Participating were (back, l-r) Prince-elect Josiah Farias, Princess-elect Sage Herrera, Prince-elect Brandon Cardenas, First Runner-up Princess-elect Skylar Yow, Queen-elect Abby Saenz, King-elect Jacob Trevino, Princess-elect Makayla Gonzales, Princeelect Darryn Castillo, President […]

Peanut Court pays visit to La Vernia

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Members of Floresville Peanut Festival’s Court of Ancestral Remembrance visit with the La Vernia City Council June 10, to formally invite them and all La Vernia residents to the 2021 Floresville Peanut Festival, planned for Oct. 5-9 in downtown Floresville. Court members present include (l-r) Prince-elect Josiah Farias, Princess-elect Sage Herrera, Princeelect Brandon Cardenas, First Runner-up Princess Skylar Yow, King-elect […]

INTRODUCING THE COURT OF ANCESTRAL REMEMBRANCE

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Floresville Peanut Festival Association President Rhea Nell Rogers (behind lectern) is surrounded by the festival’s 2021 Court of Ancestral Remembrance at the July 22 Floresville City Council meeting. Attending “royalty” includes Prince-elect Josiah Farias (l-r, back), Princes-select Sage Herrera, Prince-elect Brandon Cardenas, First Runner-up Princes-select Skylar Yow, Queen-elect Abby Saenz, King-elect Jacob Trevino, Princess-elect Makayla Gonzales, Prince-elect Darryn Castillo, and […]

It’s ‘peanut’ time in Floresville!

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Let’s have a parade! The rain held off May 15 and folks flocked to downtown Floresville to enjoy the Floresville Peanut Festival Parade and Spring Fest. The 76th Floresville Peanut Festival was canceled last October, as COVID-19 limited large public gatherings. As soon as the pandemic allowed, the Floresville Peanut Festival Association crafted a unique spring event, including a parade […]

Downtown streets to close May 15 for Floresville Peanut Fest Parade

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The Floresville Peanut Festival Spring Fest on Saturday, May 15, will mean street closures in downtown Floresville for the parade and festivities. Floresville’s annual signature event was postponed from last October, due to COVID-19. Street closures Friday through Sunday, May 14-16, will include: •C Street from the east side of the street, including middle-of-thestreet parking between Third and Fourth streets […]