PorktoberQue gates open today, Saturday September 24 at 10am at the Houston County Farm Center located at 1701 E. Cottonwood Road in Dothan. You can pay at the gate, and it is $5 per person per day, with children 12 and under FREE! Well-behaved pets on a leash are welcome as well. TODAY IS THE EVAN BARBER & the DEAD GAMBLERS concert at 3:30 pm. Do not miss it!
The KIDS QUE kicks off today’s activities, The Ultimate Air Dogs are jumping, the beer will be cold, and there’s dozens of food and merchandise vendors on site. The Man Cave is open and the TV’s will have the SEC football games on them, the Corn Hole tournament kicks off today after lunch, and the BBQ Queens are selling whole butts and racks of ribs to go. 40 of the best competition BBQ teams will be competing today for $8,000.00 in prize money and awards. The Reptile Discovery Program is in the FestHaus and there’s live polka music ALL DAY LONG too! Gates open from 10 AM- 6pm!
Here’s the entertainment schedule:
Also, you may notice the “TBA” that is Saturday on the outside stage at noon. The Alabama Music Association is filling that slot with a bunch of artists who will each perform on or two songs. The list is as follows:
Kyle Brigham.……Award wining State(Alabama Music Association) and National(North America Country Music Association International) Male/Traditional Country Artist
Vikki Latner.……..Award wining State(Alabama Music Association) and National (North America Country Music Association International) Female /Traditional Country Artist
Jimmy Harris…..Award Wining state(AMA) & National(NACMAI) male Traditional Country Artist 50+
Nori Hendrix………Award Wining State Female Traditional Country Artist
Tucker Wilson….. Award Wining State Youth Male Traditional Country Artist
Deanna Johnson….. Award Wining State and National Youth Female New Country ARtist
Avery Griffith…… Award Wining State Youth Female New Country Artist
*insider tip* there is almost NEVER a line and usually good parking outside of the large metal building we call the Fest Haus (it faces Publix and the Circle). You can walk in the back door of the building and buy your ticket and be right in the middle of the polka fun and avoid the lines! This is like it used to be in the “old” p’nut festival days.