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FXBG Peeps Show with yellow duck peep on the left and pink rabbit peep on the right. Hand drawn purple Fredericksburg skyline in the background

2nd Annual FXBG Peeps Show


Show Dates:
Friday, June 7 – Sunday, July 14, 2024
Friday, June 7 (Opening Reception for First Friday)

Show Location info:
FXBG Visitor Center Auditorium

Summer Fun with my Peeps!


diorama of peeps in front of carl's ice cream

2023 Best in Peeps Grand Prize Winner
Linda Moore

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Purple and Pink bunny peeps and a yellow chick on each side of the text

The FXBG Visitor Center is hosting the 2nd Annual FXBG Peeps Diorama Show and Competition!

Show Dates:
Friday, June 7 – Sunday, July 14, 2024
Friday, June 7 (Opening Reception for First Friday)

Show Location:
FXBG Visitor Center Auditorium – 706 Caroline Street

Summer Fun with my Peeps – what do you like to do in the summer with your “peeps”?

Entry Categories:
Children (12 and under) – ALL participants must be under the age of 12 and did not receive adult support with the diorama outside of safety support (hot glue and scissors).
Teen (13-17) – ALL participants must between the ages of 13 and 17.
Adult (18 and over) – ALL participants must be over the age of 18.
Family – Participants must be a family of children/teens and adults.
Group/Business Organization – Participants represent a group, business or non-profit organization.

Diorama Dimensions/Size Limit:
The diorama should be constructed on a base that measures no more than 18 inches wide, 18 inches deep and 36 inches high. Hint: shoe or boot boxes make great bases.

Materials and Construction:
Required: Peeps marshmallow candies and diorama must have a sturdy base or platform
Construct your diorama using materials and tools of your choice. Materials that can be used (but not limited to): glue, tape, scissors, props, decorations, printed backdrops.
Ensure that your piece is stable and can withstand transportation to the Visitor Center without getting damaged. Please do not use perishable materials or anything that may cause a mess/odor or pose a hazard.

Peep Marshmallow Candies:
Peeps marshmallow candies should be the main characters or elements of your diorama. You may use other materials to enhance your creation, but Peeps must be the focal point. Feel free to use Peeps of different colors and sizes to add depth and variety to your diorama. We will provide up to 8 FREE peeps for each diorama entry. Free Peeps can be picked up at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center. Once you enter, we will contact you about picking up your free Peeps. Any additional Peeps you may need can be purchased online at:

Contest Entry:
To enter the FXBG Peeps Diorama Show, please fill out the entry form below
Physical entry forms are available at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center (706 Caroline St.)
Entry forms must be submitted by Friday, May 24, 2024 at 4:00 pm.
One entry per person/group.

FXBG Peeps Show Category Awards: (Prizes and ribbons for each category)
Best in Peeps Grand Prize
2024 Peep-les Choice
Children (12 and under)
Teen (13-17)
Adult (18 and over)
Group/Business Organization

Judging Criteria:
-Fits in Summer with my Peeps theme
-Creativity and original concept
-Creative use of peeps
*Winners will be announced at the Friday, June 7 Opening Reception.

Drop off info:
Please put your name on the back or the bottom of the diorama.
Please deliver your diorama entry to the FXBG Visitor Center (706 Caroline St.) at these times:
Thursday, May 30 – Wednesday, June 5 from 9am to 4pm.
We are not able to accept entries before Thursday, May 30. Dioramas not dropped off by Wednesday, June 5 will not be eligible for judging.

Pick up info:
Please pick up your diorama between Monday, July 15 – Monday, July 22. Any dioramas not picked up by close of business on Monday, July 22 will be disposed of.

Diorama scenes must be family-friendly and appropriate for public view. Obscene, provocative, or questionable content will be disqualified. The FXBG Visitor Center retails sole discretion as to what constitutes inappropriate content.
By entering the FXBG Peep Diorama Show, you agree to let the FXBG Visitor Center take photos or videos of your diorama for social media, web and future marketing purposes.
FXBG Visitor Center is not responsible for damage to dioramas while they are on display. The department will not pay for repair or replacement costs for any artwork lost, stolen or damaged while at the Fredericksburg Visitor Center.

PEEPS® and the PEEPS® chick and bunny shapes are trademarks of Just Born, Inc., Bethlehem, PA 18017. © 2024. All Rights Reserved.


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Purple and Pink bunny peeps and a yellow chick  on each side of the text

Fill out the form below or stop by the Visitor Center to fill out a form.

FXBG Peeps Show Entry Form

Please out the form below to enter into the 2024 FXBG Peeps Show. If you have any questions, please email us at

Name of Person filling out the form:(Required)
Please choose your entry category: (only choose (1) one)(Required)
End-of-show preference(Required)

Text: 2023 Winners<br />
Purple and Pink bunny peeps and a yellow chick on each side of the text

Best in Show 
Linda Moore

Peep-les Choice Award
Linda Moore

Children’s Category
1st place – Trevor Heden
2nd place – Franklin Street Peeps
3rd place – Harrison Bochat

Adult Category
1st place – Richard Johnsen & Melanie Kito
2nd place – Ann Waters
3rd place – Lydia Grande

Family Category
1st place – Waranis Family
2nd place – Kassock Family

PEEPS® and the PEEPS® chick and bunny shapes are trademarks of Just Born, Inc.