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Mardi Gras Events in Ruston

January 9, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Carnival season is here, and Ruston is preparing to laissez les bon temps rouler! Everyone knows Louisiana does Mardi Gras best, and now you have two ways to celebrate the season in Ruston, LA!

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Railroad Fest – A Celebration of Makers & Music

March 28, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Downtown Ruston offers some of the city’s most enjoyable events. On this list is one of our favorite festivals that highlights regional arts and music and celebrates the rich culture of Ruston and Louisiana – Railroad Makers & Music Festival. This event gives attendees the chance to shop works from talented [...]

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Visitors Guide to the Louisiana Peach Festival

June 5, 2018Written by: Madison Wooley

Louisiana Peach Festival 2018 is upon us! You don’t want to miss a single thing during this fun-filled event. This year, celebrate Ruston’s “Peachy Paradise” with a variety of activities and entertainment. Some festival favorites are returning, but there will be new activities in store for attendees. Check out our guide below and let us know what you’re [...]

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Loyal Blue Weekends in Louisiana’s College Town

August 6, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

There are few things more exciting than LA Tech Football season here in Ruston! It’s a special time of year when students, alumni, locals, and fans from all over the country come together to cheer on the Bulldogs. Loyal Blue Weekends celebrate LA Tech football throughout the community and offer a whole new home-game experience that should not be missed!

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4 Must-Attend Events for Fall

September 5, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Fall is Ruston’s busiest time of year. Between game days for Louisiana Tech and Grambling State University and Ruston’s lively downtown district, there’s never a weekend without something to do! Our online calendar is filled with live music, theatrical performances, films, and so much more; [...]

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Holidays in Ruston

November 16, 2018Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Christmas in Ruston is like nothing else. Downtown shops with beautifully decorated windows, streets lined with twinkling lights, and a community with cheerful spirits and thankful hearts elicit all the warm feelings of being home for the holidays. With so much happening during this season, we wanted to bring you a collection of the ways to celebrate the holidays with your friends and family [...]

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