The clocks have changed, the sun is shining and the flowers are blooming, meaning Spring has finally made its way to Lincoln Parish. If you’re anything like us, you can’t wait for all of the exciting events that are happening this Spring in Ruston! Although you won’t want to miss any of the fun coming up, we’re highlighting five events that are sure to make this spring in Ruston one for the books.
Bring your friends and family along to enjoy a one night only event of art and music. Take a stroll through the streets of Historic Downtown Ruston to find talent from over 25 artists in local galleries and shops on May 13th.
Every Saturday in May from 11am -1pm find your way to Railroad Park for an afternoon packed with live music from local talent. And, since you’re already in Downtown, you may as well go enjoy lunch and shopping at a few of our local establishments.
The Friends Ruston Skatepark is putting on a fundraiser/celebration benefiting the building of a skatepark here in Ruston! This won’t be your run-of-the-mill fundraiser, the event will feature live music, local food trucks, craft beer, merch, custom-designed skateboard decks along with other one-of-a-kind items available for bid. Online auctions open May 1st and will close during the event on May 13th. Come out and support the development of the skatepark and have a blast while doing so.
Lincoln Parish Park is hosting an afternoon of fun for the whole family. The festival will offer live music, a vintage car and airstream show, a silent auction and more festivities, all while being able to enjoy the beautiful scenery the park has to offer!
End the spring season with a bang and kick off summertime at this year’s Peach Festival. Mark your calendar for June 4th for this homegrown music and arts festival that will offer a taste of food, art, and music from all over Louisiana.
Springtime in Ruston is packed full with fun events for crowds of all ages, so be sure to check out our calendar of events if you want a full list of what’s happening this Spring.
Maggie is a Shreveport native and senior marketing student at Louisiana Tech University. She loves living and working in Downtown Ruston, all things Twilight, and is a pizza connoisseur. As Marketing Assistant, Maggie helps with special projects, communications, and content planning and creation.