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Guide to the Louisiana Peach Festival

June 4, 2019Written by:

Man on Stilts

Celebrate this year’s theme “A Peach in Time” with a wide range of entertainment and activities that everyone is sure to enjoy. Both Friday and Saturday of the festival bring traditional favorites and new activities to experience. Browse our guide below and make your plans to attend the Louisiana Peach Festival, June 21-22 in downtown Ruston! [...]

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BBQ Eats in Ruston

May 13, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Bad Wolf Sweet Potato

There’s no doubt some of the best and most comforting food can be found at local BBQ restaurants. It’s something about southern BBQ served to you by smiling faces that makes you feel right at home no matter where you find yourself. Ruston has no shortage of options when it comes to comfort food, and whether it’s traditional southern BBQ you crave or something with a little mo [...]

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RUSTON STRONG

May 1, 2019Written by: Ruston Lincoln CVB Team

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A message from Travis Napper, President/CEO of the Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau As most of you know, and some of you experienced first-hand, Ruston was hit by an EF3 tornado in the early hour of Thursday, April 25. While much of Ruston was spared, there were multiple areas of our community that received devastating damage. With heavy hearts we mourn the [...]

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Tourism Development Grants Available

April 23, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

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The Ruston Lincoln Convention & Visitors Bureau is now accepting applications for our matching grant program called Make It Happen. This is a tourism development matching grant program that aims to help create and fund special events [...]

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Downtown Food Park – The Latest in Ruston’s Culinary Scene

April 15, 2019Written by: Amanda Quimby Carrier, TMP

Grown and Grazed Patty Melt

Located in the heart of Historic Downtown Ruston is Heard Freighthouse Food Park. Food parks are quickly growing in popularity largely because of their unique dining concept. Many sell popular and traditional items while some offer otherwise unavailable ethnic cuisine, specialty dishes, and experimental recipes. Heard Freighthouse Food Park is no exception offering all of the above with ou [...]

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