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Louisiana Peach Festival

Friday, Jun 21, 2019 - Saturday, Jun 22, 2019Downtown Ruston, Ruston, LA 71270https://goo.gl/hJ3uLP

Take I-20 exit 85, hit Hwy 167 South and follow the crowd into downtown Ruston for the 69th Annual Louisiana Peach Festival. Overflowing with fun, the street will be filled with music, exciting events, artisans, and vendors, and the best part of all, deliciously sweet peaches, treats, and peach ice cream! There is something for everyone to enjoy including arts & crafts shows, the 5K Dawg Dash, a kid's fishing tournament, a peach cookery contest, a peach eating contest, a festival parade, the rodeo, and so much more! Watch Louisiana Peach Festival website or Louisiana Peach Festival Facebook for updates!

Pre-Festival Activities:
June 18 - Peach Hunt
June 18-22 - Peach Stops Passport Game

2018 Entertainment Schedule (Railroad Park Stage):

Friday, June 22
5:30 p.m. The Piano Man Jack
6-10 p.m. Louisiana Peachstock: Battle of the Bands

Saturday, June 23
11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Carolina Soul Band (Motown)
2 p.m. Lawrence Gibbs & The Russ-Town Band (Dixie Center for the Arts, 212 N. Vienna St.)
3 p.m. Zach O'Neil (Country)
5 p.m. Brian Calhoun (Country, Pop, Americana, & Folk)
7 p.m. J.A.M. Brass Band (Jazz)                       
9 p.m. Bag of Donuts ('60s to Current Cover Band)

Festival Activities:

Friday, June 22
8 a.m. Kids' Fishing Tournament at Lincoln Parish Park
8 a.m. 5 p.m. Peach Art Exhibit City Hall                                                                                                           10 a.m. Peach Cookery Contest at Presbyterian Church of Ruston
12 p.m-6 p.m. Arts & Crafts Show at Ruston Civic Center
12 p.m.-6 p.m. Peachy Play Zone 
12 p.m.-6 p.m. Challenge Zone behind Ruston Civic Center (prices not included in admission)
12 p.m.-11 p.m. Carnival Zone in Sexton Lot (prices not included in admission)
3 p.m. Diaper Derby, ages 6-24 months (location TBD)                                                                                 
5-9 p.m. National Guard Video Gaming Trailer Open Play - Railroad Park
5:15 p.m. Peach Eating Contest in Peachy Play Zone, Ages 17 & Under
6 p.m. Tennis Tournament at La Tech University. Registration required.
8 p.m. Rodeo at Exhibition Center; $10 age 13+, $5 children, age 3 & under free

Saturday, June 23
7 a.m. 5K Dawg Dash - Lincoln Parish Park
8 a.m.-12 p.m. Ruston Farmers Market (220 E. Mississippi Ave.)
8 a.m.-5 p.m. Peach Art Exhibit City Hall                                                                                                             8 a.m.-6 p.m. Arts & Crafts Show - Civic Center
8 a.m.-11 p.m. Carnival Zone in Sexton Lot (prices not included in admission)
9 a.m. "A Peach In Time" Parade 
9 a.m.-3 p.m. Antique Car Show in BancorpSouth parking lot (300 N. Trenton St.)
10 a.m.-6 p.m. Peach Play Zone 
12-4 p.m. Hula Hooper, Stilt Walker, & Juggler in Sexton Lot
3 p.m. National Guard “Madden 17” Competition at Railroad Park
5 p.m. National Guard “Call of Duty” Competition at Railroad Park
6 p.m. Tennis Tournament at La Tech University. Registration Required.
6:30 p.m. Cobbler Gobbler Eating Contest at Railroad Park. Pre-registration required.
8 p.m. Rodeo at Exhibition Center; $10 age 13+, $5 children, age 3 & under free
8 p.m. Nighttime Bass Tournament at D'Arbonne Pointe (147 Old Hwy. 15, Farmerville, LA) 

Watch the Louisiana Peach Festival website or Louisiana Peach Festival Facebook for additionally added events.

Peach Festival Admission Prices:

Friday, June 21st: 12pm-5pm: Free admission
Friday, June 21st: 5pm-10:30pm: $10
Saturday, June 22nd: 8am-10:30pm: $10
Weekend Pass: $15
Children 11 & Under: Free admission

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Thursday, Jun 20, 2019

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December 2019

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