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Louisiana Peach Festival

MapRuston, LA 71270
(318) 255-2031; (800) 392-9032

Description

The city of Ruston hosts the Louisiana Peach Festival in its downtown area each year during the fourth weekend of June. The festival, which coincides with the beginning of peach season in Ruston, celebrates Ruston’s famed produce crop and is the oldest agricultural festival in Louisiana. Festivalgoers can indulge in Ruston’s famous peach ice cream, peach cobbler and various other peach delicacies. Peach lovers also have opportunities to participate in the festival’s peach-eating contest or the peach cookery contest. Additionally, the Louisiana Peach Festival features live music entertainment, an extensive arts-and-crafts market, a parade, an antique car show, fishing tournaments and more. With events that people of all ages can enjoy, the festival offers a weekend full of family fun.

There is an admission fee for anyone over the age of seven. Admission is $5 Friday after 5:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 AM through 6:00 p.m. Tickets for the Saturday evening music in Railroad Park are $10, but armbands that cover both Saturday admission and the evening concert are also available for purchase for $10. Pets other than service dogs are not allowed at the festival.

Additional Information

Region: North
Month: June
Type: Food
Heritage
Music

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Reader Comments:
Sep 28, 2013 02:50 pm
 Posted by  Jennifer Gates

BlackPot Camp, Lakeview Park, Eunice, LA.
Oct. 20th to Oct 24th.
A music camp that provides an outlet for people to learn Cajun and other music from their favorite musicians, including hosts The Revelers and friends, along with artists performing at the Black Pot Festival; a learning experience in Cajun cuisine taught by local cooks in a hands-on environment; a loose, festive atmosphere that encourages extracurricular jamming and sharing of experiences among campers from all places an backgrounds; campers with instruction in traditional social dance such as Cajun and Square-Dancing; and above all a fun, unforgettable and interactive experience for lovers of Cajun and other roots music (including folks who don't play music at all!) leading up to the Black Pot Festival the weekend following camp.
http://revelersband.com/blackpot-camp-staff-2013/

Oct 20th Sunday Night: Revelers 8pm / $10

Oct 21st Monday Night: Jesse Lege 8pm / $10

Oct 22nd Tuesday Night: Square dance 8pm / $5

Oct 23rd Wednesday Night: Honky Tonk 8pm / $10

Oct 27th Sunday Night (After Party) 8pm / $10
Feufoilet w/ special guest

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