Louisiana Peach Festival

June 26th, 2015 - June 27th, 2015
Ruston
West Park Ave., Ruston, LA 71270
318-255-2031
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Ruston

The Louisiana Peach Festival is held the 4th weekend in June when the peaches are ripe and delicious! 2015 will be the 65th celebration of this festival, one of the longest running agricultural events in Louisiana.

In beautiful downtown Ruston you can enjoy the parade, concerts, kid's rides, art & crafts show, peach eating contest, peach cookery contest and more. Throughout Lincoln Parish there's also a rodeo, golf tournament, bass tournament, Kid's fishing tournament, 5K, tennis tournament, quilting contest, baby photo contest, diaper derby and antique car show. Something for everyone!

Admission is charged for ages 7 and over. Friday $10 armband, includes concerts. Saturday 8-6 p.m. armband $5. $10 armbands are also available on Saturday to include concerts.

*Please check back often for updated events, times, and locations.

MUSIC

   Friday, June 26

6:30 p.m.  Concert: Dash Rip Rock at Railroad Park stage

8:00 p.m.  Concert: TBA at Railroad Park stage

   Saturday, June 27

11:00 a.m. Concert: Zach O'Neil at Civic Center stage

12:00 p.m. Concert: TBA at Railroad Park stage

12:30 p.m. Concert: TBA at Civic Center stage

1:30 p.m.   Concert: TBA at Railroad Park stage

2:00 p.m.  Concert: Russ Town Band at the Dixie Center for the Arts

2:00 p.m.  Concert: TBA at Civic Center stage

2:30 p.m.  Concert: Shayliff at Railroad Park stage

3:30 p.m.  Concert: Jimmy & the 45's at Civic Center stage

5:00 p.m.  Concert: TBA at Civic Center stage

7:30 p.m.  Concert: Hydrogen Child at Railroad Park stage

9:00 p.m.  Concert: The Molly Ringwalds at Railroad Park stage

MAIN EVENTS

  Thursday, June 25  

5:30 p.m.  Peach Art Exhibit Reception at Ruston City Hall

  Friday, June 26

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Fine Arts Show at Ruston City Hall

8 a.m. - 10 p.m.  Live Action Sports Show at Railroad Park 

8:00 p.m.  Rodeo at North Louisiana Exhibition Center

  Saturday, June 27

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Beta Sigma Phi Arts & Crafts Show at Ruston Civic Center

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Fine Arts Show at Ruston City Hall

9:00 a.m.  Festival Parade in Downtown Ruston

9 a.m. - 3 p.m.  Antique Car Show in BancorpSouth parking lot

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.  Live Action Sports Show at Railroad Park

8:00 p.m. Rodeo at North Louisiana Exhibition Center

KIDS

  Friday, June 26

8:00 a.m.  Lincoln Parish Park Kids' Fishing Tournament at Lincoln Parish Park

5 p.m. - 10 p.m.  Downtown Food Courts & Kid's Zone at Railroad Park

  Saturday, June 27

8 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Children's Expo at Civic Center

8 a.m. - 10 p.m.  Downtown Food Courts & Kid's Zone

SPORTS

  Friday - Sunday  

Squire Creek Golf Tournament, Peach Invitational

  Friday, June 26

6:00 p.m.  Tennis Tournament Home Court at LA Tech University

  Saturday, June 27

Time TBA   Tennis Tournament Continues at LA Tech University

7:00 a.m.  5K & 1-Mile Fun Run

8:00 p.m.  Bass Tournament at Lake D'Arbonne, Registration 6-8 pm at D'Arbonne Diner

CONTESTS

  Friday, June 26

9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.  Baby Photo Contest at The Children's Shoppe

10:00 a.m.  Peach Cookery Contest at Presbyterian Church of Ruston

  Saturday, June 27

9 a.m. - 5 p.m.  Baby Photo Contest at The Children's Shoppe

9 a.m. - 6 p.m.  Fabric Art Challenge Quilting Contest at Quilteroos

11:00 a.m.  Diaper Derby at Trinity United Methodist Church

6:30 p.m.  Peach Eating Contest Railroad Park