Louisiana Peach Festival Brings Sweet Fun to Ruston
June is prime time for peaches in North Louisiana, and for more than 60 years this Ruston festival has celebrated the fuzzy fruit.
The rich, rolling farmlands of North Louisiana are known for many delicious crops, but perhaps none are as famous as Ruston peaches. Juicy and oh-so-sweet, they are a staple of summer, and celebrated at the Louisiana Peach Festival.
Held annually in June, the Louisiana Peach Festival is a favorite event.
Overview: Come discover the homegrown flavors, art, music, and culture of Ruston, LA at the 71st Annual Louisiana Peach Festival. This year’s festival features 10+ hours of live music, a juried arts market, food vendors, kids’ activities, and more peachy fun in the heart of charming Downtown Ruston.
Don't Miss: Saturday morning, you’ll want to head to downtown early to get first pick of handmade goods and arts from 75 local vendors at the Peach Arts Market. Across the street from the market is The Kids Alley, where interactive art experiences are available for children of all ages to enjoy.
Must-taste: Once you’ve worked up an appetite, visit Park Avenue for a variety of festival eats including meat pies, pizza, barbecue and more. Of course, the typical festival fare is tasty, but you’ve got to try a peachy treat too. On a June day, there’s no better way to cool off than with a bowl of peach ice cream.
Music: Enjoy 10+ hours of live music throughout the day on the Railroad Park Stage. The Hollow Decks will be headlining Saturday night. See a full music line up.
Learn more about the Louisiana Peach Festival and find a complete schedule of events. And make sure you don’t leave town without picking up a basket of delicious peaches to take home with you!