The Ruston-Lincoln Chamber of Commerce hosts the Louisiana Peach Festival in Ruston's 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.
Festival goers 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 $10 Friday, $5 Saturday or Weekend Passes $15. (All admission prices include concerts.) Pets other than service dogs are not allowed at the festival.
11 a.m. - Zach O'Neil (Country)
12:30 p.m. - Monty Russell & Chris Canterbury (Country)
2 p.m. - Bethany Raybourn (Indie/Alt. Country)
3:30 p.m. - Jimmy & the 45's (60s Psychedelic Rock)
5 p.m. - Fiddlin' Tim Trio (Swamp Pop/Blues)<
Noon - Judge & Jury (Delta Blues)
1:30 p.m. - TBA
2:30 p.m. - Shayliff (Alternative Rock)
3:30 p.m. - Jimmy & the 45's (60's Psychedelic Rock)
5 p.m. - TBA
7:30 p.m. - Hydrogen Child (Pop)
9 p.m. - The Molly Ringwalds (80's Cover Band)
Please Note: 2015 Peach Stop locations coming soon!
Pick up your passport (game card) at any Peach Stop. Visit any or all the Peach Stops Monday, June 22 - Friday, June 26. Ask to have your passport stamped at each location. (No purchase required.) Submit your passport at any entrance gate of the festival by June 27, 2015, 5 p.m. to be eligible for prizes. Thank you for shopping local!
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