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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 and $5 Saturday 8:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. Tickets for the Saturday evening music in Railroad Park are $10, or 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. Entertainment schedule:

Friday, June 27

6:30 p.m. – Louisiana Swamp Donky, Facebook.com/SwampDonkyMusic
8 p.m. – The Molly Ringwalds, TheMollyRingwalds.com

Sat, June 28

7 p.m. – Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band, ChubbyCarrier.com
9 p.m. – Dylan Scott, DylanScottCountry.com

Behind the Scenes Sponsor: Hampton Inn

Peach Stops

Pick up your passport (game card) at any Peach Stop. Visit any or all the 30 Peach Stops Monday, June 23 – Friday, June 27. Ask to have your passport stamped at each location. (Purchase may be required.) Submit your passport at any entrance gate of the festival by June 28, 2014, 5 p.m. to be eligible for prizes. Thank you for shopping local!

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1. Beehive Outlet
2. Centric Federal Credit Union
3. Chartreuse Pear
4. Counter Culture of Ruston
5. The Depot
6. The Fabric Shop
7. The Fashion of Ruston
8. Hampton Inn
9. Hot Rod BBQ
10. Lagniappe Auto Title, LLC
11. Lewis Boutique
12. Mitcham Farms, LLC
13. North Central Louisiana Arts Council
14. Penny Perfect
15. The Pewter Company
16. Ponchatoulas
17. Prescription Shoppe Pharmacy
18. Quilteroo's
19. RE/MAX Results Realty
20. Rosemary's Kitchen
21. Russ Place-Enlivant
22. Ruston Animal Clinic
23. Ruston Florist & Boutique
24. Ruston Lincoln CVB
25. Ruston Wellness and Compounding Pharmacy
26. Scott’s Catfish of Ruston
27. Sears Hometown Store
28. State Farm/Kim Dupree
29. Townsend House Gifts
30. Wingstop
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