Have you ever been to the Louisiana Peach Festival in historic downtown Ruston, Louisiana? Ruston is approximately 140 miles from Texarkana, a short drive for some peachy fun.

The Louisiana Peach Festival is slated for Saturday, June 5, and this is one of the premier events of the South, dating back to 1951. Created by peach farmers who live in that area who look forward to this event each year to sell their locally homegrown peaches in Louisiana and the surrounding states. The Ruston Lincoln Convention and Visitors Bureau and Downtown Ruston have now taken over the event and not only will you be able to purchase delicious peaches but you will also enjoy a day-long festival filled with plenty to do for people of all ages.

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Peach Fest will feature a ton of arts and crafts vendors selling unique items and merchandise, food vendors, peach art exhibits, and more. A super lineup of live concerts from local and regional artists and this year Peach Fest features 10 bands throwing one big Louisiana party on the Railroad Park Stage.

All festival activities are free from 9 AM - 3 PM. Admission after 3 PM required $10 for adults 12+, $5 kids 5-11, kids 4 and under are free. Visit their Facebook page for more information.

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