When: Friday @ 5:15pm
Where: Railroad Park Stage
Come watch all the peach-loving contestants as they see who can eat the most peaches before time runs out! $50 value prize for the winner!
For ages 17 & under. No registration fee.
When: Fri, June 21 @ 3pm
Where: Ruston Farmers Market (220 E. Mississippi Ave.)
Sponsor: Paradigm Gym
Babies crawl and toddlers toddle a pre-set distance against the clock. Sometimes they do it, sometimes they don’t. The parents (and grandparents) are as much fun to watch as are the kids, when the big folks try to entice the little folks to come to them. There are 4 categories for children ages 6 months to 24 months.
Yard Jenga & Yard Tic Tac Toe
Face Painting by Range Resources
Inflatable obstacle course, World of Sports, Skee Ball, Soccer Dart, & Ring the Bell by Party Galaxy
More details to come!
When: Fri, June 21 @ 8am
Where: Lincoln Parish Park
Sponsors: Holstead’s Inc., Joe’s Tire Service, La Capitol FCU, McCarter Financial Group, Pamela Tompkins-Coldwell Banker Group One, SciTech, Scott’s Catfish & Seafood – Ruston, Suddenlink, and Walmart Superstore
Youngsters go for the big catch. Prizes and refreshments. Open to age 12 and under. Bring your own fishing pole; bait provided. No entry fee or pre-registration, just show up!
Participants must be accompanied by parent or other adult.
When: Sat, June 23 @ 9am
Where: Parade begins at LA Tech Athletics Complex, follows Alabama Avenue to Trenton Street to Dan Reneau Drive.
Sponsor: Pelican Trade Network/Moxey
Peach dignitaries, floats, cheerleaders, clowns, musicians, marching groups and more will make their way through Ruston in “A Peach in Time” style. Join us as the parade winds through downtown Ruston. Catherine McVea (Betty Robbins’ Volunteer of the Year) will serve as Grand Marshal.
The Louisiana Peach Festival Parade is presented by Junior Auxiliary of Ruston.