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Louisiana Peach Festival

An annual celebration of Louisiana history, culture, and heritage. First held in 1951, this 10-day festival features a rodeo, a juried arts and crafts show, and music by Peach Jam. Also included are a dance, a parade, sporting events, baby photo contest, pet show, and talent show. Some events are held in Rustin's Railroad Park in the heart of the restored circa-1900 downtown.

Originally submitted by: John B. Breaux, Senator.

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