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44th Annual Peach Festival 2023

August 12, 2023 @ 9:00 am - August 13, 2023 @ 5:00 pm

Free Parking      Free Admission      Free Entertainment

The annual Peach Festival is hosted by the Leitersburg Ruritan to celebrate the 

Peach agricultural heritage of Washington County’s Orchards.

The Peach Festival is hosted by hundreds of volunteers who do their best to make your 

visit and enjoyable and safe experience.

Money raised from the festival supports local businesses, orchards, the Vol Fire Department 

and the Ruritan community projects.

Please be patient and respectful of our volunteers.

Peach Festival Dates and Times:

9-5 Saturday August 12th

 9-5 Sunday August 13th

8:00 Sunday August 13th Peach Festival 5K race

The Peach Festival has free parking 

Please enter the festival from 21427 Leiter Street, the driveway by the Fire Department

The Volunteer Fire Department conducts a boot donation drive

The donation is not for parking but supports the fire dept.

The parking lot is a grass field and may be difficult 

for strollers, walkers, and wheelchairs.

We do have golf carts offering complementary rides

from all the parking lots to the vendor area.

Admission to the festival is free. 

The craft vendor area is a grass yard and may be difficult

 for strollers, walkers and wheelchairs to operate.

Food vendors set up on the blacktop, pavilion and in the community center.  

The pavilion features food from the Ruritan and Fire Department.  

The menu includes:

Pit Beef Sandwiches, Sausage Sandwiches, Pulled Pork Sandwiches

BBQ Beef Sandwiches, Hand Cut French Fries, Chicken Tenders, 

Hamburgers and Hot Dogs

cash, credit or debit cards accepted.

Desserts include

Homemade Peach Cobbler, Peach Pies, Peach Ice Cream, 

cash, credit or debit cards accepted

Inside the community center there is a dessert express line where you

 can purchase  Peach Cobbler, Peach Pies, Peach Ice Cream.  

The center also has an air conditioned dining area.

cash credit or debit cards accepted.

Additional favorite food vendors include

Kona Ice, Funnel Cakes, Kettle Corn

The festival has 25 picnic tables for you to sit down and enjoy your food 

It also has 10 indoor tables in the community center

Due to insurance and other issues the Peach Festival 

is not pet friendly.  

Please do not bring your dogs to the festival.  

Please don’t make our volunteers ask you to leave with your pet.  

Service animals must be properly marked and have appropriate paperwork.  

Thank you for your understanding.

The festival has free live music on Saturday and Sunday featuring local musicians.

The live music is in the gazebo on the east lawn of the community center

The Peach Festival has live demonstrations including

live chain saw carving and a live blacksmith demonstration.

Activities for the families include:

Pony rides (additional fee)

Barrel Train (free, donations accepted)

5K Run Walk (Sunday Morning)

The Peach Festival has approximately 110 craft vendors featuring a wide variety of products to purchase.  

From arts and crafts, jewelry, baskets, metal work, woodwork, pottery,

spices, honey, peanuts, candles, knives, lotions, and so much more.

The Ruritan hosts a raffle.  The raffle features products from the vendors at the festival

with a handmade quilt being the grand prize.  

Tickets are available at the hospitality tent next to the pavilion.

Sunday morning the festival starts with a 5k Run Walk thru the streets of Leitersburg.

The 5K is in memory of Jack Roberts who was a huge part of the Peach Festival

5k proceeds go to a scholarship in memory of Jack and the Ruritan scholarship program.

Peach Festival proceeds support Leitersburg Ruritan activities including;

Maintenance and upkeep of the Ruritan Park and Community Center,

Ruritan Scholarship Programs,

Assistance to families including Micha’s backpack and Tabitha’s Table,

Sponsoring Scouting Troop 108,

Sponsoring youth programs and sports teams

Thank you for 44 years of continued support.

Sorry no dogs allowed at the Peach Festival

Details

Start:
August 12, 2023 @ 9:00 am
End:
August 13, 2023 @ 5:00 pm