Any true Texan who has a cooking grandma will love this fun event that brings back grandma memories. If you like peaches and peach cobbler will love attending this peachy event. On Saturday, July 13th, 2024, head on over to Parker County for their annual Peach Festival in Weatherford, Texas.

This annual event celebrates the agricultural heritage of Parker County, providing a fun, family-friendly day that highlights the local peach industry and showcases all the talents of the Parker County community. The Parker County Peach Festival's mission is to honor and promote Parker County's rich agricultural history.

By creating a lively and enjoyable atmosphere, the festival not only celebrates peaches but also brings together locals and out-of-town visitors to appreciate the area's home-grown offerings, peaches.

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Held in historic downtown Weatherford, the one-day Peach Festival attracts up to 75,000 visitors every year. While peaches are the star of the show, there's something for everyone to do regardless of their age:

Things to do at the Parker Country Peach Festival:

  • Arts and Crafts: Over 300 booths featuring a variety of handmade items.
  • Food Competitions: Enter your best peach pies, cobblers, salsas, cakes, cookies, and ice cream for a chance to win.
  • Kids' Activities: Plenty of fun and games to keep the little ones entertained.
  • Live Entertainment: Two stages featuring musicians and performers.
  • Peach Pedal Bike Ride: A 65-mile ride for the athletes in the crowd.

The festival runs from 8 am to 4 pm, with entry fees of just $10.00 for adults, and $5 for children ages 5-12, making it affordable for the entire family. For tickets, you must purchase them online at: tickets.parkercountypeachfestival.com. This is a  Weatherford Chamber event.

My wife is an avid baker of pies, cobblers, and cakes, and swears by the peaches from Parker County. "The peaches from the Parker County area are the best, bar none!" she says. "They taste sweet and have a rich peach flavor. Let the baking begin."

Whether you're there for the peaches, the entertainment, or just a fun day out, the Parker County Peach Festival is an event you won't want to miss. Join us in celebrating the best of what Parker County has to offer.

A Day of Peachy Fun: Parker County Peach Festival 2024
Photo by: Facebook.com / Parker County Peach Festival.com
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