Thursday, July 30-Saturday, Aug. 1 –
The Johnson County Peach Festival is the oldest festival in the state of Arkansas. Leading up to the festival are pageants that crown Princess Elberta, Little Mister, Miss Arkansas Valley and more. Thursday through Saturday, enjoy concessionaires’ home cooked meals to handmade arts and crafts. Guests can plan to stay all day Friday and enjoy an array of competitions like a diaper derby, helicopter tours, obstacle courses, skateboard contest and peach cobbler- and peach pie-eating contest. Live entertainment begins at 7 p.m. followed by a concert by The Diplomats and a street dance featuring local disk jockeys. For more information, visit www.jocopeachfestival.8m.com.