Romeo Peach Festival in Downtown Romeo

The sweetest annual of them all, the Romeo Peach Festival, is back in full swing this Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2018.


The 87th annual Romeo Peach Festival in downtown Romeo will bring forth plenty of fun Labor Day weekend, Aug. 30-Sept. 3, 2018, with activities, entertainment and, of course, lots of delicious peaches!

First and foremost: don’t forget to check out the peach pies that Romeo is famous for.

Then, kick it off on Thursday with the 27th annual Peach Festival Fun Run, which features both a 5K or 10K race to participate in. Starting at 5 p.m., you can also sample beers from around the world and, at 4 p.m., check out the midway.

On Friday, the carnival continues from 4-11 p.m. alongside other great family fun including trolley rides, a mini tractor pull and a fireworks display at dusk.

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Saturday, Kidsfest begins at 9 a.m. and goes until 1 p.m. There are plenty of fun activities, free for kids 12 and under, like relay races, craft stations inflatables and stuffed animal and bike decorating contests. There will also be kid-friendly performances and a petting farm to enjoy.

Frontier Town’s 28th annual Labor Day Craft Show also happens Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and a concert by the Kenny Parker Band shuts down the day starting at 7:30 p.m. (Tickets are $10).

On Sunday, don’t miss the classic car show that beings at 7:45 a.m. At 10 a.m., take a crack at a corn maze over at Westview Orchards. But be sure to head back to Main Street by 7 p.m. for the 2018 bed races and the night parade at 8 p.m.

Labor Day Monday, the children’s parade begins at 10 a.m., and the regular parade starts at 1:30 p.m., both on Main Street in downtown Romeo. Expect plenty of cool floats, bands and groups marching.

Admission is free, though ride wristbands are $25. There will be free shuttles from several locations around town on Saturday and Sunday. Find a full list of events on the Romeo Peach Festival’s website and for more details on the 2018 Romeo Peach Festival – plus other Labor Day weekend events and more family fun things to do this weekend – in the Metro Parent calendar.

This post was originally published in 2017 and is updated regularly.