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. 31-Sept. 4, 2017.

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The 86th annual Romeo Peach Festival in downtown Romeo will bring forth plenty of fun Labor Day weekend, Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2017, 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 26th annual Peach Festival Fun Run, which features both a 5K or 10K race to participate in. You can also sample beers from around the world from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and check out the midway, which opens at 4 p.m.

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On Friday, the carnival continues from 4-11 p.m. alongside other great family fun including trolley rides, a used book sale and a tractor pull.

Saturday, Kidsfest begins at 9 a.m. and goes until 1 p.m. There are plenty of fun activities, free for kids 14 and under, like relay races, craft stations inflatables and stuffed animal and bike decorating contest. There will also be kid-friendly performances to enjoy.

The “Official Festival” Craft Show and Business Expo starts Saturday off from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. and a concert by Wayward Wind shuts it down from 7-11 p.m.

On Sunday, don’t miss the classic car show that beings at 7:45 a.m. At 10 a.m. take a crack at the Salute to Selfridge’s 100 Years Corn Maze and be sure to watch the 2017 bed races at 7 p.m. 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 at $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 2017 Romeo Peach Festival in downtown Romeo check the Metro Parent calendar.

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