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Cobden Peach Festival begins Friday

Published: May. 12, 2021 at 12:17 PM CDT|Updated: Aug. 7, 2021 at 7:10 AM CDT
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COBDEN, Ill. (KFVS) - The 83rd Cobden Peach Festival begins on Friday, August 6 and run through Saturday, August 7.

The festival, sponsored by the Cobden Lions Club, will be held at the Cobden Community Park located on Locust Street.

The annual event will feature a carnival, live bands Uncle Pecos and Diamond Dog, food vendors, Peach Queen contest, 5K run/walk and of course, peaches from local orchards.

Most of the activities will be begin at 5:30 p.m.

The Peach Festival parade is scheduled for Saturday at 4:30 p.m. in downtown Cobden. The Grand Marshal is the Union County Historical and Genealogy Society.

Proceeds from the festival will to community and charitable projects.

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