Things to Do in Ruston

A lively historic district, college sports, and live music performances make Ruston the place to be every day of the week. There are plenty of things to do in Ruston for families and friends of all ages.

Family movie night.

Are you in need of a relaxing family activity on Monday nights? You’re in luck. The Lincoln Parish Library holds a traditional Family Movie Night every Monday from 6 – 8 p.m. Visit or phone the library ahead of time to see which movie will be playing at the beginning of each week. This gives you a great chance to pick up some books or get out and be social with other families too.

Percussion ensemble concert.

Louisiana Tech’s Percussion Ensemble will be performing a live concert on February 4th. The concert takes place at the Howard Center for Performing Arts. Admission is free, and the community is invited to support the ensemble and enjoy the performance. The concert takes place between 7:30 and 8:30 p.m.

Louisiana Tech Men’s Basketball vs UTEP.

Sports enthusiasts and the Ruston community at large are invited to support the Louisiana Tech Men’s Basketball team as they take on UTEP at the Thomas Assembly Center. The game kicks off at 6:30 p.m. on February 14. Celebrate Valentine’s Day and your love of sports by supporting the local team.

All of us at Courtesy Chevy Buick GMC are as excited as you are to enjoy all of these events in Ruston, so get out there and enjoy the fun!

Ruston, LA

Ruston, Louisiana is a lively city that features art galleries, local music performances, and signature festivals. It’s centered around Louisiana Tech University’s idyllic campus that gives off a friendly atmosphere just like the town as a whole.

Louisiana Tech

Louisiana Tech University is a public university with a diverse student population from all walks of life. Its mission is to be committed teaching, public service, creativity, and research. You can find a range of events that focus on meditation and stress relief to public concerts performed by its own percussion ensemble.

Louisiana Peach Festival

Ruston has been home to the Louisiana Peach Festival for more than 60 years. Over the years, the festival has grown to include an antique car show, fishing rodeo, and arts-and-crafts show. More than 200 vendors travel to the festival to put their goods on display. The peach parade takes place on Saturday morning.

Dixie Center for the Arts

What was once a vintage movie theater now hosts live dance, theater, and music performances. The Dixie Center for the Arts seats up to 600 and makes for the perfect venue for concerts and parties. Thanks to the Dixie Center for the Arts, Ruston is home to the North Central Louisiana Arts Council.

Ruston Murals

As visitors travel around Ruston, they may notice some spectacular art displays. The Ruston Murals are a prime example of how lively the area’s art community truly is. The murals are great spots for family photos and add some color to the proud city.

Ruston is a great example of the best hospitality that the south has to offer, and we at Courtesy Chevy Buick GMC are happy to be a part of the community.