Cobden Peach Festival

The Cobden High School Marching Appleknockers band participated in last Saturday afternoon’s Cobden Peach Festival parade.
The Cobden High School Marching Appleknockers band participated in last Saturday afternoon’s Cobden Peach Festival parade. The parade route was through downtown Cobden. Many people were on hand to watch the parade. The parade was one of the many highlights of the 2017 Cobden Peach Festival. The...
Runners leave the starting line early Saturday morning.
The 14th annual Cobden Peach Festival 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun run were held early Saturday morning, Aug. 5. The events were sponsored by the Cobden Runners/Walkers Club. The starting and finish lines were near the Cobden Community Park, which was the site of the Peach Festival.
Janna Harner of Dongola was crowned Saturday night as the 2017 Cobden Peach Festival queen. Photo by Tiffiny Dillow for The Gazette-Democrat.
A new Cobden Peach Festival queen was crowned last Saturday night. The 2017 queen is Janna Harner of Dongola.  Coronation of a new queen was one of the many highlights of the annual Cobden Peach Festival. Most of the Peach Festival activities were held at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. The...
The 2017 Cobden Peach Festival queen candidates were joined by the reigning queen for a group photo. From left are 2017 candidates Alejandra Lopez, Jericha Carter, Grace Pitts, Olivia Gordon, Janna Harner, Brooklyn Miller, Kaitlin McWhorter, and reigning queen Karlyn Furry. The pageant is set Friday and Saturday nights at the festival, with a coronation on Saturday. Photo by Tiffiny Dillow for The Gazette-Democrat.
An annual celebration of the local peach harvest is coming up in Union County. The 2017 Cobden Peach Festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5. Most of the Peach Festival events take place at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. The Peach Festival is presented by the Cobden Lions Club, with...
The Union County Museum in Cobden plans to have extended hours during the Cobden Peach Festival. The museum is scheduled to be open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5 – those are dates of the Peach Festival. The museum is located along South Appleknocker Street in downtown...
A Union County tradition is right around the corner. The 2017 Cobden Peach Festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5. Most of the Peach Festival events take place at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. The Peach Festival is presented by the Cobden Lions Club, with the help and support of...
The annual Cobden Peach Festival is scheduled Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5, with most of the activities taking place at the Cobden Community Park.
The annual Cobden Peach Festival is right around the corner in the Union County community. The popular event is sponsored by the Cobden Lions Club. The festival is scheduled Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5, with most of the activities taking place at the Cobden Community Park. The festival...
Young women from Union County are invited to participate in the 2017 Cobden Peach Festival queen pageant. Coronation of a new queen will be one of the highlights of this year’s Cobden Peach Festival. The festival is planned Aug. 4-5 at the Cobden Community Park.  The community celebration again...
The picture above shows the start of the running event...
Running/walking events were held last Saturday morning as part of the 2016 Cobden Peach Festival. The 5K events, which began, and ended, at the Cobden Community Park, were sponsored by the Cobden Runners’/Walkers’s Club. 
The 79th edition of the Cobden Peach Festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6.  Most of the Peach Festival activities will be at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. Activities begin at 5 p.m. each day. The park is located along Locust Street in the Union County village. The Peach Festival...

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