Crawfish Festivals: Celebrating with Fun and Food


In Louisiana and the south, boiling and eating crawfish is a long standing family tradition.

But we eat crawfish at places besides the home, whether it be in restaurants, family reunions, football games, or at company gatherings.

And we celebrate the crawfish in another way: Festivals!

These events encompass all the good things about life along the Gulf Coast and the USA: food, fun, music and merriment!

And the list of festivals would not be complete without crawfish festivals, held all over Louisiana, from north to south, east to west, and in neighboring Texas, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida ... and even New Jersey and San Diego!

List of Crawfish Festivals by State

Crawfish festivals and events in Louisiana

Crawfish festivals and events in Texas

Crawfish festivals and events in other states

We are currently updating our list of 2016 crawfish festivals. If you would like your event included, contact us.

CRAWFISH IN THE NEWS

The world’s largest crawfish boil contest kicks off!
(WGNO New Orleans) 04/16/2016

7th Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival underway
(KPLC Lake Charles) 04/15/2016

30th Annual Crawfish Festival Underway in Old Town Spring, Texas 04/13/2016

Llano Crawfish Festival this weekend
(Burnet Bulletin) 04/13/2016

Crawfish cookoff to benefit Hospice House
(New Orleans Advocate) 04/12/2016

Louisiana Crawfish Festival in Chalmette draws big crowds despite rain
(New Orleans Advocate) 04/12/2016

 

Dancing the day away ... at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival
Dancing the day away ... at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival (Photograph courtesy of the LA Office of Tourism)
Mudbug Madness ... downtown Shreveport, Louisiana
Mudbug Madness ... downtown Shreveport, Louisiana (Photograph courtesy of the LA Office of Tourism)
Competition underway ... at Crawfish Mambo in New Orleans, Louisiana
Competition underway ... at Crawfish Mambo!
Live Louisiana crawfish!
Live Louisiana crawfish! (Photograph courtesy of the LA Office of Tourism)

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