Those who know me know that I love to eat! I live in
Dates: May 1-3
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Star of the show: Crawfish (also called Mud-bugs)
Events: Crawfish Races, Parade, Dance Contests, Crawfish Etouffee bakeoff, Crawfish eating contest
Music: Cajun, Zydeco, and “Swamp Pop Boogie”
Duration: 3 Days
Pageantry: They elect a “Crawfish King and Queen” and their court of Ecr?vettes. Also, “Little Miss and Master Pincher” are elected from the local children!
History: In 1959, the Louisiana State Legislature named
Getting caught up in the crawfish races is only the beginning. Here are the links to get entry forms for the Dance Contest, Etouffee Cookoff, and the Crawfish Eating contest. You can witness demonstrations of a variety of Cajun cultures including the assembly of an accordion, Cajun Dance lessons, and even Cajun and Creole cooking demonstrations.
Having traveled to all 50 states, I can tell you without equivocation that this festival in the deep south of Louisiana will offer some of the best “people watching” that this great country of ours has to offer. I strongly urge you to check it out. Who knows, you may fly home with a fresh CD from Geno Delafose & French Rockin Boogie or Goldman Thibodeaux & The Lawtell Playboys!
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