NOLA Crawfish Festival

  • 1201 S. Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70113
  • 1201 S. Rampart St., New Orleans, LA 70113
  • 1201 S. Rampart St.
    New Orleans, LA 70113
  • Dates: April 30, 2018 - May 2, 2018
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Central City BBQ
  • Time: 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
  • Price: $45-$500

The third annual NOLA Crawfish Festival returns for another three-day run of mouthwatering crawfish, funky tunes, and thirst quenching local brews. Tucked into the "daze" between Jazzfest weekends, the festival add to the nonstop entertainment.

This year brings headliner Tab Benoit's Whiskey Bayou Records Revue to center stage, and Tuesday will feature the first ever NOLA Crawfish Eating Championship. Wednesday will feature the third annual Ultimate Crawfish Cookoff team competition. 

Other musical entertainment includes: 

  • Dr. Klaw: Ian Neville, Adam Deitch, Nigel Hall and Nick Daniels
  • Ivan Neville and Friends w/ special guest George Porter Jr. 
  • Jon Cleary Band feat. Big D Perkins, Cornell Williams and AJ Hall
  • NCF Souhern Soul Revue: Luther Dickinson, John Medeski, Roosevelt Collier, Ron Johnson and Terrence Higgins
  • Samantha Fish
  • New Orleans Suspects
  • Sonic Bloom feat. Eric Benny Bloom

Tickets are offered for single day and 3-day offerings, including VP packages with all you can eat crawfish and craft beer.

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