Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest 2018

  • Presented By: Deanie's Seafood in Bucktown
  • Dates: April 22, 2018
  • Location: Deanie's Seafood in Bucktown
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM
  • Price: Free

Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest 2018 April 22, 2018 Noon - 8 p.m. Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market, 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest is New Orleans’ BEST family friendly crawfish and music festival! This free event takes place from noon to 8 p.m. on Sun., April 22 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown and offers live local music, activities for kids, and over 5,000 pounds of boiled crawfish. Deanie’s 9th-annual Pinch A Palooza supports The Good Shepherd School. Pinch A Palooza’s lineup includes Cowboy Mouth, The Top Cats, Vince Vance & The Valiants, The Bucktown All-Stars, Roux the Day, the 610 Stompers and more. Actor and comedian Johnny Rock will emcee. The Zagat-rated Deanie’s Seafood will crown the champion of the Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest following two heats of competitors and a championship round! Registration is $20 and includes a Pinch A Palooza T-shirt, adult contestants must register online at The Pinch A Palooza 2018 Crawfish Eating Champion will receive a free Deanie’s Seafood crawfish boil for 20 people! Kids ages 6 to 12 will compete in the 2nd-annual Pinch A Palooza Junior Crawfish Eating Contest, the only one of its kind in Louisiana! Kids register for $5 from noon to 1 p.m. the day of the event. The winner will take home free Deanie’s Kids Meals for a year and a toy Deanie’s Seafood Lil’ Bit Crawfish Boil Kit. For the little ones, we’ll have free face-painting, inflatables, a balloon artist, plus fun games and activities like crawfish races and the world’s only Live Crawfish Tic Tac Toe table! Bring the whole family out to Pinch A Palooza, and don’t forget your dancing shoes! Deanie’s will serve up a variety of crawfish specialties, including crawfish nachos, crawfish balls, fried crawfish tails, étouffée, and thousands of pounds of fresh boiled Crawfish, plus a selection of non-seafood items, beer and specialty cocktails. Venue: Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant Address: 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie, LA 70005 Admission Cost: Free Phone: 504-831-4141 Web: