The 20th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival takes place August 3-4. (Facebook/Long Beach Crawfish Festival)
The annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival has been existence since 1993. Now, for its 20th Anniversary, the festival is again taking over Rainbow Lagoon Aug. 3-4.
Over the years, the Crawfish Festival has become a tradition to over thousands of festival goers annually. The two-day event combines the best Cajun, Zydeco, and New Orleans sounds of music. Of course, there’s also tons of fresh crawfish prepared Louisiana style and served by authentic Cajun chefs.
Additionally, the giant food court, children’s area, dance floor, two stages and beach bars end up creating the largest Crawfish Festival outside of Louisiana. Attendees can witness fresh live crawfish, and receive free souvenir pictures.
This year’s festivities run 12-11 p.m. Saturday and 12-10 p.m. Sunday. Currently, one day general admission pre-sale tickets are $13 when purchased online and before Aug. 2 at 10 p.m. They’re $15 at the gate. The ticket includes a free souvenir e-photo, but it doesn’t include the Crawfish Feast.
The pre-sale feast admission ticket is $28, and $38 at the gate. It includes 2 lbs. fresh live steamed crawfish, red baby potatoes, corn on the cob, and dipping sauce.
The pre-sale craw bucket admission runs at $35, and $48 at the gate. It includes 3 lbs. fresh live steamed crawfish, red baby potatoes, corn on the cob, and dipping sauce.