Did somebody say Crawfish? Austin’s Louisiana Swamp Thing And Crawfish Festival 2014 will be held in the Austin American Statesman Parking Lot on April 12th. We understand this will be the 20th year for this fun event!
Of course, you’ll want to bring the whole family and spend the day enjoying free crawfish, live music, moon walks and inflatables for the children and lots more.
That’s Right! Free Crawfish!
This year they’ve increased the amount of crawfish to give away to 7,000 pounds and it’s all free! With the price of admission you will get approximately one pound of free crawfish, until they run out. They will also be selling other food and drink items inside. There will be tables and chairs set up or you can bring your own chairs.
Kids activities will include favorites such as inflatables and moonwalks.
Here’s A List of The Days Events
11am to Noon – Chicken Strut
12:20 to 1:20pm – Dr. Zog
1:40 to 2:40pm – JJ Callier and the Zydeco Knockouts
3 to 4pm – C.J. Chenier and the Red Hot Louisiana Band
4:20 to 5:20pm – Big Sam’s Funky Nation
5:40 to 6:40pm – Bonerama
7 to 8:30pm – Buckwheat Zydeco
9pm to 10pm – Cowboy Mouth
You can bring your own lawn chairs or blankets to sit on, small umbrellas, strollers and such for baby, soft sided coolers with ice only, cameras and friendly dogs on leashes.
And, here’s a short list of don’t bring items; weapons, tents, food or beverages including alcohol and if you bring your bike you’ll need to leave it chained to the the fence outside.
Other than the free 7,000 pounds of crawfish they will be offering potatoes and corn and…
“catfish, Bayou chicken, Fried oysters, Shrimp boats, Po’ boys, Crawfish tails, Fried alligator, Frog legs, Mock squirrel pie, Gumbo, Jambalaya, Etouffee, Rabbit, Red beans & rice, Roasted corn, Shrimp on a stick, Cajun turkey legs, Mardi Gras king cakes, Cajun taters, Fried mushrooms, Hushpuppies, Boudin, Cajun fried bacon, Hot links, Cheese steaks, Boiled shrimp, Corn dogs, Cajun pork, Pizza, Beignets, Cotton candy, Shaved ice, Cinnamon roasted nuts, Nawlins nachos, Hotdogs, Hamburgers, BBQ brisket tacos, Funnel cakes, “Gator” ade, Smoothies, Cold beer, root beer, creme soda & sarsparilla, Lemonade, limeade, & iced tea
Saturday April 12th, 2014
11am to 10pm
Austin American Statesman Parking Lot
305 S Congress Avenue
Austin, Texas 78704
General admission: $20 at the gate
Kids 8 and under free with an adult
“FREE parking next to the event in the TXDOT lot accessed on Riverside Dr. or from Barton Springs next to the Firestone.”
For More Information visit the Austin’s Louisiana Swamp Thing And Crawfish Festival 2014 website.
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