Crawfish Festivals in Texas
In Texas and the south, boiling and eating crawfish is a long standing family tradition. We eat crawfish at places besides the home, whether it be in restaurants, family reunions, football games, or at company gatherings.
And we celebrate the crawfish in another way: Festivals! These events encompass all the good things about life in Texas: food, fun, music and merriment!
Excellent Texas and Cajun food is a given at any festival. And as always, festivals offer abundant opportunities for meeting old friends, and making new ones.
Crawfish festivals happen all over Texas, from Pearland to Fredericksburg, from Austin to Kemah ... find one near you!
We are currently updating our list of 2018 crawfish festivals in Texas. If you would like your crawfish event included, or have updates, contact us.
NOTE: Events are always subject to change. We recommended you contact the responsible event sponsor to confirm dates, times and other details.
2018 Crawfish Festivals in Texas
|Woodlands CrawPHish Festival
Town Green Park
11:00am - 6:00pm
|The Woodlands, Texas||March 24, 2018|
Bigass Crawfish Bash
BCBF, Inc. is a Texas non-profit corporation that works in partnership with local charities that benefit lives of veterans, children, and the disabled. This year donations will be made to Camp Hope, Texas Special Olympics, and local Education Foundations.
Scheduled events include the crawfish cooking competition, live music, Kid Zone, vendors market, Veterans VIP tent, food court and more!
|Hitchcock, Texas||March 24, 2018|
|Annual Kemah Crawfish & Zydeco Festival
Under the Kemah Bridge
|Kemah, Texas||April 6-8, 2018|
Muddy Bowl Crawfish Cook-Off
Set up begins at noon, cooking begins at 1:00 p.m., samples ready for judging 4:00 p.m., awards at 6:30 p.m., event ends at 8:00 p.m.
Teams of up to eight members are provided crawfish, ice, serving containers, a 10' x 10' tent, a table and chairs.
|The Woodlands, Texas||April 7, 2018|
Kid Kreole Kooking Fest 2018
|Houston, Texas||April 8, 2018|
|3rd Annual Crawfish & Shrimp Boil
Karnes County Showbarn
Proceeds benefit the Karnes County Humane Organization
This year we are holding a Cajun cookoff featuring etouffee, jambalaya, gumbo, dessert and your best Mardi Gras cocktail as the categories. The meal starts at 5:00 pm with a live and silent auction and the dance will be from 8:00-midnight. The band this year is Dave Rukkus from George West. Tickets are $50.00 presale and $60.00 at the door.
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|Kenedy, Texas||April 14, 2018|
|28th Annual Crawfish Boil & Fish Fry
|Rosenberg, Texas||April 14, 2018|
|Celina Cajun Fest 2018
Historic Celina Downtown Square
Crawfish boil, Cajun music, kids area, and much more
|Celina, Texas||April 14, 2018|
|Hutto Crawfish Festival
Downtown, East & Farley Streets
|Hutto, Texas||April 14, 2018|
11th Annual Old Town Keller Crawfish Krawl
Great food, festive music and fun galore, from Noon to 9:00pm.
Attendance this year is expected to exceed 10,000 visitors. The event will take place on Olive and Pecan St in Old Town Keller.
|Keller, Texas||April 14, 2018|
|Big Mamou Festival
Traders Village, 2602 Mayfield Road, Grand Prairie, TX
|Grand Prairie, Texas||April 14-15 and 21-22, 2018|
|Annual Llano Crawfish Open
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|Llano, Texas||April 20-21, 2018|
|Annual Lonestar Crawfish Festival
Sponsored by the Busby Foundation
801 Red River
|Austin, Texas||April 21, 2018|
Annual Mauriceville Crawfish Festival
Mauriceville is a small community situated between Beaumont and the Southwest Louisiana Border. The Texas Legislature has named Mauriceville the "Crawfish Capital of Texas".
The festival was founded in 1981 and features an awesome music line up, entertainment, creole cooking demos, a very competitive crawfish cookoff and and much more.
Opening Ceremonies will kick off on Friday night @ 5:00. Saturday morning our 5K will begin at 8 with our “Hometown Heroes” parade immediately following @ 9:00 East down Hwy 12, turning South onto Hwy 62. At the festival grounds, live music, live demonstrations including a master’s gardener and chalk painting, craft and food vendors, a photo-contest, washer tournament, exotic species and whitetail display, silent auction, and many other activities will run throughout the day as well as Sunday.
Held at the Mauriceville Crawfish Grounds, 7441 Cohenour Road, Orange, Texas 77632
|Orange, Texas||April 27-28, 2018|
|2018 Crawfest New Braunfels
|New Braunfels, Texas||April 27-29, 2018|
|Texas Crawfish & Music Festival
|Spring, Texas||April 28-29, 2018|
Rayzur's Annual Crawfish Cook-off
|Angleton, Texas||May 5-6, 2018|
|Houston Crawfish, Crab & Grill Festival
Crawfish, music and more
Hobby Event Center
9906 Gulf Freeway
2:00pm - 11:00pm
|Houston, Texas||May 12-13, 2018|
Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival
|Fredericksburg, Texas||May 25-27, 2018|
211 E. Pleasant Run Road
|DeSoto, Texas||June 2, 2018|
|Annual Medina Lake Cajun Festival
Park Rd. 37 and 15th St. W, Lakehills, TX 78063
11:00am - 10:00pm
|Lakehills, Texas||September 22, 2018|
List of Crawfish Festivals in Other States
Where to Buy Crawfish in Texas
There are a number of crawfish outlets, seafood markets, crawfish farms and caterers selling live and boiled crawfish in Texas, from Beaumont to Houston to Dallas, and in between. Some offer local delivery, while others provide delivery only in designated metropolitan areas. And some offer pickup only.
Crawfish Restaurants in Houston, Texas
Looking for restaurants in Houston that serve lots of crawfish? Here's a list of some popular ones, with reviews from TripAdvisor.
|Houston restaurant reviews, locations, prices
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