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  • 2014 Headliner Announcements

    2014 Headliner Announcements

    Chris Ardoin, Geno Delafose and Chubby Carrier are set to perform at the 2014 Original DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Fest taking place April 11-13, 2014, in downtown Lake Charles. Full Schedule Below: Purchase Tickets Online Now:  www.downtowncrawfest.eventbrite.com Saturday, April 5 Crawfish Festival Queen Pageant, Lake Charles Boston Academy, 10am-2pm Friday, April 11 4pm Mitchell Brothers Carnival […]

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    | January 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
  • Are You Ready Lake Charles?

    Are You Ready Lake Charles?

    The DTLC Crawfish and Seafood Festival is held the second weekend of each April at the Lake Charles Civic Center in downtown Lake Charles. The DTLC Crawfish and Seafood Festival promotes awareness of the crawfish season, the history of it, and how the seafood industry has benefited Louisiana in the past 200 years. The target […]

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    | February 11, 2013 | 0 Comments
  • Everyone Loves a Parade!

    Everyone Loves a Parade!

    The Movers and the Shakers of the South invite you to participate in the Crawfish Festival Parade  Parade – Friday April 11 – 6:30pm Parade Route: From Bor Du Lac Drive onto Lakeshore Drive North across to Mill Street ; From Mill Street., take a RIGHT on RYAN St., continuing across Broad St. to CLARENCE St. Take a RIGHT […]

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    | February 9, 2013 | 0 Comments
  • Laissez les bons temps rouler

    Laissez les bons temps rouler

    Laissez les bons temps rouler is a Cajun French phrase literally translated from the English expression “Let the good times roll.”

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    | February 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Festival Highlights

2014 Headliner Announcements

2014 Headliner Announcements

Chris Ardoin, Geno Delafose and Chubby Carrier are set to perform at the 2014 Original DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Fest taking place April 11-13, 2014, in downtown Lake Charles. Full Schedule Below: Purchase Tickets Online Now:  www.downtowncrawfest.eventbrite.com Saturday, April 5 Crawfish Festival Queen Pageant, Lake Charles Boston Academy, 10am-2pm Friday, April 11 4pm Mitchell Brothers Carnival […]

2014 Crawfish Pageant

2014 Crawfish Pageant

Register for the 2014 DTLC Crawfish Festival tentative date April 5, 2014 at the Lake Charles Boston Academy - Download Form Clark crowned 2013 DTLC Crawfish Festival Queen The DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival will be holding its 4rd Annual Pageant on Saturday, April 5th, at the Lake Charles Boston Academy. Winners will reign over the […]

Festival Parade

Festival Parade

The Movers and the Shakers of the South invite you to participate in the Crawfish Festival Parade  Parade – Friday April 11 – 6:30pm Parade Route: From Bor Du Lac Drive onto Lakeshore Drive North across to Mill Street ; From Mill Street., take a RIGHT on RYAN St., continuing across Broad St. to CLARENCE St. Take a RIGHT […]

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Buy Festival T-Shirts & Poster Online

Buy Festival T-Shirts & Poster Online

2014 Festival T-Shirt – $14.00 (Shipping Included) 2014 Festival Poster – $29.00 (Shipping Included)

About the Festival

About the Festival

The DTLC Crawfish and Seafood Festival is held the second weekend of each April at the Lake Charles Civic Center in downtown Lake Charles. The DTLC Crawfish and Seafood Festival promotes awareness of the crawfish season, the history of it, and how the seafood industry has benefited Louisiana in the past 200 years. The target […]

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America’s Best Inns – Expect more. Get more™. America’s Best Inn & Suites Lake Charles is your ideal choice for Lake Charles, LA hotels! The All Suite hotel choice for Lake Charles, LA hotels, the Americas Best Suites Lake Charles Hotel, provides lodging near the Lake Charles Civic Center, Millennium Park, Mardi Gras Museum, North […]

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And the Winner is: Myranda Romero 2014 DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival Official Poster Winner. Congratulations!

And the Winner is: Myranda Romero 2014 DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival Official Poster Winner. Congratulations!

| April 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

And the Winner is: Myranda Romero 2014 DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival Official Poster Winner. Congratulations! Pick up your poster at the Festival Information Booth on Saturday, April 12 or at Gallery by the Lake. Collect all four posters! Myranda Romero is a high school senior attending classes at Barbe High School and Lake Charles […]

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April Celebrates Parkinson Awareness Month with The Original DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Fest

April Celebrates Parkinson Awareness Month with The Original DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Fest

| April 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

The month of April is recognized as Parkinson disease awareness month nationally, and the local observance was held with several events throughout the month. The Kick-off was held on April 1st, at the Gallery By the Lake with a Press Conference and Festival Poster unveiling. The winning entry entitled “Boiling Up Excitement” was created by […]

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