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  • 2015 Headliner Announcements

    2015 Headliner Announcements

    Keith Frank, Chris Ardoin, Geno Delafose and Zydecane are set to perform at the 2015 Original DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Fest on Saturday taking place April 10-11, 2015, in downtown Lake Charles. Full Schedule Below:         Purchase Tickets Online Now:  www.downtowncrawfest.eventbrite.com

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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

2015 Headliner Announcements

2015 Headliner Announcements

Keith Frank, Chris Ardoin, Geno Delafose and Zydecane are set to perform at the 2015 Original DownTown Lake Charles Crawfish Fest on Saturday taking place April 10-11, 2015, in downtown Lake Charles. Full Schedule Below:         Purchase Tickets Online Now:  www.downtowncrawfest.eventbrite.com

2015 Crawfish Pageant

2015 Crawfish Pageant

Scully crowned 2015 DTLC Crawfish Festival Queen The Down Town Lake Charles Crawfish Festival held its 5th Annual Pageant on Saturday, March 28th, at the Lake Charles Boston Academy. Winners will reign over the Down Town Lake Charles Crawfish Festival April 10-11 at the Lake Charles Civic Center. This year the pageant had over fifty […]

Festival Parade

Festival Parade

The Movers and the Shakers of the South invite you to participate in the Crawfish Festival Parade Parade – Friday April 10 – 6:30pm Parade Route: From Bord 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 […]

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Buy Festival T-Shirts & Poster Online

Buy Festival T-Shirts & Poster Online

2015 Festival T-Shirt – $14.00 (Shipping Included) 2014 Festival Poster – $29.00 (Shipping Included) 2015 Festival Poster – $29.00 (Shipping Included)

About the Festival

About the Festival

The Original DownTown Lake Charles 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 […]

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Crawfish festival on this weekend MUDBUG MADNESS

Crawfish festival on this weekend MUDBUG MADNESS

| April 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Crawfish festival on this weekend MUDBUG MADNESS BY ALEX REINAUER NEWS@AMERICANPRESS.COM The Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival will treat the area to a multifaceted display of culture when it returns to the Lake Charles Civic Center this weekend. Now in its sixth year, the festival looks to provide a fun atmosphere for the Lake Area […]

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2015 Official Crawfish Festival Poster Winner

2015 Official Crawfish Festival Poster Winner

| April 7, 2015 | 0 Comments

2015 Official Crawfish Festival Poster Winner. It was created by Marty Bee, Design Arts Professor at McNeese State University and Parkinson Patient. 2015 Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival kicks off Wednesday’s kickoff event for the 2015 Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival was indicative of just how much the fundraiser has grown over the last six […]

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DownTown Crawfish Festival filled with family fun

DownTown Crawfish Festival filled with family fun

| April 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

DownTown Crawfish Festival filled with family fun By Justin B. Phillips / American Press It’s easy to see why the Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival is one of the most popular events in the region. There’s something for everybody, and that’s really what the event organizers hoped for. From the dizzying fair rides spinning local […]

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