Following the opening ceremonies by the mayor and festival royalty, the day continues with the best Zydeco, Cajun and Pop Music bands.
We welcome everyone to come out and enjoy the great flavors of Southwest Louisiana from crawfish to our unique food vendors and carnival treats.
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Official Artist Line-Up 2018Line-Up Subject to Change Without Notice
Had a great time second year for me will be back next year
Schedule DownTown Crawfest 2018We have a action-packed weekend with family fun
Fun for the entire family enjoy carnival rides, games and great eats from various carnival food vendors.
All parade participants will lineup at the Civic Center
The Crawfish Scoot 5k Run/Walk will take place on Friday, April 13 starting at 6pm. Leading the walk from behind the Lake Charles Civic Center will be several Parkinson patient celebrities. The route will take us through one of the most beautiful sunset scenes around the Lake Charles. Whether you walk for exercise, for fun, or in honor of someone who cannot, we look forward to having you participate in the Crawfish Scoot 5K to benefit Parkinson Disease Support Programs.
Enjoy the carnival and also shop for various items in our vendor market
We will offer the best in zydeco, country and R&B come out and enjoy live music and great food.