Mudbugs, red-gold, or crayfish, however you refer to crawfish, spring is the best time to feast upon their deliciousness! And Jefferson Parish has a lot of opportunities to do just that! Get your crawfish fix at one (or all) of our crawfish boils and cook-offs happening around the parish! Check them out below:

18th Annual Louisiana Crawfish Boil Championship
April 6, 2019

Crawfish Meals

Spend your day at the 18th Annual Louisiana Crawfish Boil Championship in Marrero! See live music, enjoy rides and games as well as lots of delicious food, including crawfish!

Deanie's Seafood Pinch A Palooza
April 20, 2019

Crowd at Deanie's

Just in time for crawfish season, Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant presents the 10th-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market in Bucktown. Pinch A Palooza 2019 will feature live performances—plus the 10th-annual Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest.

Westwego Crawfish Cook-off
May 4, 2019

Crawfish Boil

Bring your chairs and blankets, see live music and enjoy all you can eat crawfish!

7th Annual Old Metairie Crawfish Festival & Cook-Off
May 11, 2019

Crowd at Old Metairie Crawfish Festival


Jefferson Chamber of Commerce 22nd Annual Crawfish Boil
May 17, 2019

Fresh, Boiled Crawfish

Join the Jefferson Chamber for top-notch crawfish, catfish, and Cajun cuisine at the Jefferson Chamber's 21st Annual Crawfish Boil, presented by Cox Louisiana, on Friday, May 18th! This event boasts over 700 attendees and serves as a valuable opportunity to connect with small and large business professionals, community leaders, and elected officials.

Our spring events calendar is packed! Check it out here. Looking for crawfish recipes? We've got plenty!

For more info on fun things to do in Jefferson Parish, check out our calendar of events.

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