Drive to the 14th Annual Crawfish Cook-off in 2017

Posted on March 21, 2017 – BlogCommunity

Come out to enjoy the classic dish of crawfish at the 14th Annual Crawfish Cook-off. This is a great place to socialize as you meet other local food lovers. Bring your family and friends and make a day of it. There is plenty to go around for all to enjoy. Get your tickets today and be sure to come out!

A Tradition That is Long-Lived

The Hospice Foundation of the South puts on this event as a huge part of their biggest part of their budget. Every April they host the Crawfish Cook-Off where people come from everywhere to eat over 45,000 lbs. of crawfish. They are boiled by up to 60 teams that compete for the title of “Best Crawfish in St. Tammany Parish.” Celebrity judges decide the winners while 3 locally well-known bands entertain the crowd of over 8000.

When and Where

This event takes place this year on April 22nd at Fritchie Park. Come out and enjoy it starting at 11 am and going on until 6 pm. Come at any time to enjoy a day full of food and music.

Ticket Prices

Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 at the gate, and children 12 and under get in free. To access the kid zone it is $20, which isn’t included in the ticket cost. No outside food or drinks are permitted and the even will happen whether it rains or is sunny. **There are no refunds.

Don’t Miss Out On The Crawfish Cook-off

Be sure to bring your friends and family along with you to this event. It only happens once a year, so you won’t want to miss out this year and have to wait for it to happen again. On your way there, be sure to stop by Ray Brandt Kia for all your vehicle needs and concerns. Our highly trained professionals can fix your car and have you back on the road in no time at all.