Pensacola Crawfish Festival

Friday, May 1, 2015 to Sunday, May 3, 2015

The Fiesta of Five Flags is excited to announce that the 31st annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival will take place in downtown Pensacola's Bartram Park on
 
Friday May 1 Noon-11PM
Saturday May 2 10AM-11PM
Sunday May 3 11AM-5PM
 
ADMISSION
Admission is $5 daily or $10 for a weekend pass (children 12 and under get in FREE).  Join us before 3:00 PM Friday, May 1, and admission is FREE!  Admission for active duty military with ID on Friday, May 1 is free.  Great food, live entertainment, and activities for all ages await you!
 
FOOD
Be sure to bring your appetite.  This year’s festival features 16,000 pounds of boiled crawfish provided by Mike’s Crawfish Boils from Duson, Louisiana.  Cajun dishes such as red beans and rice, boudin balls, seafood gumbo, etouffee, jambalaya, and Cajun pasta will also be available in addition to traditional fare including hot dogs, chicken tenders, and funnel cakes. 
 
ENTERTAINMENT
The 2015 festival will gather an array of music artists representing New Orleans instrumental jazz, R&B, rock and traditional Cajun music. Headliners include Wayne Toups, Lost Bayou Ramblers, and Voodoo Gumbo.  For additional information on the entertainment lineup, visit our entertainment link HERE.
 
CRAWFISH EATING CONTESTS
How many pounds of crawfish can you eat?  Come take part in the 10th annual Cat Country 98.7 Crawfish Eating Contest. Contestants may participate in the kids, adults, or CrawDADDY division. Kids entry is free, adult entry is $5 and CrawDADDY entry is $10.  Registration starts 30 minutes prior to each competition, and prizes are presented after each competition.
Friday, May 1  
TBD Adult Contest
TBD CrawDADDY Contest
Saturday, May 2  
TBD Kids Contest
TBD Adult Contest
TBD CrawDADDY Contest
Sunday, May 3  
TBD Kids Contest
TBD CrawDADDY Contest
 
KIDS AREA
On Saturday and Sunday, the Children’s Area, sponsored by COX, will be open until 5 p.m. offering cost friendly arts and crafts, face painting, wands, balloons, games, and the popular NASCRAW crawfish races.
 
FIESTA 5K &10K RACE
Take part in the 41st annual Fiesta 5K and 10K Run/Walk, sponsored by the Pensacola Runners Association, on Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 AM.  For more information and to register, visit the PRA website HERE.
 
PARKING
Handicapped parking will be available Friday through Sunday, across the street from Bartram Park at Fountain Park. 
 
 
Thank you to our sponsors for making the Pensacola Crawfish Festival possible!
 
Presenting Sponsor
Wind Creek Casino & Hotel
 
Children's Area Sponsor
Cox
 
Event Sponsors
Budweiser, Buffalo Rock, WEAR, Cat Country 98.7, NewsRadio1620, Florida Lottery, Independent News, Pensacola News Journal, Ballinger Publishing