Porter-Leath is celebrating 26 years of its Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival and extending the party an extra hour for 2018! The Annual Stinson's Industrial Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival takes place April 15, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Downtown Memphis on Wagner Place and Riverside Drive between Union Avenue and Beale Street. Known as the unofficial start of spring in Memphis, Rajun Cajun is one the few remaining Memphis festivals that does not charge an admission price in order to welcome all Mid-South families to enjoy a fun-filled day together. Over 35,000 festival goers will enjoy live music on three stages from nationally-known and local award-winning artists in Memphis, games including crawfish bobbing, eating, and racing, arts & crafts vendors, and a play zone for children ages 12 and under. VIP experiences are available and include the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Community Trust Swamp Tent featuring an all you can eat crawfish and cajun cuisine and Cash Saver Louisiana Gumbo Cook-off which offers cash prizes.
The 26th Annual Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival benefiting Porter-Leath
Rajun Cajun is the largest one-day crawfish festival in the Mid-South, with over 35,000 attendees and 17,000 pounds of fresh Louisiana crawfish. Enjoy live Cajun, rock and funk entertainment from local award-winning artists, as well our crawfish contests, gumbo cook-off and VIP swamp tent. As usual, no pets, coolers, tents, handouts, or parking inside the festival area.
Location: Wagner Place and Riverside Drive, between Union and Beale