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14th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival
August 4-5

The 14th Annual Long Beach Crawfish Festival serves mouth-watering Cajun Crawfish dinners. Crawfish flown in nightly from Lafayette, LouisiaDelicious Crawfish Feasts prepared by Bristol Farms Master Chef Bruce Jacob'sna and prepared to perfection by chefs from Bristol Farms in the world’s largest crawfish steamer. Crawfish feasts include red baby potatoes, corn on the cob and dipping sauce.

Live entertainment mixes the best Cajun, Brazilian, Zydeco, and New Orleans-style jazz and blues music. Performing artists include: Lil’ Band O’ Gold - “Rockin’ Cajun Royalty Swamp Music,” 2nd Line Saviors, Lula Almeida - “Best of Brazil,” Bonne Music Zydeco, ThFamily Fun at the Long Beach Crawfish Festivale Swingsations, Tremoloco, Tony Zamora and Zydeco star Geno Delafose & the French Rockin’ Boogie.

International food court featuring New Orleans - inspired cuisine, Café du Monde-style chicory coffee and beignets, children’s area, dance floor, two stages and beach bars come together to create the largest Crawfish Festival experience west of the Mississippi.

Also, Mardi Gras dancers, Magicians, Storytellers and other special attractions direct from Louisiana!

August 4-5

Saturday, August 4: 12 noon - Midnight
Sunday, August 5: 12 noon - 11pm

Rainbow Lagoon
400-403 Shoreline Village Drive
Long Beach, CA 90802 (map)

Learn More: www.longbeachcrawfishfestival.com

MetroGo Metro! Take the Blue Line all the way to the last stop in Long Beach. Walk just 3 blocks west to the Rainbow Lagoon. Plan your trip here: http://www.metro.net

$13 General Admission (Valid only for advance online purchase - $15 onsite)

$25 1-Day General Admission, including a delicious Crawfish Feast served by Bristol Farms. Feast includes 2½ - 3 lbs. fresh live steamed crawfish, red baby potatoes, corn on the cob and dipping sauce. (Valid only for advance online purchase - $33 onsite)

Note: Metro riders who show their Metro tickets at check-in will qualify to obtain the advance purchase price of $25 for the Crawfish Feast mentioned above.

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