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Crawfish Festival

Taste of New Orleans in SoCal! Live Crawfish and more!

Crawfish Festival
Crawfish Festival

General Info

May 19, 2023, 12:00 PM – May 21, 2023, 11:00 PM

$5 - $40, 16400 Brookhurst St, Fountain Valley, CA 92708


Savor the Flavor of New Orleans Right Here in Southern California! Live Crawfish (flown in from Louisiana) boiled in the world's largest pots (more tender than lobster), freshly made Beignets, live music, New Orleans's most iconic dishes, second line parades, Free souvenir ephoto, carnival rides and games, DJ and dance lessons, VIP Lounge, karaoke with live band, magic and illusion shows, kids area, and more. 


Come experience a New Orleans tradition! Succulent scores of fresh seasoned Cajun crustaceans (more tender than Lobsters), flown in daily from Louisiana, prepared to mouth-watering perfection in the world’s largest crawfish pots. Get ready to indulge yourself all weekend long as you catch a whiff of other sensational aromas circulating through the air. You’re sure to stumble upon a wide selection of New Orleans’s most iconic dishes including Café du Monde-style chicory coffee and freshly made beignets, jambalaya, alligator, gumbo, red beans and rice, frog legs, and bread pudding, for starters. 

Once you’ve licked your plate(s) clean, plan to wash it all down with one of our signature drinks at our French Quarter themed bars. Dance to rousing music and join the Second Line Parades, a historical New Orleans tradition where people dance with a celebratory spirit. The whole weekend is stacked with an outstanding lineup of music acts to dance to on a huge dance floor. Dance lessons regularly throughout the day. 

Festival also features local artisans, live sports tent, exclusive VIP Lounge, children’s stage featuring magic illusion shows, carnival rides and games, Karaoke Lounge with a live band behind you. But, don’t forget to get your FREE Souvenir E-Photo that is included in general admission to capture your NOLA experience. 

Live Music (Schedule:

  • Chicory Coffee & Beignets (freshly made) 
  • Free Souvenir E-Photo Food Court (including non-crawfish related) 
  • Second Line Parades and Contests (WIN $50 CASH!) 
  • Carnival Rides and Games DJ and Dance Lessons Magic and Illusion Show (Sat/Sun) 
  • VIP Lounge Local Artisans Karaoke Lounge with Live Band (Fri/Sat) 
  • Complimentary tastings by El Baston del Rey Live Sports 
  • Tent Kids Area 
  • French Quarter themed bars: Beer, Wine, Screaming Crawfish, Hurricane, and more 
  • Tons of Live Crawfish (flown in daily from Louisiana) and more for you to explore 

📅 Date & Time 

Friday, May 19, 2023 / 5:00pm - 11:00pm

Saturday, May 20, 2023 / 2:00pm - 11:00pm

Sunday, May 21, 2023 / 12:00pm - 8:00pm

📍 Venue

Fountain Valley Sports Park

16400 Brookhurst St

Fountain Valley, CA 92708

 👪 Age requirement

All Ages 

🎫 Tickets/Price 


General Admission $5 Fri./$13 Sat/Sun. Includes: Free Souvenir E-Photo, Live Music, Dance Floor and Lessons, Second Line Parade, Live Sports Tent, Children’s Stage - Magic and Illusion Shows (Sat./Sun.), Karaoke Lounge with Live Band (Fri./Sat. Night), Complimentary tastings by El Baston del Rey. 

General Admission and Crawfish Feast BUNDLE: $40 2lbs./$48 3lbs./$65 5lbs. Everything the General Admission Pass offers plus: fresh live steamed crawfish, red baby potatoes, corn on the cob, and dipping sauce.


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