Great Southwest Cajunfest Saturday, April 18
On Saturday, the Great Southwest Cajunfest will be held downtown at the Margaret T. Hance Park from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. This event aims to transport you to New Orleans through food and music. Angry Crab Shack will prepare bayou favorites like a crawfish boil, crab cookies and charred oysters. For the meat eaters, barbecue and other Creole specialties will be featured by Raging Cajun BBQ, Honey Bear's BBQ, JJ's Louisiana BBQ, and Sandra Dee's Catering. Louisiana favorite Abita Beer should pair well with with the food, and beignets and coffee from Welcome Diner will complete the culinary tour of southeast Louisiana. Activities and events range from a puppy parade and crawfish eating contests to kid-friendly crafts. Music acts include student jazz bands and the Big Bad Voodoo Daddies. For more information, or to purchase your $10 general admissions or $65 VIP tickets in advance, visit the Great Southwest Cajunfest website.