Pensacola Crawfish Festival
Don’t be shy, dig in! Fiesta of Five Flags is excited to announce that the 34th annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival will take place Friday-Sunday, May 4, 5 & 6 in Bartram Park, downtown Pensacola. Admission is $5 daily (children 12 and under get in free). Join us before 3:00 PM on Friday, May 4th, and admission is free! Admission for active duty military with ID on Friday, May 4th is also free. Great food, live entertainment, and activities for all ages await you!
Friday, May 4th from Noon-11PM
Saturday, May 5th from 10AM-11PM
Sunday, May 6th from 11AM-5PM
Be sure to bring your appetite. We are excited to announce that this year’s festival features 16,000 pounds of boiled crawfish provided by the Cordova Crawfish Company of Pensacola, Florida. 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 festival fare.
CRAWFISH EATING CONTEST
How many pounds of crawfish can you eat? Come take part in the 12th 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 4th:
5:30 p.m. Adult Contest
8:00 p.m. CrawDADDY Contest
Saturday, May 5th:
3:00 p.m. Kids Contest
5:30 p.m. Adult Contest
7:30 p.m. CrawDADDY Contest
Sunday, May 6th:
11:30 p.m. Kids Contest
2:00 p.m. CrawDADDY Contest
**Difference between Kids, Adult & CrawDADDY:
Adult and Kids Contests: First to finish flat of Crawfish WINS
CrawDaddy: Contestant given 98.7 seconds to finish as much crawfish as possible
The Children’s Area, sponsored by COX, will be open on Saturday (10AM-5PM) and Sunday (11AM-5PM) offering cost-friendly arts and crafts, face painting, wands, balloons, games, and the popular NASCRAW crawfish races.
Pets, coolers and outside food and beverages are not allowed.
PARKING: Festival parking is available throughout the downtown area on a first-come first-served basis. A trolley will also be available at various lots downtown (map to the left)
HANDICAPPED PARKING WILL BE AVAILIABLE FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY IN FOUNTAIN PARK (E. ZARAGOZA ST.), ALSO ON A FIRST-COME FIRST-SERVED BASIS
LIVE MUSIC PERFORMANCES BY
Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
Roddie Romero & The Hub City All-Stars
Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble