BATON ROUGE, La. (THE LOUISIANA WEEKEND) - Crawfish season is here. The best way to eat crawfish is with family and friends. Crawfete is structured for you and your friends to enjoy each other and chow down on as much crawfish as you can eat in this block party style event. Crawfete takes place Sunday, March 12, 2023 from 2:00pm until 5:00pm at Perkins Rowe in Baton Rouge.
Crawfete crawfish festival and cooking competition is sponsored by the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society with the mission to raise awareness and funds for childhood nutrition, education, and health. A ticket to Crawfete allows you to eat as much boiled crawfish as you can. You can also vote for restaurant who serves the best boiled crawfish. In addition to boiled crawfish, many restaurants will serve dishes made with crawfish. This is certainly the event for crawfish lovers. There will be twenty-two restaurants competing for the title of Best Boiled Crawfish and Best Crawfish Dish. This is a rain or shine event. You must be 21 and older to attend as alcohol will be served. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased HERE
Each year, the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society selects an honoree for the Grace “Mama” Marino Lifestime Achievement Award for their impact on the community. There will be a ceremony honoring the 2023 honorees on June 15, 2023 at Fete Rouge. To learn more about the Baton Rouge Epicurean Society and the honorees for the 2023 Grace “Mama” Marino Lifetime Achievement Award visit HERE
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