34th ANNUAL PENSACOLA CRAWFISH FESTIVAL

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FUN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY
AT THE 34
th ANNUAL PENSACOLA CRAWFISH FESTIVAL
Pensacola, Fla. (April 3, 2018) Don’t be shy, dig in! Fiesta Pensacola is excited to announce that the 34th annual Pensacola Crawfish Festival will take place Friday, May 4th from Noon-11PM, Saturday, May 5th from 10AM-11PM, and Sunday, May 6th from 11AM-5PM 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! GOOD EATS
Be sure to bring your appetite. We are excited to announce the return of Cordova Crawfish  Company as our crawfish vendor. This year’s festival features over 16,000 pounds of boiled crawfish provided by the Pensacola based company. You won’t want to miss our other delicious options: Lobster Rolls, Jambalaya, Étouffée, Crab Cakes, Gumbo, Red Beans & Rice, Shrimp,Bloomin’ Onions, Chicken Tenders, Funnel Cakes, Ice Cream and much, much more!
ENTERTAINMENT
The 2018 Pensacola Crawfish Festival entertainment schedule:
Friday, May 4th
6:00pm – Jeremy Fruge & The Zydeco Hotboyz
8:30pm – Terrance Simien & The Zydeco Experience
Saturday, May 5th
11:00am – Boudreaux Zydeco
1:00pm –Radio Zydeco
3:30pm – Jourdan Thibodeaux et Les Rôdaileurs
6:00pm – Roddie Romero & The Hub City All-Stars
8:00pm – Mojeaux
Sunday, May 6th
12:00pm – Cha Wa
2:30pm – Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble
The mission of the Fiesta of Five Flags is to celebrate our heritage, promote tourism, and build pride in Pensacola through festive activities
which enhance the quality of life in our community.
CRAWFISH EATING CONTEST
How many pounds of crawfish can you eat? Come take part in the 13th 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 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 p.m. CrawDADDY Contest

CHILDREN’S AREA
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, crowns, games, and the popular
NASCRAWL crawfish races.
FIESTA 5K & 10K
Take part in the 44th annual Fiesta 5K and 10K Run/Walk, sponsored by the Pensacola Runners
Association. The race will be held Saturday, May 5
th at 7:30 a.m. Both races will finish at Seville
Square. For more information, please visit
www.pensacolarunners.com.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Handicapped parking will be available Friday through Sunday, with permit, on Barracks Street, in
parking lot between the Florida Public Archeology Network building and The Fish House. For
more information about the Pensacola Crawfish Festival or other Fiesta events, call (850) 433-
6512, visit
www.fiestapensacola.org or www.Facebook.com/FiestaPensacola
SPECIAL THANKS TO OUR SPONSORS
This year’s Crawfish Festival sponsors include COX Communications, Budweiser, Pepsi, WEAR
ABC 3, Independent News, Cat Country 98.7, News Radio 1620, Pensacola News Journal, Wind
Creek Casino & Hotel, Community Coffee, Lamar Advertising, Alsco and Framing By Design
Contact: Margaret-Anne West, PR & Marketing Director
Fiesta of Five Flags Association
mdwest@fiestapensacola.org
850-433-6512

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