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8th Annual Arts & Crabs Festival - Expired Event

Location Burton Coliseum Complex
7001 Gulf Hwy
Lake Charles, LA 70607
August 19, 2017 - August 19, 2017 - CONFIRMED!

From 8th Annual Arts & Crabs Festival Website:

Arts & Crabs Fest is a homegrown Southwest Louisiana festival celebrating the ties between our seafood and culture our regions greatest national assets. The event will be held on Aug. 19, 2017 at the Burton Complex, starting at 5 p.m.

Festival-goers sample from an extensive crab dish tasting featuring local chefs, each preparing a unique crab dish representative of their cuisines styles. Louisiana craft brew samples are offered as complementary additions to all dishes. Crab chefs battle for festival-goers votes in the annual Best Crab Dish award which is determined by the amount of tips each chef receives.

Arts & Crabs Fest, recognized as a Top 20 Event in the Southeast for four years in a row by the Southeast Tourism Society, will showcase live regional music as well as an interactive art market with local art for sale.

Funds raised at Arts & Crabs Fest are reinvested back into the SWLA community through the Arts Councils services and events.
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Show hoursSat 5-8
Year #8

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