Who's ready for a great music, food Festival that continues the tradition of  fun, family, and Crawfish?  Well, welcome to the Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Fest!

The event takes place at Lake Charles Civic Center starting This Friday! Admission? Kids 10 and under are free; armband specials for rides at Carnival. The Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Fest also includes an art show, poster contest, parade zydeco and cajun bands and some of the best food this side of the Mississippi.  Action seekers can also enjoy the friendly competion in the crawfist eating contest.  Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Fest runs Friday thru Sunday. See ya there!