Over ten thousand pounds of crawfish, a parade, carnival and great entertainment is what you will find this year at the annual Original Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival.

The annual Original Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival is set for April 13th thru April 15th and will take place again this year at the Lake Charles Civic Center.

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Scheduled to appear in concert this year are Keith Frank, Geno Delafose, Jamie Bergeron, Chester Daigle and City Heat, and the Chris Shearman Experience.

The live music will take place on the Saturday of the festival from 11am to 10 pm while the carnival rides will be open all three days.

Proceeds go toward the Parkinson Foundation of SWLA.  Advance tickets are available at the Original Original Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival website.