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Crawfish Season in Memphis April 5, 2013

Filed under: Events — Shannon R Little @ 10:33 am
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Tis the season for crawfish here in Memphis! When Spring comes knocking, the mudbugs come out to play (or to be eaten). Now that we can finally see warm weather in our future, it’s time to find yourself a patio or picnic spot, grab a cold one, and chow down.

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Mudbugs in March 2013

Mudbugs in March was last month, and thankfully hit on the one beautiful day we had. It was a great time, and I ate a ridiculous amount of crawfish. If you didn’t get to check this one out, try one of these upcoming crawfish events:

Sunday Funday on Cheffie’s Patio: April 7 (1-5pm)

  • $15 All You Can Eat Crawfish, Kid’s 12 and Under Eat Free
  • Live Music

Crawfish Festival at The Green Beetle: April 7 (1-7pm)

  • Cost Unknown
  • Live Music

Overton Square Crawfish Festival: April 13 (noon-6pm)

  • Free admission, Crawfish available for purchase
  • Live music, featuring The Mighty Soul Brass Band, The Memphis Dawls, Dead Soldiers, and Lightnin Malcom and Stud
  • Artist’s Market

Crawfish Boil at Swanky’s: April 20 (1pm-til), Swanky’s East Memphis

  • $18 All You Can Eat Crawfish
  • Live Music, More info TBA

Heads n Tails Beer and Crawfish Festival: April 20 (Time TBA), Snowden Grove Amphitheatre

  • $40 for All You Can Eat Crawfish and 100 different types of beer samples

Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival: April 21 (11:30am-6pm), Riverside Drive

  • Free admission, Crawfish available for purchase
  • Live music, featuring The Bayou Boys, Freeworld, and Marcella’s Lovers.
  • Kid’s Area

Crawfish Boil at Cajun Catfish Company: Every Tuesday (5pm-til)

  • Cost Unknown

Crawfish Boil at Newby’s: Every Wednesday (6pm-til)

  • $15 All You Can Eat Crawfish, or $7.50 per tray

Crawfish Boil at Half Shell: Every Wednesday (5pm-til)

  • Free All You Can Eat Crawfish (as long as you’re drinking)
  • Live Music

If you know of any more events, please leave them in the comments. I want to make this an ongoing list!

Mudbugs in March 2013

Mudbugs in March 2013