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The 3rd Annual Cajun Crawfish & Music Festival
June 5 @ 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
The 3rd Annual Cajun Crawfish & Music Festival returns to Abacoa on Saturday, June 5, 2021 from 10am – 10pm. This free premier Cajun Crawfish and Music Festival will celebrate the culture and traditions of Louisiana through food, music and dance! Virginia Sinicki from The KVJ Show, will serve as the Master of Ceremonies throughout the day and will bring her personal flair as a local who grew up New Orleans.
Get a taste of “N’awlins” with authentic Cajun food featuring a crawfish boil, jambalaya, gumbo, po’ boys, gator tail and more.
Experience the Voodoo Bayou’s Cooking Demonstrations featuring their chefs and local celebrities as they create their personal food and drink favorites.
Enjoy the Bourbon Street atmosphere with all the classic cocktails such as Hurricanes and Grenades. Celebrity bartenders, Kevin Rolston and Jason Pennington from the KVJ Show will stop by and help serve up these classics.
Headlining the day, two-time Grammy nominee, 13-time offbeat winner for best accordion and Best band and zydeco album is Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers. Dwayne Dopsie, grew up in Lafayette, Louisiana. Dwayne taught himself how to play the accordion by watching videos of his father and Clifton Chenier. The knowledge of Dwayne’s musical ability along with his zydeco Hellraisers band members have over 100 years of combined-experience playing Zydeco music and it shows in every performance. The energy, true talent that Dwayne Dopsie and the Zydeco Hellraisers emit from stage makes it obvious that there is no competition for this band. Adding to the lineup: The Rockin’ Jake Band and The Porchdogs.
A new introduction to this year’s festival is the VIP Stage Pods. This area, available to rent on Eventbrite, will allow guests to have a private, social-distant area that holds up to 6 people. General lawn seating will also be available for those who would like to bring their own chair/blanket to enjoy the all-day entertainment.
About Little Smiles:
This fun-filled, cultural event benefits Little Smiles. Little Smiles is a volunteer driven, non-profit 501(c)3 children’s charity. Their mission is to help heal hearts and create little smiles by providing gifts and fun activities to children impacted by serious illness, homelessness, or tragedy. With the guidance of local professionals such as doctors, nurses, child life specialists and social workers, they strive to help kids escape their unfortunate circumstances, even if only for a short period of time. For more information visit: www.littlesmilesfl.org.