It's the Hospice Foundation of the South’s signature event! The largest one-day event on the Northshore boasts over 45,000 pounds of crawfish boiled by up to 60 teams competing for the title of “Best Crawfish in St. Tammany Parish" in Slidell's annual Crawfish Cook-off.
Celebrity judges and competing teams decide the winners. Included in your admission is all the crawfish you can eat, and local musicians entertaining the crowd of 8,000+ and kids' activities for a full day of family fun. Food and beverages also will be available for purchase.
Held in Slidell's Fritchie Park, 905 W. Howze Beach Rd., admission for ages 13 and up is $30 in advance, $35 at the gate*. Children 12 and under are admitted free. Kid Zone tickets are $20. Advance tickets available at www.CrawfishTickets.com.
This event is rain or shine (no refunds).
The Hospice Foundation of the South (HFOS) is dedicated to providing resources for medical and emotional care for terminally ill patients and their families. Learn more about Hospice at http://hospicefoundationofthesouth.org/.
*No outside food or drink, ice chests, tables, tents or animals will be permitted inside the park. All crawfish must be consumed on premises (no "crawfish to go"). Blankets, folding/festival chairs and small umbrellas are permitted. Don't forget your dancing shoes, sunscreen and your favorite festing hat!