2017 Guide To Memphis Crawfish Festivals
Crawfish season has arrived in Memphis! Here are the dates and info for 2017’s crawfish festivals and places that do crawfish specials and boils.
Festivals and One Day Events
Overton Square Crawfish Fest
April 8, 2017
noon to 6 p.m.
Overton Square and surrounding streets
free to enter, food and drink for sale
Harbor Town Crawfish FestivalDate TBA
noon – 7 p.m.
110 Harbor Town Square
$5 entry (or bring two canned goods), food and drink for sale
Cooper Young Community Farmers Market Crawfish Boil
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
First Congo Parking Lot
free entry / food and drink for sale
Porter Leath’s Rajun Cajun Crawfish Fest
April 23, 2017
11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wagner Place and Riverside Drive between Union Avenue and Beale Street
free to enter, food and drink for sale (crawfish is usually $20 for 3 pounds)
VIP “Swamp Tent” tickets available for $100 per person/$175 per couple
St. Benedict Crawfish Boil & Family Festival
April 22, 2017
4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
St Benedict At Auburndale (8250 Varnavas Drive)
This event benefits St. Benedict’s Lady Eagle Soccer Team
Memphis, TN 38016
The price will be $10 for 2-3 lbs PLUS corn, sausage and potatoes. It’s a great excuse to enjoy the spring weather with us on our deck! pic.twitter.com/iW1s1kFS0y
— Max’s Sports Bar (@MaxsSportsBar) February 10, 2017
Boils and Specials
Ellis Seafood (1379 Getwell) sells raw and cooked crawfish.
Flying Fish has boiled crawfish for sale.
Max’s Sports Bar will have crawfish boils every other Saturday. Check out their FB page or Twitter for exact dates.
The Bluff says they’ll have a crawfish boil every Saturday from noon until they’re out.
Cajun Catfish Co. in Collierville serves crawfish nightly, plus has all-you-can-eat on Tuesdays.
Both Half Shell locations offer complimentary crawfish baskets with a $10 purchase from 5 p.m. until they run out.
Mortimer’s offers crawfish specials every Sunday from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. ($8.99/pound which includes corn and potatoes) through May.
Anybody else? Let me know in the comments and I’ll get it added.