Porter-Leath is celebrating 25 years of its Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival and extending the party and extra hour for 2017! The Annual Stinson's Industrial Rajun Cajun Crawfish Festival takes place April 23, 2017 from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. in Downtown Memphis on Wagner Place and Riverside Drive between Union Avenue and Beale Street. Known as the unofficial start of spring in Memphis, Rajun Cajun is one the few remaining Memphis festivals that does not charge an admission price in order to welcome all Mid-South families to enjoy a fun-filled day together. Over 35,000 festival goers will enjoy live music on three stages from nationally-known and local award-winning artists in Memphis, games including crawfish bobbing, eating, and racing, arts & crafts vendors, and a play zone for children ages 12 and under. VIP experiences are available and include the BlueCross Blue Shield of Tennessee Community Trust Swamp Tent featuring an all you can eat crawfish and cajun cuisine and Cash Saver Louisiana Gumbo Cook-off which offers cash prizes.
VIP Swamp Tent tickets and Gumbo Team applications are acccessible in the sections below. For more information or contact Angela Meekins at (901) 577-2500 x 1119.
Promote your business while helping the Porter-Leath children! Sponsorship Opportunities are available now. Contact Rob Hughes at (901) 577-2500 x 1167 for more information.
The Swamp is SOLD OUT!
Tickets are once again SOLD OUT for the BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Community Trust Swamp VIP Tent! All ticket holders enjoy all they can eat and drink inside the VIP tent from noon until 5.
No ticket is needed for the festival, but you do need a ticket for the Swamp.
Gumbo Teams Sold Out!
Slots are SOLD OUT for the Cash Saver Gumbo Cookoff!
Come to the event and see 2 dozen teams put their best recipe to our judges' test and compete for a cash prize and coveted cast iron skillet trophy.