Held in the “Crawfish Capital of the World,” The Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival is an annual festival held to promote the crawfish industry in Louisiana and the culture of Cajun Country. It offers the finest in Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop music, featuring over 30 bands on 3 stages throughout the festival. Accordion making, Cajun dance & cooking demonstrations are showcased here. Crawfish prepared in every imaginable way is available for tasting, along with other Cajun foods. Also enjoy crawfish races, Cajun and Zydeco dancing, a crawfish etouffee cookoff, arts, crafts and specialty items, a carnival midway, crawfish eating contests and, of course, a parade. For more information, visit http://www.bbcrawfest.com/.
Several bed and breakfasts are located in Breaux Bridge offering comfortable and unique accommodations near the festival:
Maison Madeleine Bed and Breakfast (Lake Martin)
T’Frere’s Bed and Breakfast (Lafayette)