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3 Late Spring Texas Crawfish Festivals That are Absolutely Crawesome

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The annual Texas spring tradition of enjoying a crawfish festival is nearing an end for the season, but that doesn’t mean you can’t get your hands on a plate or two of this tasty meal before time runs out. Bringing friends and families together to enjoy a feast of crawfish while listening to great live entertainment is “crawesome!” Other great parts of a Texas crawfish festival include shopping at booths filled with the products from a wide variety of vendors, and picking up trinkets that speak of your love for this fine food. You’re certain to find food, fun, and a wonderful feeling at these festivals, and you can’t complain about that one bit!

1. Rails and Tails Mudbug Festival, May 5

3 Late Spring Texas Festivals That are Absolutely Crawesome in Our Books

Photo: Flickr/Laity Lodge Youth Camp

The Rails & Tails Mudbug Festival is a one-day event celebrating the crawfish in historic Tomball, Texas. With food, fun, and music (including The Fab 5, John Evans, Waylon Thibodeau, and Bayou Roux), you’re guaranteed to have a good time at Tomball’s historic downtown depot. Vendors will be on-site, and there will be a kids’ zone, and much more festival fun. This event has both free admission and free parking, and the gates will open at 11 a.m.

2. Houston Crawfish, Crab & Grill Festival, May 12 & 13

3 Late Spring Texas Festivals That are Absolutely Crawesome in Our Books

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Featuring crawfish, crab, and so much more, the Houston Crawfish, Crab & Grill Festival takes place May 12 and 13 this year and promises to be a tremendously great Texas time! Giving you the opportunity to “unleash your inner zydeco,” this event has live music, kids’ entertainment, a kids’ zone including bouncy houses/castles, a mechanical bull, and everything else you need to have fun. Happening at the Hobby Event Center from 2 – 11 p.m. both days, you can find more information at the event website here.

3. Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival, May 25-27

3 Late Spring Texas Festivals That are Absolutely Crawesome in Our Books

Photo: Facebook/Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival

Taking place at the Fredericksburg Marktplatz, the Fredericksburg Crawfish Festival is a three-day celebration of all things mudbug! Sponsored by the Fredericksburg Jaycees, this Texas Hill Country food festival also features live music, and arts and crafts vendors, not to mention a wonderful carnival aspect that the kids will love. Taking place on Memorial Day Weekend, you’re sure to find a ton of family fun!