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3 Early Spring Texas Crawfish Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

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A tradition in the Texas springtime, crawfish festivals generally get started in March of each year, bringing communities together over those glorious little mudbugs! Featuring all things food and fun-related, these three Texas early spring crawfish festivals host families, friends, and appetites. You’re guaranteed to be looking forward to fun, food, and great Texas atmosphere with these festivals, and there isn’t much more required for a good time!

1. The BB&T Woodlands CrawPHish Festival

3 Texas Early Spring Crawfish Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

Photo: Facebook/The Woodlands CrawPHish Festival

Held at Town Green Park, the Woodlands CrawPHish Festival benefits the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. This annual festival boasts thousands of pounds of crawfish which are boiled and seasoned to perfection. It also features a kid-friendly menu of chicken tenders and good old Texas barbecue! Live music, fun activities, and a great time await the entire family at this festival! For more information, visit the event website link provided here.

2. Bigass Crawfish Bash

3 Texas Early Spring Crawfish Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

Photo: Facebook/Bigass Crawfish Bash Foundation

Held at Gulf Greyhound Dog Track in La Marque, this event is hosted by the Bigass Crawfish Bash Foundation, Inc. which is a Texas non-profit corporation working in partnership with local charities. Proceeds from the festival benefit lives of veterans, children, and the disabled. In 2017, this event set a Guinness World Record for the largest serving of crawfish in an 8-hour period! This year, donations from the crawfish festival will go towards local education foundations as well as Camp Hope, and the Texas Special Olympics. Festival events include a crawfish cooking competition, Kid Zone, live music, Veterans VIP tent, vendors market, and so much more! For more information on this event, which is being held in late March, visit their website link provided here, or their Facebook page link here.

3. Bernie’s Famous Crawfish Boil

3 Texas Early Spring Crawfish Festivals You Won’t Want to Miss

Photo: Facebook/Del Mar College

Held annually at Concrete Street Amphitheater, Old Market Pavilion in Corpus Christi, Bernie’s Famous Crawfish Boil is the Del Mar College Foundation’s signature event. Assisting to raise funds towards scholarships for students to attend Del Mar, the event includes crawfish, shrimp, sausage, fixings, and dessert. There’s live local music, live and silent auctions, and all of it supports making a positive impact on students while enhancing the Corpus Christi workforce and economy. For more information, keep your eyes on the event’s Facebook page, hosted by the Del Mar College Foundation & Alumni.