According to sources, ‘There will be a wide range of Cajun fare such as crawfish poboys, crawfish pies, and of course 16,000 pounds of boiled crawfish, as well as other traditional fare like hot dogs and hamburgers’ This is one of the largest Crawfish Boils in the state.
Daily admission to the 2012 Pensacola Crawfish Festival is $5 for adults, with free admission to children 12 and under. A weekend pass for Friday, Saturday and Sunday is available for $10 – Active Duty Military can get in free all day on Friday.
Friday, May 4: Noon – 11 p.m. Saturday, May 5: 10 a.m. – 11 p.m. Sunday, May 6: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
There will be Cajun music artists featured all weekend (schedule from fiestaoffiveflags.com):
Friday, May 4
Saturday, May 5
10 a.m. – Season Ammons
12:15 p.m. – Wes Baylis and Richochet Creek
2:15 p.m. – Bayou Boys
4:15 p.m. – Announcement of DeLuna Treasure Hunt Winner
4:30 p.m. – Adam Holt
6:30 p.m. – Hadley Castille and the Sharecroppers Band
9 p.m. – Honey Island Swamp Band
Featured this year will be the famous “NASCRAW” crawfish races as well as the 7th annual Cat Country 98.7 Crawfish Eating Contest
On Saturday May 5th at 7:30 am is the Fiesta 5k and 10k Run/Walk sponsored by the Pensacola Runners Association. Runners will receive free admission to the Pensacola Crawfish Festival on Saturday