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Arts & Crabs Fest

Arts & Crabs Fest is a homegrown Southwest Louisiana festival celebrating the ties between our seafood and culture – our region’s greatest national assets. The event will be held on Aug. 19, 2017 at the Burton Complex, starting at 5 p.m.

Festival-goers sample from an extensive crab dish tasting featuring local chefs, each preparing a unique crab dish representative of their cuisine’s styles. Louisiana craft brew samples are offered as complementary additions to all dishes. Crab chefs battle for festival-goers’ votes in the annual Best Crab Dish award which is determined by the amount of tips each chef receives.

Arts & Crabs Fest, recognized as a “Top 20 Event in the Southeast” for four years in a row by the Southeast Tourism Society, will showcase live regional music as well as an interactive art market with local art for sale. 

Funds raised at Arts & Crabs Fest are reinvested back into the SWLA community through the Arts Council’s services and events.

For details, visit www.artscouncilswla.org or call 439-2787. 

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