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Pinch A Palooza

Category: Major Events/Festivals

Start: Apr 22, 2018 5:00 PM

End: Apr 23, 2018 1:00 AM

Deanie's Seafood Restaurant, 1713 Lake Ave, Metairie, LA 70005, USA

Cost: free
Pinch A Palooza is a free day-long music and crawfish festival at Deanie's Seafood in Bucktown.

Deanie’s Presents 9th-annual Crawfish Festival in Bucktown Pinch A Palooza April 22, 2018 Noon - 8 p.m. Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market, 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie 

Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest is New Orleans’ BEST family friendly crawfish and music festival! This free event offers live local music, activities for kids, and over 5,000 pounds of boiled crawfish. 

Deanie’s 9th-annual Pinch A Palooza supports The Good Shepherd School. 

Pinch A Palooza’s lineup includes Cowboy Mouth, The Topcats, Vince Vance & The Valiants, The Bucktown All-Stars, Roux the Day, the 610 Stompers and more. Actor and comedian Johnny Rock will emcee. 

The Zagat-rated Deanie’s Seafood will crown the champion of the Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest following two heats of competitors and a championship round! Registration is $20 and includes a Pinch A Palooza T-shirt, adult contestants must register online at The Pinch A Palooza 2018 Crawfish Eating Champion will receive a free Deanie’s Seafood crawfish boil for 20 people! 

Kids ages 6 to 12 will compete in the 2nd-annual Pinch A Palooza Junior Crawfish Eating Contest, the only one of its kind in Louisiana! Kids register for $5 from noon to 1 p.m. the day of the event. The winner will take home free Deanie’s Kids Meals for a year and a toy Deanie’s Seafood Lil’ Bit Crawfish Boil Kit. 

For the little ones, we’ll have free face-painting, inflatables, a balloon artist, plus fun games and activities like crawfish races and the world’s only Live Crawfish Tic Tac Toe table! Bring the whole family out to Pinch A Palooza, and don’t forget your dancing shoes! 

Deanie’s will serve up a variety of crawfish specialties, including crawfish nachos, crawfish balls, fried crawfish tails, étouffée, and thousands of pounds of fresh boiled Crawfish, plus a selection of non-seafood items, beer and specialty cocktails. Venue: Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant Address: 1713 Lake Ave., Metairie, LA 70005 Admission Cost: Free Phone: 504-831-4141 Web:
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