Lake Charles, La. - The annual "Original Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish Festival" returns Friday, April 7-9 to the Lake Charles Civic Center.

It kicks off with a parade on Friday, and goes on to Saturday and Sunday with some of the best boiled crawfish the state of Louisiana has to offer, and don’t forget live Cajun and Zydeco music. There will also be vendors on hand with plenty of food and fun, for the entire family to enjoy. So get your tickets early!

Pre-order your tickets here, or visit the Civic Center Box Office. For more info visit DownTownCrawGest.com.