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A taste of Cajun country comes to the Lowcountry

Cajun Festival, Crawfish eating contest (Source: WCSC) Cajun Festival, Crawfish eating contest (Source: WCSC)
JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) -

Crawfish, gumbo, jambalaya and other flavors of the Bayou will be on the menu at the 25th Annual Lowcountry Cajun Festival.

The annual Cajun party will be at the James Island County Park on Sunday, April 3 from noon to 6 p.m. The festival includes traditional Cajun and Creole dishes as well as live Zydeco music. In addition to the Cajun food, you can also sample traditional Lowcountry favorites like seafood and barbecue.   

When you're not eating and listening to the music, the festival also includes carnival rides, inflatable games and other activities for kids. The popular Crawfish eating contest at 2:30 p.m. is open to all crawfish connoisseurs. Sign ups for the contest will be at the festival.

Festival admission is $15 for adults and free for kids 12 and younger with a paid adult.  No coolers, outside alcohol or pets are permitted and carpooling is highly encouraged.

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