James Island County Park to host annual Cajun festival Sunday

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - The James Island County Park is bringing Louisiana to the Lowcountry for the 27th annual Lowcountry Cajun Festival on Sunday.

The festival starts at Noon and goes through 6 p.m.

It's a full day of live Zydeco music, with this year's lineup featuring three groups: Jeffery Broussard and the Creole Cowboys, Shrimp City Slim and Nathan and The Zydeco Cha Chas.

There will also be authentic Cajun and Creole foods, including Jambalaya, Alligator, Etouffe, Andouille sausage and Crawfish.

In fact, there is a crawfish-eating contest at 2:30 p.m.

The Cajun festival is a family-friendly event with rides and attractions for children as well as souvenirs to buy and other vendors on site.

Tickets are 15 dollars, but kids 12 and Gold Pass holders get in free.

For more information go to www.CharlestonCountyParks.com or call 843-795-4386.

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