Cajun Festival treats Charleston Locals to taste of Louisiana

Crawfish was one of the popular food items available at the Cajun festival (source: Live5)
Crawfish was one of the popular food items available at the Cajun festival (source: Live5)

JAMES ISLAND, SC (WCSC) - Charleston locals were treated to a taste of Louisiana living Sunday at the 27th Annual Lowcountry Cajun Festival.

The family-friendly event at James Island County Park featured music, Cajun and Creole foods, children's activities and more.

With a variety of dishes, festival-goers could try jambalaya, alligator, etouffee, and andouille sausage.

Those up for the challenge got the chance to participate in the crawfish-eating contest.

Musical entertainment included performances by Shrimp City Slim, Jeffery Broussard & the Creole Cowboys and Nathan Williams & the Zydeco Cha Chas.

Copyright 2018 WCSC. All rights reserved.