The Lowcountry Cajun Festival, now in its 23rd year, features jambalaya, etoufee, alligator, hot dogs and funnel cakes, but eaters show up for the crawfish, according to a Charleston County Parks press release.
“Visitors are encouraged to sign up for the (crawfish eating) contest when they arrive at the festival,” emphasizes the Apr. 6 festival announcement.
The festival at James Island County Park runs from 12 noon-6 p.m. The eating contest is scheduled for 2:30 p.m.
For a detailed schedule, including information on the music acts, visit ccprc.com. Admission to the event is $10 a person, with children aged 12 or younger admitted free.