2024 NOLA Crawfish Festival - April 29th, 30th & May 1st 2024 - The Broadside

600 N Broad St, New Orleans, LA 70119, USA


The NOLA Crawfish Festival is once again back for three action packed days full of music, crawfish and more!  The true local New Orleans experience.  As in years past, Nola Crawfish Fest will settle into the days between Jazzfest weekends, Monday April 29th through Wednesday May 1st. 

Attendees can loosen up and hang out every day from 3pm till 10pm within the carefree backdrop of the Mid-City anchor and fabulous outdoor venue, The Broadside. Enjoy mouthwatering scents and flavors from the thousands of pounds of hot boiled crawfish, prepared on-site by Chris "Shaggy" Davis and his NOLA Crawfish King staff.

And oh yeah, we have some of our friends, local Louisiana legends and musical heroes on deck to help get your body moving and fill your soul.

New Orleans finest Musicians in an intimate setting, literally tons of crawfish in a safe and great outdoor space? Epic times to be had!  

The 2024 Nola Crawfish Fest Musical Artists include:

Main Stage

  • Tab Benoit
  • Jon Cleary & The Absolute Monster NCF Allstars (feat. The AMGs PLUS a tribute to Snooks Eaglin with George Porter, Jr and a few more VERY special guests TBA)
  • Eric Krasno & Friends feat. Ivan Neville, Tony Hall & Raymond Weber
  • George Porter, Jr. & Runnin' Pardners
  • Iko Allstars Play JGB
  • The Lost Bayou Ramblers (feat. Luther Dickinson and more)
  • Ed William's RumpleSTEELskin (feat. members of The Revivalists)
  • Plus more to be announced...including a second stage, new for 2024!


What can I bring into the event?

A good appetite, spirit and attitude! This event has everything else you should need. Please, no Fest chairs! There is plenty of expanded seating (and shade) in/around the stage and food areas.

Will there be other food and drink available?

Yes, in addition to Crawfish, you can taste award winning BBQ (and other Louisiana delicacies) from the Cochon King Team each day and a new kitchen open at The Broadside!

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

The Broadside is currently not an all ages venue. 18 and up only. 21+ to drink.  

Do children require a ticket for Nola Crawfish Fest?

The Broadside is currently not an all ages venue.  18 and up only. 21+ to drink.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Visit nolacrawfishfest.com

What's the refund policy?

This is a rain or shine event. There will be no refunds provided.

When will the daily lineup be announced?

We will announce the daily headliners and artists after the early-bird sale concludes.  Get your heavily discounted tickets during the Early Bird period for the best deal!

When will daily tickets go on-sale? 

When we announce the daily headliners and artists, we will open up the daily ticket sales. Stay tuned or take advantage of the early bird 3-day packages for the best value!

Do I need a paper ticket?  

No.  Please save a tree and use your mobile device (email with QR code) or just supply the ID of the registrant/ticket purchaser to be admitted.