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Local Crawfish Boils & Festivals

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It’s officially crawfish season! Celebrate at one of these local crawfish boils and festivals and come hungry!

Crawfish Boils & Festivals in The Woodlands Area Hello Woodlands Guide 2023

April 8, 2023 – Crawfish Boil at The Empty Glass – Stop in to The Empty Glass in the historic Tomball Depot Plaza to get your crawfish on! The Empty Glass is located at 104 Market St, Tomball, TX 77375 and the event is from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. Learn More

April 15, 2023 – Conroe Crossroads & Crawfish Festival – Conroe Crossroads & Crawfish Festival is coming to Margaritaville Lake Resort in Lake Conroe on Saturday, April 15 from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.! Conroe Crossroads, a four-day live musical extravaganza, runs April 13-16 and features shows at 40 venues throughout the area, including Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | Houston. Listen to tunes from Cedryl Ballou and the Zydeco Trendsetters as you feast on crawfish, sip on a cold beer, or enjoy a glass of wine. Discover handmade goods crafted by dozens of local artisans and vendors as you browse the Margaritaville Market. Learn More

Conroe Crossroads Crawfish Festival Margaritaville
The Conroe Crossroads & Crawfish Festival at Margaritaville Lake Resort, Lake Conroe | Houston.

April 14-15, 2023 – Crawfish Critic Cook-Off & Festival – The 4th Annual Crawfish Critic Cook-Off & Festival features live music, fun, activities for kids, and crawfish! On Friday night teams will have the option to compete in a cajun cook-off with gumbo, étouffée and anything but crawfish categories. There will be live music from 5:00 to 11:00 p.m. as well as food trucks and drinks. Saturday will be the Crawfish Critic Cook-off & Festival. There will be 30 competition cook-off teams competing for the right to be crowned The 2023 Crawfish Critic Grand Champion. The festival will be held at 3 Palms Action Sports Park, 15100 Interstate 45 S, Conroe, TX 77384. Learn More

April 15, 2023 – Rails & Tails Mudbug Festival – Join the City of Tomball for the 11th annual Rails & Tails Mudbug Festival, a celebration of the tasty crawfish through food, live music, vendors and more, at the Tomball Depot Plaza from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Guests can chow down on spicy boiled crawfish and other Cajun treats along with a variety of festival foods and drinks, then shop vendors selling all sorts of merchandise. There’s even a “Cajun Kids Zone” with bouncy fun for the little ones. Learn More

April 15, 2023 – Cars & Crawfish – Sawyer Park is hosting its 3rd Annual Cars & Crawfish, an all-ages outdoors event, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The event will feature cars, trucks, and bikes. There will be prizes for Best in Show and trophies for the Top 5 vehicles. Enjoy live music from the outdoor stage. Proceeds from the car show benefit This is Houston Animal Rescue. Learn More




[UPDATE: DATE CHANGED TO APRIL 23, 2023] April 16, 2023 – Crawfish Boil at District 2.4.9 Bar & Grill – Enjoy all you can eat crawfish, door prizes, and bingo! The Crawfish Boil at District 2.4.9 Bar & Grill will benefit the 2023 Harris County Fair. District 2.4.9 is located at 23238 TX-249, Tomball, TX 77375, and the crawfish boil will take place from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Learn More

April 29, 2023 – Peel For A Purpose Crawfish and Music Festival – Join Boots for Troops at the 3rd Annual Peel For A Purpose Crawfish and Music Festival at Show Sports Farm in Magnolia, TX from 1:00 – 8:30 pm. The family-friendly event will have bouncy houses, live music, and non crawfish food options available. $1 per pound of crawfish sold will be donated back to Boots For Troops. Learn More

April 29-30, 2023 – Veterans Mudbug Jamboree – Grab the family and come down to 206 Magnolia Street in Old Town Spring for the first Annual Veterans Mudbug Jamboree. Celebrate, shop, drink, eat, and listen to live music on April 29th from 11:00 am – 8:00 pm and April 30th from 11:00 am – 6:00 pm. There will be 30 vendors, 4 bands, face painting, balloon artists, and more. Free entry! Donations and proceeds from crawfish sales are being sent to the Institute for Peer Support of Veterans. Learn More

April 29, 2023 – St. Ignatius of Loyola Crawfish Boil – Join St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church for its annual Crawfish Boil sponsored by the St. Ignatius Youth Ministry. The Crawfish Boil will support the church’s youth events and service projects. St. Ignatius of Loyola Catholic Church is located at 7810 Cypresswood Dr Spring, TX 77379, and the event will be held from noon to 4:00 p.m. Learn More

May 6, 2023 – Texas Crawfish & Cornhole Festival – The Rotary Club of The Woodlands’ 6th Annual Texas Crawfish & Cornhole Festival is a fun day of food and entertainment for the whole family. Indulge in delicious crawfish and participate in a range of family-friendly activities. Every dollar raised will go towards local high school and Lone Star scholarships, and Rotary House. The festival will take place at Rob Fleming Park from noon – 4:00 p.m. Learn More

May 7, 2023 – Impact Church’s Annual Crawfish Boil – Impact Church of The Woodlands will host its annual Crawfish Boil beginning at noon. The church is located at 5401 Shadow Bend Pl, The Woodlands, TX 77381. Learn More

UPDATED: April 25, 2023