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Mudbug Madness 2020

One of the biggest and most popular Cajun festivals in Louisiana

Mudbug Madness in Louisiana 2020 - Best Time
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Mudbug Madness is a three-day celebration of Louisiana crawfish and Cajun cuisine taking place every May during the Memorial Day weekend at Festival Plaza in downtown Shreveport, Louisiana. In addition to food, it offers the best Zydeco, Cajun, blues and jazz music on three stages. Having been held since 1984, Mudbug Madness was named one of the Southeast Tourism Society's Top 20 Events. The festival attracts about 50,000 visitors per day.

Mudbug Madness in Louisiana - Best Season 2020

A three-day food and music festival is usually held from 11 am to 11 pm for three days. All events are free until 5 pm. After that, the admission is $5 per person. The festival is dedicated to Louisiana mudbug season. And the favorite local dish comes in hot and spicy piles that you have to try. Don't forget to sample crawfish platters, boudin, gumbo, jambalaya and many more delicious treats.

Best time for Mudbug Madness in Louisiana 2020
Best time to see Mudbug Madness in Louisiana 2020

Music highlights on the Swamp and Madness Stages include performers like Amanda Shaw, Flow Tribe, Kylie Frye, Gerald Delafose and the Zydeco Gators, Nick Lynch, The Molly Ringwalds, Dr Zog, Chubby Carrier, Chris Breaux and the Six-String Rodeo.

Best time for Mudbug Madness 2020

Mudbug Madness offers lots of South Louisiana fun and entertainment, art, games and competitions. There is also a celebrity crawfish eating contests for men and women . You'll be amazed by the speed, agility and creative techniques that contestants display while eating mudbugs. The first contestant who finishes 7 kg (15 lb) of crawfish wins.

Best time to see Mudbug Madness 2020