In addition to boiled crawfish prepared with Deanie’s signature Creole seasonings, fest goers can enjoy a variety of crawfish dishes made famous by Deanie’s Seafood such as Fried Crawfish Tails, Crawfish Balls, and Crawfish Nachos. Read more…
Free entertainment for all ages featuring live bands, crawfish eating contests, kids games and activities, and photos and hugs from Deanie’s mascot, Pincher, the crawfish.
Win a complimentary crawfish boil for 20 people! Register to compete in this year’s Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest. The contest will feature two “heats” of individuals battling to be Deanie’s Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Champion! Read more…
The 10th-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival at Deanie’s Seafood in Bucktown took place April 20, 2019. The crawfish and music festival supports and raises awareness of local charities and causes and organizations through Deanie’s Seafood’s Bucktown Philanthropic Trust. Read more…
11th-annual PINCH A PALOOZA FESTIVAL
SPRING 2020, Date TBD
Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest is New Orleans’ BEST family friendly crawfish and music festival!
Deanie’s on Lake Avenue in Bucktown is the location of our annual outdoor festival each spring. Pinch A Palooza features live local music, loads of delicious Deanie’s boiled crawfish and crawfish specialities, cool beverages, plus our Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest.
Activities include crawfish races, face-painting and inflatables for the kids to enjoy, the Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Eating Contest, great music, plus other fun performances.
The fun takes place at our original seafood market and restaurant in Bucktown, located at 1713 Lake Ave. on Old Hammond Highway in Metairie.
Health Benefits of Crawfish
Crawfish are a low-fat source of protein, essential vitamins and minerals. About half the calories of roasted chicken breast, a 3-ounce serving of crawfish contains 70 calories.