Annual festival celebrating crawfish comes to Tomball

April 14, 2018 by  

The Rails & Tails Mudbug Festival will be held for the seventh consecutive year next month at the Depot Plaza in downtown Tomball.

This is an event that lasts all day and celebrates tasty crawfish accompanied by live crawfish racing, competitive eating, music, and more food and other activities. The event is being presented by WCA Waste Corp.

Among the live musical performances will be Rockin’ Fiddler from Louisiana; The Fab 5, a tribute band to The Beatles; Bayou Roux, a Cajun favorite; and John Evans from Texas.

Etouffeé, boudin, lots of crawfish, and many other types of food will be at the festival. There will also be vendors and a kids’ zone.

Among the special contests and events are the Bayou Belly Buster Boudin Ball Eating Contest and the Roux Run at Depot Downs race of live crawfish. A trophy and medals will be awarded to winners of these two contests.

There will be no charge for admission and parking.

The festival will be held on Saturday, May 5, with gates opening at 11:00 am and live music from noon until 8:00 pm. Prior to the festival, attendees can browse the Tomball Farmers Market, which Edible Houston Magazine has named the best such market in Houston.

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