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    Crawdad Festival to serve up cajun flavor at Cal Expo

    By Jacque Porter,


    (FOX40.COM) — Cal Expo will host the 2nd annual Crawdad Festival this weekend.

    The festival, which took place in Isleton last year, will run from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on June 15 and 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Sunday.

    According to organizers, the festival will feature various Cajun-inspired foods including alligator, frog legs, étouffée, gumbo, jambalaya and “lots and lots” crawfish.

    The event will have two stages for live music both days of the festival.

    Organizers said the event will also feature a second line parade, a crawfish race, carnival rides and a children’s area.

    General admission to the event costs $20 for tickets purchased in advance of the event and $25 for tickets purchased at the gate. Admission is free for children ages 11 and under.

    Visitors can park in Cal Expo lots B, C and D for $15.

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