The Original Downtown Lake Charles Crawfish festival is today at the Lake Charles Civic Center.  This years festival will be a one day event beginning at Noon.

Today on the main stage Keith Frank and the Soileau Zydeco band, Geno Delafose and French Rockin' boogie and Chris Ardoin and Nustep will all perform live.

The festival lineup of entertainment is:

Saturday, April 11
12pm Coliseum and Carnival Gates Open; Vendor Marketplace opens
1pm Opening Ceremonies with Mayor and Festival Royalty
2pm Crawfish Eating Contest
3pm Geno Delafose and French Rockin Boogie
5pm Keith Frank and the Soileau Creole Band
7-8:30pm Zydecane
8pm Chris Ardoin and NuStep