At A Glance

The Greater Rosewood Merchant Association is gearing up to bring infamous Creole cuisine, great music, and family fun to the Midlands on Saturday, May 12th, 2018 at the 14th Annual Rosewood Crawfish Festival!

From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., lovers of all things Creole, crawfish and Cajun are invited to join their neighbors and friends on Rosewood Drive and take part in one of the city’s favorite celebrations, featuring over 10,000 pounds of fresh Louisiana grown crawfish. (If crawfish aren’t your thing, a large assortment of other options will be available for your dining pleasure.)


This year’s musical line-up will be announced soon.

Family Fun

  • Crawdaddy Dash 5K Run
    This annual event kicks off the day at 9:00 a.m. with participants first in the gates to revel in the festivities!
  • Kid’s Area
    Bring the little crawdaddies for an afternoon of fun, face painting, crawfish races, rides, inflatabales, petting zoo and pony ride fun, and much more.
  • Arts and Crafts Alley
    Peruse the beautiful designs of more than twenty-five local artisans. Find the perfect gift for everyone on your list (even you!).

Festival Admission

$10 Advance/$15 Gate (Children Under 12 Free)
Pre-sale locations to be announced soon.


Located at the RV parking lot adjacent to the State Fair Grounds on the corner of Rosewood Drive and Assembly Street. Shuttles will run in 15 minutes intervals to and from the festival gates. There will be no charge to park in this secure lot.

Building the Community

Giving back is important and that’s why a majority of festival proceeds go to improve Rosewood Community parks, recreational sites and greenways. A portion of the funds collected will also be donated to local charities.