Dreams Come True South Louisiana Crawfish Festival in Gonzales.Breathe in the aromas of boiling crawfish and sizzling steaks. Watch floating hot air balloons and first-class entertainers. Check out a car show as you enjoy a day out at the
Held at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in late April, the festival offers plenty of fun for the whole family. Attend and you’ll also support a good cause, as the event raises money for Louisiana children with life-threatening illnesses.
It's not an event in Louisiana without some mouthwatering food, and this festival is no exception. There’s a lot to sink your teeth into at this lively annual event in Gonzales.
It’s here you’ll find crackling, crawfish, jambalaya, and steak cook-offs, along with some of the best cooks around serving up hamburgers, kettle corn, all kinds of finger foods, and more.
With so much delicious fare to try, you won’t want to forget your appetite at home.
Although the food is worth the price of admission, there’s a lot more to the festival than its tasty treats. Let the tunes of local zydeco bands provide a backdrop to a day of family-friendly fun as you check out the unique autos in the classic car show, watch the competitors vie for the top prize in a cornhole tournament, gaze at hot air balloons floating overhead, and browse 150 craft booths. Your kids will find plenty to do as well, as there are inflatables to play on and a petting zoo full of friendly animals.
When you’re looking to experience the best of Cajun culture and southern hospitality, head to Gonzales for the Dreams Come True South Louisiana Crawfish Festival.