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Crawfish is king at Pinch A Palooza Crawfish Festival

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 13 2018

Best Crawfish in New Orleans at Deanie's 

Crawfish season is in full swing, and Pinch A Palooza on April 22 (noon to 8pm) will celebrate all things crawfish! Our dishes are carefully crafted from scratch using the freshest ingredients and authentic family recipes. You can try a variety of dishes at Pinch A Palooza Festival from crawfish nachos, crawfish balls, fried crawfish tails and crawfish étouffée to crawfish bisque and crawfish bread. And did we mention that we’ll have over 5,000 pounds of delicious boiled crawfish plus traditional sides like corn and potatoes? A selection of non-seafood items will also be available for purchase, and you can wash it all down with ice cold beer on tap or other specialty frozen drinks. You can also test your competitive eating skills during our Crawfish Eating Contests for kids and adults.

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Topics: free crawfish festival, crawfish festival, Louisiana crawfish festival, Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month, New Orleans festivals, best crawfish in new orleans

Pinch A Palooza Festival 2018 Releases Event Day Schedule

Posted by Karen Hales on Apr 06 2018

METAIRIE, LA. —(April 6, 2018)—Deanie’s Seafood has released the event schedule for its free all-day outdoor crawfish festival, Pinch A Palooza, which takes place from noon to 8 p.m., Sun., April 22 at Deanie’s Seafood Market & Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown, 1713 Lake Ave. The event features five bands, including headliners Cowboy Mouth, kids' and adults’ crawfish eating contests, and a variety of activities and crawfish specialities.

The 9th-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish Eating Contest kicks off with a noon performance by local four-piece classic rock band Roux the Day. At 1 p.m., kids 6 to 12 years old get to test their mettle at competitive eating during the second-annual Pinch A Palooza Junior Crawfish Eating Contest.

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Topics: free crawfish festival, crawfish festival, Louisiana crawfish festival, Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month, New Orleans festivals

Pinch A Palooza is top New Orleans music festival

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 18 2017

Free Crawfish Festival features live music all day  

Deanie's Seafood will host its eighth-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival, a free crawfish festival celebrating Louisiana music and crawfish, on Sunday April 23 at Deanie’s Seafood Restaurant & Seafood Market in Bucktown! Celebrating Louisiana Crawfish Month during the peak of New Orleans music festival season, Pinch A Palooza will feature more than 5,000 lbs. of boiled crawfish, a crawfish-eating contest for adults as well as one for children ages 6-12, crafts and games for the kids, and live music all day long.  

New Orleans all-male charitable dance troupe The 610 Stompers will also be warming up the crowd with their spectacular dance moves. With seven bands beginning at 11am, and popular local funk band Flow Tribe closing out the night, this crawfish festival features music and entertainment for all ages!  

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, crawfish festival, Louisiana crawfish festival, Louisiana fairs & festivals, crawfish season, New Orleans music festival, New Orleans festival season, New Orleans festivals, free crawfish festival, Deanie's in Bucktown

Pinch A Palooza Offers Family Fun with Food, Music, & Activities

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 05 2017

crawfish festival games, Jr. crawfish eating contest   

The eighth-annual Pinch A Palooza Festival & Crawfish-Eating Contest returns to the shores of Lake Pontchartrain for a day of family friendly fun!  This festival celebrating Louisiana’s unique delicacy takes place all day Sunday, April 23—from 11 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Deanie's Seafood Restaurant in Bucktown.  

With over 5,000 pounds of boiled Louisiana crawfish, live music, and a variety of activities for fun-lovers of all ages, it’s the can’t-miss family event of the festival season.  And best of all… it’s FREE!

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Topics: Pinch A Palooza, Louisiana crawfish festival, crawfish festival, family fun, Family Friendly, Wild Louisiana crawfish, Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month, boiled crawfish, crawfish eating contest

7 ways to celebrate Louisiana Crawfish Month

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Apr 06 2016

Crawfish lovers have even more reason to rejoice this spring—not only are we in the peak of crawfish season, with every weekend offering more chances to indulge, but April is officially Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month!

Deanie’s Seafood is proud to take part in this effort to recognize the importance of Louisiana crawfish to the state’s economy and culture.

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Topics: crawfish, crawfish season, Louisiana Crawfish Awareness Month, Louisiana crawfish festival, crawfish boil, Wild Louisiana crawfish

How to Throw a Crawfish Boil

Posted by Lindsay Adler on Mar 18 2016

Tips from one of New Orleans' 'Best Places for Boiled Crawfish'

The arrival of springtime in New Orleans means blooming azaleas, the beginning of festival season—and Crawfish Season!  Every weekend of beautiful weather brings another opportunity to enjoy time with friends and family at a crawfish boil, whether at a restaurant, an event, or in your own backyard.  Because crawfish is in season and so readily available even in other parts of the country, you can host your own crawfish boil, no matter where you live. And since crawfish is a low-calorie source of protein and essential vitamins and minerals, you know you want it!

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Topics: crawfish, crawfish season, seafood festival, best place to eat boiled crawfish, Louisiana crawfish festival, New Orleans festival season, crawfish boil, boiled crawfish

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