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The City of Gulf Shores has released the site map and free shuttle service information for the 5th Annual Waterway Village Zydeco & Crawfish Festival on Saturday, April 20. The Zydeco & Crawfish Festival’s free shuttle service will pick up runners that are participating in the Zydeco 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at 7 a.m. at Meyer Park. Following the race, the shuttle service will transport patrons from Meyer Park and the Erie H. Meyer Civic Center to the festival site beginning at 9:30 a.m. and lasting until 6:30 p.m.
Locals and visitors are invited to sink their teeth into hot, juicy crawfish throughout the day while dancing to the infectious rhythms of some of the best Zydeco bands from around the South. There will be arts and crafts vendors and children's activities. The crawfish pots begin boiling at 10 a.m. and the Zydeco sounds will be grooving until 6 p.m. The Zydeco music lineup is as follows:
10 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Rusty Metoyer & the Zydeco Krush11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.: Excelsior11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Lil Nathan and the Zydeco Big Timers1 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.: Excelsior1:15 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.: Dwayne Dopsie & the Zydeco Hellraisers 2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m.: Excelsior2:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.: Chubby Carrier & the Bayou Swamp Band4:15 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.: Excelsior4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.: Step Rideau & the Zydeco Outlaws
Admission is free to the public. The festival will be located along East 24th Avenue under the Intracoastal Waterway Bridge in Gulf Shores.
For more information, call 251-968-1171 or visit www.gulfshoresal.gov/crawfishfestival.