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  • Writer's pictureDiana Brandt

Event: The Angry Crab Southwest Cajun Fest

The Angry Crab Southwest Cajun Fest is set to return on February 4th, 2023 at Dr. AJ Chandler Park in Downtown Chandler. An immersive experience taking you to the streets of NOLA.

The 9th Annual Southwest Cajun Fest celebrates Cajun culture, cuisine and handcrafted cocktails. Guests will

be transported to New Orleans during this one-of-a-kind event with French Quarter-style backdrops in our Bourbon Street Experience that includes beads tossed from second story balconies, street performers, stilt walkers, jugglers, magicians and a brass marching band.

Enjoy the taste of New Orleans favorites, like gumbo, frog legs, beignets, po boys, hush puppies, catfish, alligator bites, a seafood boil and “The Swamp” bar featuring hand crafted hurricanes, daiquiri’s and other themed cocktails. Other highlights include a live alligator petting zoo, eating competitions, and a kids zone featuring rides and inflatables.


  • Live Alligator Petting Zoo

  • Andouille and Crawfish Eating Competitions

  • “The Swamp” bar featuring Hurricanes, Daiquiris and your favorite Mardi Gras drinks hand crafted by Arizona’s top mixologists

  • Kids Zone

  • Rides and Inflatables

  • Kids Mardi Gras Mask Decorating

  • Cornhole

  • Jenga

  • Connect Four

  • Checkers

  • Kong Pong

  • Ladder Golf

  • Maze

  • Costumes Encouraged


  • Live Jazz/Blues/Zydeco bands

  • Strolling Brass Band

  • Street Performers Stilt Walker/Juggler/Magician

  • Mardi Gras Float

  • Zydeco Dance Lessons

  • Live Painting

  • Beads & Costumes

  • King Cake (Pearl)

  • Mardi Gras Photo Op

Use code AZFoodie for discounted tickets!


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