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Day 2 of the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival

Posted: 2:37 PM, May 04, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-04 16:42:52-04

I’ve had my fill of festivals, said no Louisianian ever.

It’s the second day of the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival, and some of the things festival goers can enjoy are cooking demonstrations, dancing lessons, live music, and lots of crawfish.

Some of the best competed in a crawfish eating contest. KATC’s Justice Henderson  was there. Kurt Benoit of Lake Arthur came out on top after consuming 31.1 pounds of crawfish.

Justice Henderson KATC watches closely as some of the best compete in a crawfish eating contest at the Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival. https://katc.com/news/around-acadiana/st-martin-parish/2019/05/04/day-2-of-the-breaux-bridge-crawfish-festival/

Posted by KATC-TV 3: Acadiana's Newschannel on Saturday, May 4, 2019

Crawfish eating contest continued…

Posted by KATC-TV 3: Acadiana's Newschannel on Saturday, May 4, 2019

Kurt Benoit of Lake Arthur dominated the competition by eating a little over 30 pounds of crawfish.

Later in the afternoon, spectators gathered for one of the festival’s most anticipated events, the crawfish races.

The festival wraps up at midnight and will start again tomorrow at 9 a.m. For a full look at the schedule, click here .

The festival grounds are located at 1290 Rees Street.