Get Out's Worth the Trip: Crawfish Boil

HEBER-OVERGAARD: Arizona Crawfish Festival

Up to 10,000 pounds of crawfish will be trapped in Mogollon Rim lakes, rivers and streams in the week leading up to this 10-year-old festival, where the tasty little crustaceans will be boiled, seasoned and gobbled up with red potatoes and corn.

You’ll also find a crawfish-eating contest, Cajun food vendors, frozen daiquiris, live Cajun and country music, a beer garden and vendors selling arts, crafts and antiques. Order your meal online in advance, and you’re guaranteed 3 lbs. of boiled crawfish to eat at the event.



DETAILS >> Noon to 9 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. The Shops at Bison Ranch, 2269 Highway 260, Overgaard. $15 per adult (or two adult tickets for $25), $3 for kids ages 13-17, free for children 12 and younger. $5 to park. (928) 535-4323 or ArizonaCrawfishCompany.com.

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