Cajun Heritage Fest 2022

Wayne Toups singing with acordion

Cajun music? Dancing? Crawfish?

Do you like Cajun music? (How ’bout dat Wayne Toups & ZydeCajun?)

Do you like spicy boiled crawfish? How ’bout dancing? Beer? Tell me something: Competitive? Like contests?

Hey, if you answered “Yes” to more than ’bout two or three of those, you need a ticket to the Cajun Heritage Fest right-now-this-instant! That’s right, that ol’ Cajun shindig is back to tear it up in 2022! On April 2 there’s gonna be so much music on the stage, we might need a new stage!

Cajun Caravan

Let us pause to tell you you’re going to have so much fun at Cajun Fest, you’d better plan to stay over for Cajun Caravan on Sunday, April 3. Read about that here.

Cajun Fest Entertainment

The dance floor is even bigger this year! Come down and dance to these bands and musicians:

  • Wayne Toups & ZydeCajun
  • Jamie Bergeron & the Kickin’ Cajuns
  • Horace Trahan & the Ossun Express
  • Cajun Harmony
  • Jackie Caillier, Ivy Dugas & The Cajun Cousins

You don’t want to miss the high-speed and exciting Crawfish Racing! If you’ve ever dreamed of being a crustacean jockey, go see a doctor! . . . But then come on down to the Cajun Heritage Fest, we got a place for you here!

Cajun crawfish racing

If the only crawfish race you care about is seeing how fast you can eat ’em, we got that covered too. Head over to Cajun Heritage Fest to sign up for our Crawfish Eating Contest!


itinerary map
Map Courtesy of Southeast Texas Arts Council

Cajun Caravan

Last but not least, are you ever sad when the Cajun Heritage Fest is over? Why not turn your one-day Cajun visitation into a full-on weekend vacation? The Cajun Caravan kicks off Sunday morning the 3rd. Stay tuned for the fun.

Keep an eye on the schedule for information on special hotel rates and event updates. If you’re a vendor and would like a booth or if you would like to be a sponsor for the Cajun Heritage Fest, forms are available on the website.

Southeast Texas Arts Council presents the festival with support from the City of Port Arthur, Cajun Sounds Internet Radio, Texas Commission on the Arts, Union Pacific and Walmart.

Cajun Heritage Fest

Carl A. Parker Multipurpose Center
1800 Lakeshore Dr
Port Arthur, TX 77640

Doors Open at 11:30 a.m. To purchase tickets and for more information visit their website. Tickets also available at the gates on the day of the festival. If you have additional questions, (409) 835-2787.

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