The Zydeco and Crawfish Festival Art & Craft Show in Gulf Shores, Alabama, is a vibrant celebration that combines the lively spirit of Louisiana’s Zydeco music with the delicious flavors of Gulf Coast crawfish, creating a unique cultural experience on the beautiful shores of Alabama. This much-anticipated annual event draws crowds with its energetic Zydeco bands, featuring accordion-driven rhythms that compel attendees to dance and enjoy the festive atmosphere.
Events and Activities
The festival is also a feast for the senses, with countless vendors serving up spicy boiled crawfish alongside a variety of Southern and Cajun specialties, from gumbo and jambalaya to po’boys and beignets. The Art & Craft Show component of the festival showcases the talents of local and regional artists and craftsmen, offering an array of handmade goods, including jewelry, paintings, pottery, and more, perfect for finding that unique souvenir or gift. For families, the festival provides a range of activities designed to entertain all ages, including face painting, inflatables, and interactive games.
For families and adventure seekers, the Waterville USA waterpark and the Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo offer fun-filled days with water slides, wave pools, and close encounters with exotic animals. History enthusiasts will enjoy exploring Fort Morgan, a historic site at the mouth of Mobile Bay, which played a significant role in the Civil War and offers breathtaking views and educational tours.