It’s crawfish season! We’ve rounded up where you can find the delicious seafood treats of the South. Get your mudbug pickin’ fingers ready at these family friendly crawfish boils.

Austin Crawfish Festival at Barton Creek Square Mall
Friday, March 8 & Saturday, March 9, 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
Live Music + Crawfish + Carnival Games! Over 6,000 pounds of fresh Louisiana grown crawfish will be brought in to Central Texas, alongside dozens of kegs full of authentic craft beer (wine available too)! Enjoy live music, and carnival rides & games, too. Tickets are $5 for general admission, and kids 12 and under get in free. Click here for more details and all-you-can-eat ticket options.

The 4th Annual Crawfish Boil at Proof and Copper
Saturday, March 9 & Sunday, March 10, beginning at 12 p.m.
The 4th Annual Crawfish Boil is a great spot to bring the the kids. Be entertained by live blues music by Midnight Flyer Band while chomping on some crawfish. Kitchen opens at noon both days.

Crawfish Boil at Haymaker
Saturday, March 9, 2 p.m.
Visit Haymaker where they’re serving up 1,400 pounds of crawfish until it’s all gone! $9-$12 per scoop (including veggies) & drink specials. While you surely feel more of a bar vibe at Haymaker than some of these other spots, they have a big patio, and kids and dogs are always welcome.

Driftwood Crawfish Bowl at Desert Door Distillery
Saturday, March 30, 1:30pm
Enjoy a Crawfish feast for $15.99 with all the fixings, vegetables, sausage, and French bread. You can purchase tickets for to reserve your plate of food in advance here. Stick around to dance off those mudbugs as Carson McHone and her band go on stage at 3:30 p.m. Kid and dog friendly, as always.

15th Annual Lonestar Crawfish Festival at Stubbs
Saturday, April 13, 6:30 p.m.
Enjoy live music from Jackopierce and Patt Green at this all ages event at Stubbs. Tickets start at $30 and range to $60 for the all-you-can-eat crawfish option.

Restaurants:
While not all of these offer crawfish boils by the pound, you can check them out for some tasty dishes such as crawfish etoufee. View the menus through links below…

–> More Crawfish in Austin: There’s many more Crawfish Boil Parties in Austin this season. Some events might just be 21+ and require booking a babysitter so you can go out and enjoy a date night. Check out the big list of crawfish boils on Do512.