Crawfest returns March 17-19

The 5th annual Crawfest returns to Betty Virginia Park on March 17, 18, and 19, 2023. One of Shreveport’s most beloved events, Crawfest celebrates local musicians, bands, restaurants, food trucks, artists, and retailers. After a two-year hiatus, Crawfest 2022 returned to the park with over 12,000 attendees during the 3-day festival. This year, local food trucks in attendance include RNL Cookery Corner, Dripp Hot Chicken, La Casa Del Taco, Looosiana Seafood, Sweetport, and Shane’s Seafood & BBQ.

The music lineup for Crawfest 2023 is as follows:

Friday, March 17

Presented by HiTech Computers

Bond Plus: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Tipsey: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Saturday, March 18

Presented by Pediatric Dentistry of Shreveport-Bossier

Bayou Gypsy: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM

Ouro Boar: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM

Lvvrs: 2:30 PM – 4:00 PM

Maggie Rose: 4:30 PM – 6:00 PM

Sister Hazel: 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM

Sunday, March 19

Presented by Hargrove Roofing

Jump Hounds: 11:30 PM – 1:00 PM

Stoop Kids: 1:30 PM – 3:00 PM

Flow Tribe: 3:30 PM – 5:00 PM

George Porter Jr. and the Runnin’ Pardners: 5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

New this year, Crawfest will host a Maker’s Space, in collaboration with C&C Mercantile. The Maker’s Space allows local artists and retailers to sell their items. If you are interested in learning more about selling your products, see more information and sign up at 

VIP packages are available for purchase before the event, costing $100. The VIP package includes admission for one to Crawfest for all three days, one ticket for a daily featured meal for all three days, and more. Three-Day Passes for Crawfest are $15, and One-Day Passes are $10. Passes and VIP Packages are available at 

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Paul Savage, Jr.

Paul Savage, Jr. is a graduate of Centenary College of Louisiana and is the owner, founder, & designer of Savage Creative Solutions. Savage Creative Solutions is a full-service, integrated marketing agency headquartered in Shreveport, LA with a growing national footprint across multiple industries. Savage is a local marketing and communication professional, entrepreneur, and accomplished author. His debut memoir, "Diary of A Testicular Cancer Survivor," has been featured on Amazon's best-seller list.

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