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2018 Southwest Cajun Fest: Pinch Tails, Suck Heads, Drink Beers
April 21, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm$10 – $125
The 2018 Southwest Cajun Fest, brought to you by Abita Brewing is set to return on Saturday, April 21, 2018 from noon – 9 p.m. in downtown Chandler. Showcasing the heart and soul of New Orleans paired with Arizona fusion and flavor for a full day packed with cultural festivities, food and entertainment. Festival patrons will feel transported to the southeastern region of Louisiana with a variety of food vendors serving up regional dishes including crawfish boil, jambalaya, fried gator, catfish, etouffe, lobster rolls, creole shrimp, hush puppies, red beans & rice, and more. Other highlights includes a wing, crawfish and watermelon eating competition, a kids zone, and southern style cocktails!
The fest will feature headlining entertainment by The Soul Rebels – an eight piece brass ensemble. The Soul Rebels are an high energy, eclectic group of blended genre funk and soul with hip hop, jazz and rock music. The lineup also includes Little Hurricane – a blues rock band from San Diego, and The Urban Renewal Project – a Los Angeles based group of 15 millennial musicians offering a modern funky, soulful jazz and hip-hop sound. Guest will also enjoy entertainment by Funkhaus Brass Band and The Hoodoo Casters.
2018 Southwest Cajun Fest Ticket Options
$10 Online Presale
$15 Day of Walk Up Pricing
$10 Veterans & Military Discount Online Presale + Day of
*Kids 12 and under receive free general admission
*General admission includes entry into the festival, access to all entertainment, zones, vendors, interactive experience and activities. Food and beverages are not included with admission.
Big Easy Lounge (21+ over only)
$65 Online Presale Only – now through 4/20/18 OR when tickets are sold out
Includes: four beers, souvenir beer bucket, unlimited water, snacks, front stage access/view, private restrooms, private seating, shaded area, entry into the festival and access to all entertainment, zones, vendors, interactive experience and activities.
VIP Pass (21+ over only)
$125 Online Presale Only – now through 4/20/18 OR when tickets are sold out
Includes: six beers, unlimited soft drinks and water, catered food throughout the day, front stage access/view, private air conditioned restrooms, private seating, shaded area, entry into the festival and access to all entertainment, zones, vendors, interactive experience and activities.
Special thanks to the 2018 Southwest Cajun Fest sponsors: Downtown Chandler Community Partnership, Abita Brewing, Angry Crab Shack, Bar & Restaurant Insurance, Phoenix New Times, 99.9 KEZ, Diamond Resorts International, Sprint, Lyft and Yelp Phoenix.
A percentage of the proceeds from the 2018 Southwest Cajun Fest will benefit the Downtown Chandler Community Partnership (DCCP), a 501(c) 6 nonprofit corporation whose mission is to mobilize leadership and resources to advance the development of downtown Chandler as a regional destination for shopping, dining, living, culture, and the arts. It works on behalf of the Enhanced Municipal Services District, created in 2006, to provide enhanced marketing and promotion, safety and beautification of the downtown area beyond what is done by the City of Chandler. For more information, visit www.downtownchandler.org.