Crawfish Festival

Come and enjoy tons of delicious spicy crawfish, great food, live music, vendors and games. Revel in the best blues and funk and enjoy the infectious rhythms. This will be a friendly, relaxed and fun community event.
  • When: Saturday, June 4, 2022
  • Event time: 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (Gates open at 5:00 pm)
  • Where: Grimes Park, 501 E Wintergreen Rd, DeSoto, TX 75115
  • General Admission and General Parking - FREE
  • Preferred Parking $10 per vehicle (pre-pay online is strongly encouraged)
  • Preferred Seating $15 per person (age 3 and up)

Event Map - Click to enlarge


Free General Parking is available along the following streets: Seahawk Dr., Kestral Ave., Falcon Dr., and Osprey Dr. Preferred Parking will be made available for $10 per vehicle (pre-pay online is strongly encouraged). Shuttle Services will be available for Remote Parking at Disciple Central Community Church located at 901 N. Polk St. from 4PM to 11PM. 


Q: What is considered Preferred Parking?

A: Preferred parking allows closer parking access to the venue. We highly recommend you pre-register for this option.

Q: Where is Free Parking located?

A: Refer to the designated authorized parking locations on the map below. Free authorized event parking will be located along the following streets: Osprey Dr., Falcon Dr., Kestrel Ave., and Seahawk Dr.

Shuttle Service for remote parking at Disciple Central Community Church (901 N Polk St Suite 101, DeSoto) will begin at 4PM until 11PM.

Q: What is considered Preferred Seating?

A: Preferred seating offers upfront seats for the live concert. This allows guests to have the best seat for the show. Tents will not be allowed in this section.

Q: Who will be performing?

A: The King of Swing, Tucka is the headline act. Lady Z and Fat Daddy will be performing as well.

Q: Is the crawfish free?

A: There will be delicious servings of crawfish available for purchase from vendors. As well as there will be several other vendors available with tasty treats and festival favorites.

Q: Will the event still go on if it rains?

A: This will be a "Rain or Shine" event. In the event of inclement weather, the decision to relocate to the Recreation Center will be determined by 2pm on June 4th. Updates will be available by calling 972-230-9652.

Q: Who do I contact for additional information?

A: Email or call the Recreation Center at 972-230-9655.

There will be no refunds for this event.


Vendor Opportunities

Community participation is the key to making this event a success. The City of DeSoto would like to invite your organization to be a part of this fun-filled event through active participation or financial support. Opportunities are available for community non-profit organizations for fund raising or to promote your organization. Local businesses can set up a booth to promote your products or services. We will also have an area for commercial vendors to sell their products. Click here to fill out the online vendor application. Applications will be accepted from May 1, 2022 - May 21, 2022.  Applications received after 5:00 pm on May 21, 2022,  will not be considered. 

  • Information Vendor - $100
  • Craft Vendor - $200
  • Dessert Vendor (sweets, sno-cones, snacks) - $250
  • Food Vendor (10X10) - $350
  • Mobile (Truck/Trailer) Food Vendor - $375

Be Apart of the Fun, Sponsor our Event

The DeSoto Parks and Recreation Department has a unique opportunity for you and your business. Click here for Sponsor details. Click here to download a Sponsorship application form.

  1. Parks and Recreation Special Events

    Administrative Staff
    Phone: 972-230-9653
    Fax: 972.230.5796

    Administrative Hours:
    Monday - Friday
    8 a.m. - 5 p.m.