CrawFest 2024

JUNE 15TH & 16TH

Isleton, Sacramento County, CA

Isleton Crawdad Festival Information


Festival Dates & Hours

Join us for a weekend of fun and festivities at the Isleton Crawdad Festival! Mark your calendars for:

  • Saturday, June 15th: 10 AM – 10 PM
  • Sunday, June 16th: 10 AM – 7 PM

Box Office & Tickets

Tickets will be sold at the entry gate, where both cash and credit cards are accepted. Available to purchase online as well. Follow the directions of our traffic control team and head straight to the gate for your tickets and entry. Please have your QR code ready to scan if you purchased tickets online. 

Re-Entry Policy

Need to leave and come back? No problem! Simply get your hand stamped at the gate for same-day re-entry.


The festival is fully handicap accessible, including venue and bathrooms, ensuring everyone can join in the fun.

Family Fun

Bringing the kids? We’ve got you covered! Our children’s zone features games, rides, a carnival, a music petting zoo, wrestling, face painting, bubbles, and more. Remember, kids 12 and under get in free with a ticket-holding adult!

Food & Beverage

Calling all foodies! Don’t miss out on:

  • 15,000 pounds of crawdads served from six dedicated windows.
  • A taste of Louisiana cajun cuisine and other delicious offerings from 60+ food vendors.
  • An alcohol booth serving a selection of refreshing alcoholic beverages.

Craft Vendors

Explore a diverse array of artisanal crafts from over 50 talented vendors. From unique jewelry to handmade goods, there’s something for everyone.

Live Music & Performances

Get ready to groove to live performances from amazing artists, including the iconic SugarHill Gang. With three stages of continuous music, there’s never a dull moment!

Payment Options

There are a couple ATMs on site, but both cash and credit cards are accepted at the ticket booth and most vendors.

Allowed & Prohibited Items

To ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for all, please adhere to the following guidelines:

Allowed Items:

  • Lawn Chairs & Blankets
  • Small Umbrellas
  • Empty Reusable Bottles
  • Wagons are allowed

Prohibited Items:

  • Unauthorized Vending
  • Pets (Service Animals Only)
  • Bicycles, Hoverboards, Roller Skates, Skateboards
  • Outside Food or Drink (One unopened bottle of water per person allowed)
  • Tents, Canopies, Hammocks
  • Alcohol (You may not bring alcohol into or take it out of the festival grounds)
  • Coolers/Baskets
  • Marijuana (except at Delta Boyz Consumption Lounge
  • Large/Oversized Umbrellas
  • Weapons (No firearms, explosives, pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc.)
  • Illegal Drugs

Parking & Transportation

Follow the directions of our traffic control team to designated parking areas. It’s seamless and stress-free.

Emergency Services

We have medical services and emergency contact points located around the main entry for your safety and peace of mind.

Weather Preparedness

Be prepared for the weather and enjoy the festival comfortably.all

Admission Prices
  1. Standard Price $20 per day –  Saturday June 15th or Sunday June 16th. 

  2. Kids free (12 & Under)

  3. Forms of payment we accept: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Discover, Cash (only onsite).

  4. Preferred Parking $25 (Parking Located near entrance and space is limited)

  5. Regular Parking $12

  6. Motorcycle parking $20 

  7. RV Parking $40 (Space is limited) 

  8. Handicap Parking $12

  9. Each ticket will have an unique QR code to be scanned at the gate.  Tickets can also be purchased onsite.  A stamp will be provided for re-entry.  

  10. All Sales are final 

Festival Rules
  • Security Screening process
  • No Smoking Marijuana but there is a cannabis consumption lounge on Main Street where you can legally smoke then return to the festival. Entry to Cannabis Consumption Lounge $25. Festival entry hand stamp will also get you 25% off! Must be 21+
Site Map
Tickets can be purchased:




*All tickets are non-refundable


Adults and Kids above age 12: $20 per day 

Kids below age 12 (allowed only if accompanied by adults): Free 

*The ticket does not include food, or rides.

Parking Facility:

Regular and Ada: $12 

Preferred: $25 

RF: $40

Security Arrangements:

Top Notch! There will be security checks at the entry and reinforcement available across the festival area.

FAQ - The Isleton Crawdad Festival 2024

Yes, all credit cards are accepted online for ticket purchases (which we highly recommend), and cash is also accepted on-site.

We offer various parking options: Regular parking for $12, preferred parking for $25, motorcycle parking for $20, and RV parking for $40. Spaces are limited.

No, the festival requires admission. Standard price is $20 per day. Children 12 and under accompanied by adults can enter for free.

No ID is required for entry. However, children under 12 must be accompanied by adults.

Yes, tickets can be purchased online in advance, which we highly recommend.

No, customers will receive a QR code upon purchasing tickets online, which can be scanned at the gate for entry.

All sales are final. There are no refunds for purchased tickets.

Pets are not allowed at the festival, except service dogs.

Please refer to our website for updated information on Covid-19 safety measures.

The festival is located on Main Street, Isleton, California 95641, United States.

Feel free to bring your appetite and excitement! However, outside food and drinks are not permitted.

The Isleton Crawdad Festival takes place in Isleton, California.

Isleton is known for its annual Crawdad Festival, featuring music, food, and fun.

For information on the history of Isleton, please visit: Festival History:

The Isleton Crawdad Festival attracts crawfish enthusiasts from all over.

The Isleton Crawdad Festival is an annual event celebrating Cajun culture with local traditions, music, food, and entertainment.

The festival takes place on June 15th and 16th, 2024, coinciding with Father’s Day weekend.

The festival will take place on Main Street, Isleton, California, on June 15th and 16th, 2024.

Visitors can expect amazing food vendors, live performances, car shows, a kid’s zone, carnival, arts & crafts vendors, and more.

Accommodations may be available in nearby areas. Visitors are advised to make arrangements in advance. You can make it a whole weekend event.

Yes, tickets are required for entry. Children 12 and under accompanied by adults can enter for free.

Absolutely! The festival offers fun for the whole family.

Yes, various parking options are available, including regular, preferred, motorcycle, and RV parking. You can purchase the parking when you buy tickets.

Unfortunately, pets are not allowed at the festival, except service dogs.

In California, crawfish are often referred to as crawdads.

Yes, the Isleton Crawdad Festival is scheduled for June 15th and 16th, 2024 (Father’s Day weekend).

There are no specific age restrictions for entry, but children under 12 must be accompanied by adults.

Isleton offers a unique small-town charm, rich history and hosts popular events like the Crawdad Festival and many other festivals.

For demographic information about Isleton, California, please refer to available census data.

The Crawdad Festival is held on Main Street in Isleton, California. Usually on Father’s Day Weekend.

A crawdad is another term for a freshwater crustacean, also known as crawfish or crayfish. “Where the Crawdads Sing” is a famous novel by Delia Owens that takes place in the marsh land of NC but filed in Louisiana.

The term “crawdad” is a colloquial variation of “crayfish” or “crawfish.”

There is no difference; “crawdad” and “crawfish” are alternate terms for the same creature.

Yes, they are different terms for the same freshwater crustacean.

The festival will include live performances:
Entertainment Schedule
Saturday 6/15
Time Slot
DJs All Day on both Stages
10:30 – 12:30AM
11:00 -12:00AM
Element w/ NolaCal Second Liners
12:30 – 1:30PM
1:30 – 3:00PM
Delta OG
2:30 – 4:30PM
Delta Wire
4:00 – 5:30PM
5:00 – 7:00PM
6:30 – 8:00PM
Groovy Judy
7:30 – 9:00PM
Buck Ford
Sunday 6/16
Time Slot
DJs All Day on Two Stages
10:30 – 12:30AM
Groovy Judy
11:00 -12:00AM
Dirty Chops w/ NolaCal Second Liners
12:30 – 1:30PM
Dirty Chops   
1:30 – 3:00PM
2:30 – 3:00PM
Home Team BFA
3:30 – 5:00PM
Blues Tone
4:00 – 5:30PM
Delta OG
6:00 – 7:30PM