The Arkadelphia Area Chamber of Commerce is selling tickets and t-shirts for the seventh annual Downtown Crawfest presented by Southern Bancorp.

The Arkadelphia Area Chamber of Commerce is selling tickets and t-shirts for the seventh annual Downtown Crawfest presented by Southern Bancorp.
This family-friendly event is free and open to the public. The crawfish boil starts Friday, May 4 beginning at 5:30 p.m. Crawfish and the fixings will be served in the parking lot at 617 Clinton Street in downtown Arkadelphia.
Advance boil tickets are $25 and are available now at Southern Bancorp, Winner’s Circle, and the Arkadelphia Area Chamber of Commerce office. Tickets include three pounds of fresh-boiled crawfish served up with potatoes, corn and a drink. Carry out orders will also be available for crawfish. Sodexo Catering will be preparing the crawfish.
The evening will feature a crawfish eating contest, live entertainment from the Zac Dunlap Band sponsored by Southwest Auto Collection, Southwest Sporting Goods Crawfest Baggo Tournament, Gossip Shop Salon and Boutique Kid’s Play Zone, Kiwanis Club of Clark County Kiddie Korner, and much more. On Saturday, May 5, the Crawfish Crawl 5k and 10k and Southern Bancorp Andy Allison Super Kids Run will be held. A percentage of the proceeds from the Crawfest Crawl will benefit the Arkadelphia High School ROTC.
Downtown Crawfest shirts are $10 and available sizes are adult S-2XL and youth S-XL. These shirts are great for casual Fridays and are also a fun way for you to show your support for Downtown Crawfest. Stop by the Chamber office at 2401 Pine Street, Suite B to purchase yours today.
For more information on the event, please contact the Chamber at (870) 246-5542 or visit www.arkadelphiacrawfest.com. Follow the event page on Facebook at “Downtown Arkadelphia Crawfest” for event updates.