Coast Getting Ready For Cajun Crawfish Festival

It's back. The Country Cajun Crawfish Festival is this weekend at the Coast Coliseum.

Crews have been putting up rides and booths all this week. This is the 10th year for the festival, and Coliseum Director Bill Holmes says this edition will be the best ever with some terrific entertainment.

"You are looking at Trace Adkins, Randy Jones, Bill Skelton, Gentry and Diamond Rio, and great Cajun bands never in the market before that are really exciting," Holmes said.

"Besides the entertainment, Holmes says the festival will feature a lot new rides, a kids fest, and prize giveaways. The fun begins Thursday night and wraps up Sunday evening.