Annual Crawfish Festival in the Heights
April 6, 2013
The Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce is gearing up for Annual Crawfish Festival in the Heights, to be held Saturday, April 6, 2013. Sponsored by Yahoo! Sports Radio 1560 AM and ESPN 97.5 FM radio stations, the Festival is a family-friendly event with activities for all ages.
Are you ready for some Crawfish? We are too! This year's festival is going to be bigger and better than ever! We are headed to Northwest Mall at 9500 Hempstead Highway and Mangum. We are going to convert the parking lot into a world-class festival with tons of attractions and some fantastic food!
“By publishing the festival’s line-up, we hope Houstonians will plan their weekend to spend a few hours or the whole day at the Crawfish Festival in the Heights,” said Mickey Blake, chairwoman of the Heights Chamber Board of Directors.
- 11 am Festival Opens
- 11:15 am Houston Choral Showcase kicks off event with musical arrangement
- 12:30–5 pm Steve Krase & The In Crowd play live music
- 3 pm Car show awards announced
- 3-5 pm Door prizes collection tent open
- 5 pm Idol of the Heights singing competition finale and winner selected
- 6 pm Raffle winner of the 2013 Hyundai Elantra announced
- Sunset Festival closes
Individuals ready to take a chance at winning a 2013 Hyundai Elantra, sponsored by North Freeway Hyundai and the Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce, can purchase raffle tickets online for $10 each. The lucky winner also has the option of applying the value of the 2013 Hyundai Elantra toward the purchase of another Hyundai car available at North Freeway Hyundai in Houston. The winner does not need to be present at the event to win. Raffle tickets can also be purchased by calling the Heights Chamber at 713-861-6735.
Festival attendees are encouraged to buy crawfish food tickets online in advance for $15 each through Thursday, April 4, 2013?a three-day extension on the discounted price! For those who miss the discount deadline but still are interested in purchasing crawfish plates, tickets will be available at the event for $20 on a first come, first served basis. The crawfish food ticket buys three pounds of crawfish, corn and potatoes. Other festival food such as sausage on a stick, baked potatoes, roasted corn, hot dogs and turkey legs will also be available at the event.
For more up-to-the-minute announcements before and durning the festival make sure to like our Heights Crawfish Festival FaceBook page.
The Greater Heights Area Chamber of Commerce is dedicated to promoting and developing business and industry beneficial to the economic viability of the greater Houston Heights. Through monthly breakfast presentations, luncheons, expositions and other events, the Chamber works to develop local commerce. The Heights Chamber is located at 545 W. 19th Street in the Chase Bank building. Learn more by visiting www.HeightsChamber.com.
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