April 20-22, 2023
Join us in the heart of the Mississippi Delta for a weekend of art, music, contests, and loads of FUN! This makes 30 years for this local Downtown Party, where everyone's invited.
Activities include the a BBQ Competition to rival all cook-offs, live entertainment all weekend long, and not to mention the best Crawfish this side of the Mississippi!
This festival is free to the public, with food & childrens activities available for purchase.
You do not want to miss the 30thAnnual Rivergate Festival!
Schedule of Events
*Please check back often, subject to change
Thursday, April 20
Friday, April 21
4:00pm: Children's Activities Open
4:00pm: Craft & Food Vendors, Cooking Teams Load In
5:00pm: Crawfish Alley Opens
5:00pm: Delta Heart at the Rivergate Park Amphitheatre
8:00pm: Even Odds Band at the Rivergate Park Amphitheatre
All entertainment is free to the public!
Rivergate Park & Town of Tunica Curfew is at midnight Friday April 21.
Saturday, April 22
10:00am: BBQ Contest brought to you by Waste Management
CLICK HERE to judge our delicious BBQ Contest!
10:00am: Josh Green Band at the Rivergate Park Amphitheatre
11:00am: Crawfish Alley Opens...they will sell until it's gone!
1:00pm: Joe Austin & The Tallahatchies Band at the Rivergate Park Amphitheatre
3:00pm: BBQ Contest Winners Announced.
Even Odds Band
8pm | Rivergate Park Amphitheatre
Even Odds is one of the premier variety bands in the Memphis area. Great music and fabulous live stage shows are the band's hallmarks, along with a repertoire that ranges from Sinatra to Usher! With a home base at Silky O'Sullivan's on world-famous Beale Street, Even Odds entertains locals and music lovers from all over the world. A popular band for college functions, Even Odds can play everything from intimate wedding receptions to large charity galas, casinos to outdoor festivals, and everything in between. Their song list is guaranteed to please everyone from ages 8 to 80, with an amazing mix of Motown and classic rock oldies, to disco and 80's funk, to the most current pop and hip-hop hits. For those events that require a larger stage presence, the basic band of five talented performers can grow by adding another horn player and a female singer. For a crowd-pleasing band that's as professional as it is talented, place your bet on Even Odds.
Over 15,000 pounds of Grade A Louisiana Crawfish
Last year the Crawfish Crew set a record by selling 16,000 pounds of Crawfish! Come out again this year to see what the crew is cookin' up. Click on the link below to get all the info for this year's Alley.
**PLEASE NOTE** in an effort to provide a better experience for all our guests, the Crawfish Crew is not allowing coolers to be brought in and filled with crawfish on Thursday or Friday. Thank you for your cooperation and understanding with this change.
If you would like to get package pricing on wristbands please click the link below:
2023 Crawfish Alley Sponsorship Packages