Cajun Fest is produced by Downtown Wichita Falls Development, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit.

Cajun fest

Saturday, Apirl 20, 11am - 7pm

J.S. Bridwell Ag Center, 111 N. Burnet

Downtown wichita falls

presented by

Cajun food!

A great selection of all your classic favorite Cajun dishes mixed in with something for every taste bud!

live music!

Full day of live music from traditional Cajun, to country, blues, and the WFISD combined Jazz Band.

family fun!

Kids 12 and under are free with an adult and can enjoy a whole kid zone to keep them busy and hapyp!


Contests, races, tug-o-war.... we have a full day of exciting fun for you to participate in!!


Indulge in a feast of your favorite Cajun dishes! From crawfish to gumbo, jambalaya, étouffée, roasted corn, funnel cakes, and more – our food vendors are cooking up a storm!


Full day of fun for the whole family at Cajun Fest in Downtown Wichita Falls!

Kids zone

Kids 12 and under enter FREE! Our dedicated Kids' Zone offers a day of excitement with games, inflatables, and showcases by local organizations focused on family fun!


Get ready for a musical journey straight from Louisiana with Poisson Rouge! Their perfect blend of traditional Cajun/Creole and unique influences creates an unforgettable sound. Lead by Kylie, their passionate style and French lyrics reflect and promote Louisiana's rich culture.

NEW! Bayou rougarou

Test your balance at the inaugural Bayou Rougarou! This slow bike race will be a feat of balance and strength! Have what it takes? Sign up below!

eating contests

Put your stomach to the test! We will have two opportunities for you to show off that belly of steel!

Due to this year's crawfish outlook, we may divery from our usual crawfish eating contest.

major sponsors

When and where is the event?

The 16th Annual Cajun Fest will be Saturday, April 20 from 11am - 7pm. The event will be help at Bud Daniel Park at 9th and Ohio in Downtown Wichita Falls. GPS address would be 900 Ohio Ave.

What do I get for my Cajun Fest ticket?

Entry to the festival - but it's more than that! Live music all day, access to our food and specialty vendors, free kids area, watch contests and the slow bike race, play some corn hole, enjoy some community time in the heart of our city!

Who organizes Cajun Fest?

Cajun Fest is FUNdraiser and produced by Downtown Wichita Falls Development, Inc. We are a 501(c)3 nonprofit and events like Cajun Fest help raise money for projects like saving the Keller Building!

Can I bring my cooler and lawn chair?

Cooler - no. Lawn chair - yes! Bring those lawn chairs, hang out in Bud Daniel Park while enjoying some great food and listening to some Cajun/ Creole music!

Can I bring my dog?

We discourage bringing four legged friends. There is an incredible amount of food around and the asphalt is typically very hot for this event. We do not want your animals to eat something they shouldn't or hurt their feet.

How do I get in for FREE?

Free entry is offered to our volunteers. Volunteers also receive a Cajun Fest shirt and food for their time and help. Find out more about being a volunteer here!