Celebrate Cajun culture and cuisine | Provided

Firefly Distillery is hosting its inaugural New Orleans-themed event, Firefly on the Bayou on April 3 at 12 p.m. The event will feature a classic crawfish boil and live music from Charleston’s “street beat” brass band, The Battery Brass Band and New Breed Brass Band

“Crawfish boils were a part of my childhood and it’s such a fond memory,” said co-owner Scott Newitt, who grew up in Louisiana on the Bayou. “We hosted a smaller version of this event back when we first opened for select attendees, but it’s such a fun experience we wanted to invite more people to join us year after year.”

Newitt is importing crawfish straight from Louisiana for the event to help celebrate Cajun culture in the Lowcountry, and joining the fun is Newitt’s long-time friend and 4th generation Louisiana native Garrett St. Germaine. St. Germaine will cook the crawfish using an old family recipe and crawfish from Pierre Part Store, an ancestor-owned store that opened in 1911. 

In addition to Louisiana crawfish, guests can enjoy an array of local food trucks and are encouraged to bring chairs and blankets to hang out on Firefly’s open field. 
Tickets are $15 in advance and $20 day-of. Children under 10 are free.

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