BATON ROUGE, La. (press release) – Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser and the Louisiana Seafood Promotion and Marketing Board will host the 3rd Annual Pardoning of the Crawfish at Cypress Lake Plaza on the campus of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette. This year’s pardoning will be held on its traditional day, the Tuesday following Mardi Gras, March 12 at 3:00 p.m. Started in 2017 by Lt. Gov. Nungesser, this unique event celebrates crawfish season in Louisiana and across the Gulf South.



Lt. Governor Billy Nungesser

UL President Dr. Joseph Savoie

Louisiana Seafood Promotion & Marketing Board


Third Annual Pardoning of the Crawfish


Tuesday, March 12, 2019

3:00 p.m.


University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Cypress Lake Plaza at the Student Union