Things To Do

Tobacco Road's Crawfish Boil This Sunday: Suck Heads and Sip Brews

For 12 consecutive seasons, locals have gathered en masse at Miami's oldest bar to suck heads, sip brews, and listen to tunes. This year is no different.

Sunday marks the 2013 incarnation of Tobacco Road's famous New Orleans-style Crawfish Boil. This free seafood fest is an afternoon of food, drinks, music, and 1,500 Miamians getting their Cajun on.

See also:

- Tobacco Road: Drink Cocktails, Keep Kids in School

- Tobacco Road's Flying Tomato Smash & Bash Returns to Cure Your Aggression

Every year, the Road partners with Rosey Baby, which cooks up several thousand pounds of crawfish in a massive boiler in the back of a truck. Then, attendees can score the steaming-hot suckers by the pound (based on market price).

There'll also be drink promos, buckets of beer, and other food specials.

The shindig is family-friendly, and there'll be activities to keep the kids busy while the grownups mix, mingle, and masticate.

And it wouldn't be the Road without tunes. Live entertainment this year includes the Legendary JC's, Juke, and Lone Wolf OMB.

"It's an annual tradition that always works," says James Goll, president of the 24 Group, reps for Tobacco Road. "We're expecting a ton of people."

The event runs from noon to 6 p.m. this Sunday, April 7, at Tobacco Road. Admission is free. Check out T-Road's website for additional details.

Follow Hannah on Twitter @hannahalexs.

Follow Short Order on Facebook, on Twitter @Short_Order, and Instagram @ShortOrder.

KEEP MIAMI NEW TIMES FREE... Since we started Miami New Times, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Miami, and we'd like to keep it that way. With local media under siege, it's more important than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" program, allowing us to keep offering readers access to our incisive coverage of local news, food and culture with no paywalls.
Hannah Sentenac covers veg food, drink, pop culture, travel, and animal advocacy issues. She is also editor-in-chief of LatestVeganNews.com.
Contact: Hannah Sentenac