It’s Almost Time for the 12th Annual Destin Rotary Cajun Crawfish Bash!

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The Rotary Club of Destin is pleased to announce the Annual Cajun Crawfish Bash Charity Fundraiser will return this year to The Towne Centre at Seascape with co-host, Mezcal Mexican Grill on Friday, May 17, from 5:30 until 9 p.m. This fundraiser is designed to help further educate and eradicate hunger by supporting the Destin Rotary Club Scholarship Fund and local families in need. Since 1979, The Rotary Club of Destin has served the community through charitable, educational and humanitarian projects.

Club President, Christian Carlee stated “The open-air venue at The Towne Centre at Seascape provides a spacious outdoor event plaza ideal to capture the famous Louisiana expression, Laissez les Bons Temps Rouler. Destin Rotarians are totally engaged in this fundraiser to help local charities whose initiatives are a match for the club’s mission of eradicating hunger and educational outreach. In addition, this event will support the Destin Rotary Scholarship Fund to provide financial assistance to deserving high school graduates who are attending colleges and universities throughout the country.”

The Rotary Club of Destin is known for serving up the best Cajun crawfish, libations and live music. Back by popular demand is Fais Do-Do Band performing its unique genre of zydeco music. Integrating a blend of R&B, soul, brass band, reggae, hip hop, ska, rock and Afro-Caribbean, attendees are guaranteed to be dancing!

Attendees can also enter an incredible raffle drawing and/or participate in a silent auction for themed packages, and a bourbon pull — all to help fund the growing needs of the club’s charitable causes and make a difference in our community.

This event is suitable for families of all ages and open to the public. Destin Rotary volunteers will dish up fresh crawfish from Louisiana with the traditional potatoes, sausage and corn on the cob. For those who don’t crave crawfish, there will also be grilled hamburgers, hot dogs and chicken prepared fresh on-site.

The Rotary Club of Destin applauds its current sponsors: Kroeger – Mainland Family Fund, Community Bank, Hand Arendall Harrison Sale, Emerald Coast Title Services, Edward Jones – James Roberson, Renovation Flooring/Elite Cabinet Designs, Les & Julie Porterfield, Newman-Dailey Resort Properties, Frances Roy Agency, Trustmark National Bank, Demetrius Fuller, Ryland/Morrow Agency, Harmony Beach Vacations, Hays Companies, Freeport Flooring, MetroPower, Coastal Accounting, Destin Pointe Vacation Rentals, Scenic Stays, BeHome 247, The CAM Firm Inc., United Healthcare, Acentria Insurance, SimpleHR, Gulfshore Air Conditioning & Heating, Inc., Destin Commons, Okaloosa Gas, Destin Health and Fitness, Poolman Jeff and Destin Life (Life Media). Would you like to become a sponsor? Sponsor benefits include reserved seating, dedicated food servers (no waiting in the food line!) and free drink tickets. Email if interested.

Tickets are $40 per person for a large flat of crawfish and fixings, $50 for All-You-Can-Eat crawfish and fixings, and $15 for children or a non-crawfish meal; kids age three and under are free. Each ticket includes one free drink (beer, margarita, soda or water).

For reserved seating, VIP tables for 10 people (including 10 regular crawfish tickets) are available for $500. The VIP Table option also includes 10 regular crawfish meal tickets (which can be upgraded to AYCE for an additional charge).

Tickets can be purchased in advance online at, from any Destin Rotarian or through The Towne Centre at Seascape is located at 80 Seascape Drive, Miramar Beach (one mile west of Silver Sands Premium Outlets).

The Rotary Club of Destin represents roughly 55 local business women and men who are committed to “Service Above Self” and whose mission is to positively change lives through service…across the street and around the world with emphasis on eradicating hunger and supporting education in our community and internationally. The Rotary Club meets online and in-person every Tuesday at 7:15 a.m. at Regatta Bay Golf & Country Club. The Rotary Club of Destin “Sunset Club” meets on Wednesdays at 5:30 p.m. at 790 Restaurant in Destin.

MEDIA CONTACT: Lori Leath Smith, 205.427.0634 Rotary Club of Destin

It’s Almost Time for the 12th Annual Destin Rotary Cajun Crawfish Bash!

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