Here are a few of the foods you can have at Festivals Acadiens _lowres

Advocate file photo by LEE CELANO - Festival goers enjoy boudin during last year's Festivals Acadiens et Creoles Kickoff in Lafayette.

Per usual, this year’s Festivals Acadiens et Créoles Bayou Food Festival offers visitors a plethora of Cajun and Creole dishes to savor again and again.

Deep fried goodness will be displayed as Fezzo’s will offer fried catfish topped with seafood étouffée for $8. Lagneaux’s Restaurant will fry up stuffed catfish and frog legs (5) for $8 each. Big Wil & The Warden will offer an alligator sausage po-boy with fries and a fried eggplant seafood volcano, both for $9.

Yes, that’s a fried. Eggplant. Seafood. Volcano. How’s your mind? Blown?

Meanwhile, Pat’s Downtown will have crawfish enchiladas for $7 and the always popular chicken and sausage jambalaya for $6. Bon Temps Grill will serve up blackened fish tacos (2) and boudin sliders, both for $7.

Cajun Cane Kettle Corn will provide the festival favorite sweet and salty popcorn treat at $3. If you’re looking for cracklins, Charlie T’s Specialty Meats will serve of heaps of them for $6.

If you have a sweet tooth, Pouparts will offer chocolate eclairs and cookies for $2 each, as well as beignets for $4. Frenchy’s Snowcones will offer its brand of popular ice cold treats for $4 each.

A total of 22 area restaurants and caters will be showcasing their best dishes during the three-day festival. Items range in price from $2-$9.