CRAWFISH FEST IMPACTS LOCAL BUSINESS
The 28th annual crawfish music- festival is two days away.- local seafood business bradley'- - - - cajun quick stop is looking - forward to tourists and their - taste for mississippi - seafood.- at bradley's cajun quick stop i- long beach, it's been a rough - start to crawfish season.
The - unpredictable - weather changes and hurricanes- have driven up the- price on crawfish from local- fisheries.- small locally owned businesses- like bradley's are- hoping for tourist to invest in- their business and boost sales- as more coastal festivals and - events make a come back this- summer.
- - hope bradley, bradley's - co-owner: - "i think it's a good thing, anytime it brings people to the- coast, tourism is a great - thing for all businesses and- really for anyone on the coast.- due to- - - - weather,the storm, cold weather- sales have been a little bit- lower because the - price has been up a little bit- so hopefully that will drop - soon."
Last year the crawfish music- festival was cancelled due to - covid, but in 2019 over 30,000- - - - people