Inaugural "The Succulents" lobster festival gets under way tonight in Petit-Rocher

The Chaleur region`s inaugural "Succulents" lobster festival gets under way at Motel Acadien in Petit-Rocher on Friday, May 19th.

The event aims to unite the people of the region while showing off one of its greatest treasures to those from away.

Festivities kick off with a dance party at the "Fishermen's Garage" and wrap up on Sunday, May 21st with a variety of children's activities.

Organizers say the Acadian-style lobster boil on Saturday, May 22nd is sold out.