March 11, 2017 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm America/Chicago Timezone
Festival Plaza
Free to attend; Gumbo Samples: $2.00 each

Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators 2017

Hosted by Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators

Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators is a gumbo cookoff for amateur and professionals alike. We know awesome backyard gumbo cooks are not afraid to test their mettle in the gumbo battlefield against professional chefs.

To register a team, visit www.gumbogladiators.com and the deadline to enter is 2/28/17.

For those that just want to eat, attendance is free but you must purchase tickets to sample and vote on your favorite gumbo. Samples only $2 each. There will be soft and hard beverages available for purchase. There is also a vendor village to do a little shopping in between gumbo samples, and activities for kids.

Gumbo winners will be announced at 4 pm day of the event. To make sure you can try as many gumbos as your heart desires, we recommend arriving before 3 pm.

All proceeds from the event support the programs of Volunteers for Youth Justice. Other details can be found at www.gumbogladiators.com

Are you ready? We are, so let’s get ready to GUMBOOOOOO!

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