The Sandestin Gumbo Festival has been known as one of the largest and most popular winter food events along Florida’s Emerald Coast. Now in its 31st year, the event takes over The Village of Baytowne Wharf during Presidents Day weekend. Kick-off the weekend Friday, Feb. 14 at Hammerhead’s Bar & Grille with a delicious Baytowne Seafood Boil beginning at 5 p.m. On Saturday, Feb. 15 from 12-4 p.m. guests will enjoy live Zydeco music from Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe, family activities, the best gumbo cook-off on the Gulf Coast and bloody mary cocktails! Tickets and info: http://www.sandestingumbofestival.com/.
31st SANDESTIN GUMBO FESTIVAL
February 14 & 15 at The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort
South Walton Florida
Friday, Feb. 14 | 5-7pm
Kickoff Party: Seafood Boil at Hammerhead's Bar & Grille
Mark your calendars for our official kickoff for the Sandestin Gumbo Festival. Kick-off the weekend at Hammerhead’s Bar & Grille with a delicious Seafood Boil.
Saturday, Feb. 15 | 12-4pm
Sandestin Gumbo Festival at The Village of Baytowne Wharf
Main Event, Saturday 12-4pm - Gulf Coast restaurants will be featuring their top secret recipes! Spend the day sampling a variety of gumbo- dark or light roux, chicken & sausage, seafood and much more. Then, vote for your favorite for the "People's Choice Award." Local celebrity judges will name the “Area’s Best,” and award the most creative set-up as “Best Display.” Enjoy live Zydeco music and family entertainment. Back this year, Best Bloody Mary’s at The Beach! Taste some of the best Bloody Marys on the coast from area restaurants and bars AND you’re the judge! Vote for your favorite and help them win the title of “Best Bloody Mary at The Beach”! This year’s event is promising to serve up fun for everyone.
This festival’s atmosphere is so fun, with live music, free kid’s activities, and restaurants from all over our area vying for your vote! It’s a fun day for the whole family. EVENT WILL HAPPEN RAIN OR SHINE.
To thoroughly enjoy the events surrounding the Sandestin Gumbo Festival, stay steps or a simple tram ride away when you book at Sandestin. Save on accommodations and even more on your ticket with code GUMBO. Visit www.sandestingumbofestival.com for tickets and event details.
The Sandestin Gumbo Festival is proud to partner with Sandestin Foundation for Kids, where a portion of the proceeds benefit the foundation’s causes and organizations that have the most impact and make a meaningful and positive difference in the lives of children.
Visit www.SandestinGumboFestival.com for tickets and details, including a daily schedule of events and entertainment.
The Village of Baytowne Wharf is the heart and soul of Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort and the gathering place for many locals and visitors along the Emerald Coast. Baytowne Wharf features restaurants, bars, shops, and family-friendly activities throughout the village. Sitting on the shore of the Choctawhatchee Bay, the area pieces together elements of an old fishing village and a New Orleans marketplace, making the atmosphere fun and relaxing. Baytowne is home of some of SoWal's most beloved events: Mardi Gras Parade, Sandestin Gumbo Festival, Sandestin Wine Festival, Baytowne Beer Fest, Wednesday Night Concerts, Baytowne Art Walk, Baytowne Countdown and many special events throughout the year. Follow The Village of Baytowne Wharf on Facebook for updates on upcoming festivals and events. And check Sandestin Golf & Beach Resort on Facebook for lodging specials and beautiful scenes from the beach.