30th Annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival Feb 15-16

February 15, 2019 by SoWal Staff

Known as one of the largest and most popular winter food events along Florida’s Emerald Coast, the Sandestin Gumbo Festival is just three weeks away! This popular event takes place at the Village of Baytowne Wharf on February 15-16 and is celebrating it's 30th year!

Start off the weekend with the official kickoff on Friday at Hammerhead’s Bar & Grille with a delicious Shrimp Boil from 5-7 p.m. Pay at the door for Friday night's festivities. On Saturday, join us from 12-4 p.m. for the main event where you can sample a variety of gumbo and vote for your favorite as the “People’s Choice” winner while the celebrity judges will name the “Area’s Best.” Guests can enjoy live Zydeco music from Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe, family activities and the best gumbo cook-off on the Gulf Coast. Grab your tickets to the Saturday event here.

For turning the big 3-0 this year, a new component has been added to the Saturday event - Best Bloody Mary's at The Beach! Taste some of the finest bars' and restaurants' Bloody Mary’s on the coast. You're the judge again, so vote for your favorite and help them win the title of "Best Bloody Mary at The Beach"!

The Sandestin Gumbo Festival is the perfect reason for a Presidents Day weekend getaway and Sandestin makes it easy with great offers. Book now through Sandestin to receive a discounted rate for your stay and tickets into the event! Make sure you use the code: GUMBO

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