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Gumbo Throwdown

Posted on: Thursday, September 19, 2019-6:42 PM

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Join us for an exciting Mardi Gras gumbo cook-off featuring gumbos from the area's top restaurants with proceeds benefitting Fresh Start for Children & Families - Okaloosa County.

This event will be a wonderful evening of unlimited tastes of the competitor's gumbos, complimentary beer/wine and Mardi Gras themed beverages such as Café Au Lait, decadent desserts like beignets supplied by Good Things Donuts and king cakes, live music, an original digital photo booth by Epic Photo Co. for you to commemorate the evening, high-end prizes and specialty giveaways from local businesses, a chance to vote for the best gumbo, high-profile celebrity judges who will announce the winner of Best Gumbo and so much more!

Participating restaurants: 

Fort Walton Yacht Club
Basil & Baxter’s Kitchen and Cocktails
AJ's Seafood & Oyster Bar
The Crab Trap
Signature Catering of 30A
The Island, by Hotel RL
Crab Island Cantina


$10 in advance
$15 at the door
Kids 12 and under free