SCHEDULE OF EVENTS
FRIDAY, FEB. 14
SEAFOOD BOIL KICKOFF PARTY
Hammerheads Bar & Grille, The Village of Baytowne Wharf, 5-7 PM
The popular Village eatery gets things started with a delicious seafood boil.
SATURDAY. FEB. 15
THE MAIN EVENT
The Village of Baytowne Wharf, Starting at Noon
Sample a variety of gumbo and vote your favorite as the People’s Choice winner. Dark or light roux? Chicken, sausage or seafood? Celebrity judges will name the area’s best.
Gulf Coast restaurants will be featured along with live music from Dikki Du and the Zydeco Krewe and children’s activities.
The Best Bloody Marys at The Beach competition is back, too. Sponsored by Bombora Vodka, taste some of the finest bars’ and restaurants’ Bloody Marys on the coast and you get to be the judge!
Event will happen rain or shine.
Rates start at just $89 per night (use code GUMBO). Rates and package valid for event weekend only. Package includes admission to Saturday’s Main Event. Based on availability and valid for select accommodations throughout the resort.
Restrictions may apply. Not valid on existing reservations or combined with any other discounts or offers. The $89 rate does not include taxes, fees or discounted Gumbo ticket price of $15 per person.
Get your tickets and discover more at SandestinGumboFestival.com.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
I have my ticket, now what?
You are in for a fun day. Upon entering the outdoor festival, you will receive a wristband and Taster’s Guide. Tents will be placed throughout the Village featuring restaurants. Each tent will have disposable sample cups and spoons for gumbo. Roam from tent to tent, make notes and vote for People’s Choice.
What if I don’t want to buy a ticket?
The Village of Baytowne Wharf is always open to the public. Those participating in the tasting will receive wristbands to distinguish from other guests.
Could this event sell out?
THIS YEAR’S PARTICIPANTS*
Mama Clemenza’s European Breakfast
CHL Signature Catering of 30-A
Hurricane Oyster Bar & Grill
Boathouse Oyster Bar
Slick Lips Seafood & Oyster House
Sunset Bay Café
Burnt Pine Golf Club at Sandestin
Local Life USA
Marina Bar & Grill
System Service & Engineering
Another Broken Egg Café
Royal Palm Grille
Poppy’s Seafood Factory
Old Florida Fish House
Bijoux Restaurant + Spirits
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co.
John Wehner’s Village Door
*Up to date at press time.