24th Annual Gumbo Cookoff in New Iberia [VIDEO]
Red, White & Roux, the 24th annual World Championship Gumbo Cook Off will be held in New Iberia Oct 11-13, sponsored by the Greater Iberia Chamber of Commerce.
The three-day event takes place on New Iberia's historic and award- winning Main Street.
While the gumbo competition itself is on Sunday, Friday evening kicks off the event weekend with great music and popular food items. On Saturday, there are bands all day, down town shopping deals, museum tours and forty-plus food booths cooking anything but gumbo for lunch. Sunday's full attention goes to the gumbo! Ninety or more teams will by vying for bragging rights to the best gumbo in the world.
This event has gotten HUGE, and is so much fun, so make plans to attend! Check out the cool video below to get you in the mood for some first class gumbo and fun!