Who’s got a craving for some gumbo? Everyone on the Emerald Coast for starters! Anticipation is rising as the 29th annual Sandestin Gumbo Festival approaches, ready to take off this weekend from February 16 to 17. The Sandestin Gumbo Festival is an exciting and popular food event that takes place along the Gulf Coast that includes everything from a seafood biol and live music to family activities and a gumbo cook-off!
The kickoff for this event begins Friday at Hammerheads Bar and Grill in the Village of Baytowne Wharf. Enjoy an amazing seafood boil with your friends and family! On Saturday, kick back and enjoy the main event. Get your wristband, receive a taster’s guide, and wander among the many tents sampling a variety of delicious gumbo. Each tent features a different participating, local restaurant who is hoping you will love their gumbo best. Take some notes so you can vote on your favorite for People’s Choice! The “Area’s Best” gumbo will be selected by celebrity judges.
Besides the delicious food and great company, you will enjoy live music and a lot of fun family and children activities. Just another reason to love living on the Emerald Coast! Mark your calendars. You are not going to want to miss this event!