The Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off is the best way to experience Mardi-Gras and Cajun cuisine in Manitou! Enjoy samples of gumbo from professional chefs and amateur cooks to help determine who has the best gumbo! Chefs will be competing for their own 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies as well as Best showmanship and People’s Choice.
Stop by Soda Springs Park to enjoy samples of gumbo. Two samples of gumbo will be available for $1.00. Judging and public tastings.
Stick around after the Cook-Off to watch the Mardi-Gras Parade at 1:00pm. Get into the Mardi-Gras spirit and enjoy a Cajun tradition Manitou style.