Festival Plaza is the spot for so many cool festivals, and another family fun festival is coming March 24.
Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators is an annual gumbo cook-off in Shreveport, Louisiana. It is the signature fundraiser for Volunteers for Youth Justice, a non-profit organization helping abused, neglected and at-risk children throughout Northwest Louisiana.
Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators is a lively gumbo cook off for teams led by amateurs and professionals alike. All proceeds from the event support the work of Volunteers for Youth Justice.
To register a team and learn the contest guidelines, visit www.gumbogladiators.com.
Or check out their Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/events/1912003982355510/
For those that just want to eat delicious gumbo, attendance is free but you must purchase tickets to sample and vote on your favorite gumbo. Samples are only $2 each. There will be soft and hard beverages available for purchase. A kids activities corner will be keep the little ones entertained.
Gumbo winners will be announced at 4 pm day of the event. To make sure you can try as many gumbos as your heart desires, we recommend arriving before 3 pm.
All proceeds from the event support the programs of Volunteers for Youth Justice. Other details can be found at www.gumbogladiators.com
Are you ready? We are, so let’s get ready to GUMBOOOOOO!