- 9:00 PM
LA Gumbo Festival
Dates & Times
May 11, 2014
- 9:00 PM
The Wharf in Orange Beach, 4830 Main Street, Orange Beach, AL 36561
“L A Gumbo Festival at The Wharf scheduled for this weekend, May 9-11, has been postponed due to potential unsafe weather capable of producing strong winds, heavy lightning and rain Friday into Saturday.
After meeting with Wharf and EMA officials, the Gumbofest Steering Committee has decided that it in the best interest of festival attendees, vendors and participants to postpone the 2014 event. A new event date has yet to be determined.
Thank you for your support of this great event and check back here for future announcements regarding LA Gumbofest 2014.”
Kicking off the weekend will be the Gumbo on the Gulf VIP Reception at Heron Pointe at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 9 with celebrity Chefs cooking up their best gumbo recipes. You don’t want to miss this event offering a one stop opportunity to taste the best gumbo in LA. This is an opportunity of a lifetime. $30 per person, $50 for two.
The LA Gumbo Festival starts the next day, Saturday May 10 at 10:00 a.m. Join us to witness the fierce competition as Alabamians and Louisianans vie to win the “Best Gumbo” award. Alabama restaurateur Bob Baumhower and Louisiana Chef John Folse will orchestrate the competition among other Gumbo Masters in a gumbo cook-off and help build the World’s Largest Bowl of Gumbo at over 6 ft. tall. The festival will feature live stage music and street music throughout the day and evening. The best artists from all over the Southeast will be selling their art; some will even be doing demonstrations.
Sunday’s festival schedule will celebrate Mother’s Day with free gumbo and tea for Mama. Visit LA Gumbo Festival Facebook to join the Mama’s Cookin’ Contest. Send us a picture to post of your Mama and tell us why her cookin’ is the best in LA. The one lucky Mama with the most likes will win a three Day stay in the Turquoise Place Condominium in Orange Beach, a cookin’ lesson with one of our famous chefs, gift cards to eat at any of the Aloha Hospitality Restaurants located at The Wharf and a spa package to die for. Like us and convince all your friends to like your Mama!