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Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off

February 6 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

| $1.00 - $2

Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off

Come down to Manitou Springs for the 23rd Annual Mumbo Jumbo Gumbo Cook-Off! Experience Mardi-Gras and Cajun cuisine in Manitou! Enjoy samples of gumbo from professional chefs and amateur cooks and help determine who has the best gumbo!.Gumbo is a Cajun soup that contains roux and dried sassafras. It also usually contains a variety of meats such as chicken, seafood, or sausage. Okra and other ingredients along with seasonings and sometimes even rice can  be found in gumbo as well.

Join us at Soda Springs Park from 11:00am till 1:00pm for an afternoon of gumbo and Mardi-Gras. Two samples of gumbo will be available for $1.00. The amateur and professional divisions will compete for their own 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place trophies as well as for cash prizes. There will also be an award for Best Showmanship and People’s Choice.

Stick around after the Gumbo Cook-Off when Manitou Avenue will fill up with spectators to watch the Mardi-Gras Parade at 1:00pm. Get into the Mardi-Gras spirit and enjoy a Cajun tradition on Saturday, February 6th, 2016.

Fill out your application today and send to the Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce to participate.

Amateur Division Application

Professional Division Application

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February 6
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
$1.00 - $2


Manitou Springs Chamber of Commerce


Soda Springs Park
Park Ave
Manitou Springs , CO 80829 United States
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