It's a Party, It's a Gumbo Cook Off, It's a Costume Contest
American Legion Post 119, along with support from Lumpy Ridge Brewery, Elkins Distilling Co. and the Estes Arts District, is hosting a Fat Tuesday Mardi Gras Party.
Craft beverages including Hurricanes ala Elkins Whisky will be available for purchase along with red beans and rice plus Mardi Gras beads, party favors, great music, and of course, King Cake!
This event is Open to the Public
Doors open at 6pm - $5 Cover
- Cover includes a Shot at the bar & pays the band
Merriment and dancing begins at 6:01
Gumbo cook-off starts at 7pm - $300 in Cash Prizes
- Please pre-register to compete!
Red Beans & Rice plus King Cake
Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes and/or masks for contest - Fun prizes!
Come join us and help continue to support American Legion Post 119 in Estes Park.
This event is being supported by the Estes Arts District.
The centerpiece of the event is a Gumbo Cook Off – with judges to select the best and most authentic gumbo.
First Prize $100, 2nd $75, 3rd $50, and addition $25, $25, $25 honorable mentions. Anyone interested in participating in the Gumbo cook off email the American Legion Post 119
A minimum of three gallons of gumbo is required, and an independent panel of know-it-all judges will award the big winner. Rice will be provided.
Participants will be allowed to sell their gumbo as well.
Our friends Troy and Angie Koehlar owners of the Erin Rose Pub in the French Quarter of New Orleans are donating genuine King Cake to the Fat Tuesday Party.