The 29th annual World Championship Gumbo Cookoff is underway at Bouligny Plaza in New Iberia.
There are more than 90 participants cooking more than 100 different gumbos.
Events continue all day today and tomorrow, including the Youth Gumbo Cookoff, the Meanest Beans Competition, the Roux Run, The Gumbo Cookoff itself, a booth decorating contest, live music, children’s activities, and more.
Special guests Jaryd Lane and Miles Flatt will be performing.
Beverages and beer are available for purchase, so organizers ask that you please leave your ice chests at home. They also ask that you leave your pets at home as well.
Admission is free.