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Louisiana Travel : World Championship Gumbo Cookoff


World Championship Gumbo Cookoff
New Iberia, Louisiana

Ninety teams of amateur and professional cooks compete for bragging rights to the World’s Best Gumbo. ¬†Gumbos from traditional chicken and sausage to more exotic soups of duck, alligator, and rabbit are served after the competition to festival goers.

The Food Festival and Shopping Extravaganza and live music also take place in downtown historic New Iberia to coincide with the cookoff.

Friday, October 7, 2011 – Sunday, October 9, 2011
Bouligny Plaza
New Iberia, Louisiana