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., Estes Arts District and Abel Real Estate Group, is hosting a Fat Tuesday-Mardi Gras Party.
Craft beverages including Hurricanes ala Elkins Whisky will be available for purchase. We will be decked out with Mardi Gras beads, party favors, great music, and of course, King Cake!
This event is Open to the Public
-Doors open at 5 pm - $5 Cover
-6 pm Merriment and dancing begins
-Live Music with the Mountain Town Rockers
-Gumbo cook-off - $300 in Cash Prizes
Please pre-register to compete! firstname.lastname@example.org
-Red Beans & Rice plus King Cake
-Attendees are encouraged to wear costumes and/or masks for contest - Fun prizes will be awarded!
Come join us and help continue to support the American Legion Post 119 in Estes Park.
The centerpiece of the event is a Gumbo Cook Off – The judging criteria is 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 standard crock pot of gumbo is required, and people choice will award the big winner. Rice will be provided.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.
This event is planned and produced by the American Legion Post 119 and being supported by the Estes Arts District and Abel Real Estate Group.