Madisonville's Battle for the Paddle Gumbo Cook-off
    Dates: January 22, 2022
    Time: 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    Price: $10 to taste all gumbos; $25 to enter a competing team
    Location: Madisonville's Tchefuncte Riverfront
    Address: Madisonville, LA 70447
    Phone: 845-9824

Come on out and taste some gumbo on Madisonville's beautiful Tchefuncte River at the Madisonville Gumbo Cook-off, Saturday, January 22, 2022, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Teams will compete for top award of "Best Gumbo" and prizes will be awarded. 

Admission is free; purchase a $10 wristband to taste all gumbos and vote for your favorite! Wristband sales start at 10:30 a.m. and tastings are from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Soft drinks and water will be available for purchase. 

Get your team together and see if it gets voted Best Gumbo! Teams may enter for $25 fee; contact the Madisonville Chamber of Commerce to participate. Set up begins at 6 a.m., Tasting from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., and Awards for Taster's Choice and Judge's Choice at 3:30 p.m.

Proceeds of the Madisonville Gumbo Cook-off will benefit the town.

Madisonville's Battle for the Paddle Gumbo Cook-off
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  • Madisonville's Tchefuncte Riverfront
  • $10 to taste all gumbos; $25 to enter a competing team