DESTIN, FL, Feb. 8 /CNW/ - The 22nd Annual Gumbo Cook-off, now The Sandestin Gumbo Festival, returns for Florida's Emerald Coast's favorite food event this season
hosted at The Village of Baytowne Wharf on February 18-19, offering an
extended President's Day weekend of fun, food and live entertainment.
"We invite people of all ages to join us in welcoming this treasured
event to the Village of Baytowne Wharf, offering an ideal, festive
setting for our guests, weekend visitors and locals," said event
manager Lanier Motes. A portion of the proceeds of the event also go
toward a good cause, in support of United Way Charities.
The Sandestin Gumbo Festival begins with a "Taste of the Village," on
Friday, February 18 at 6 p.m. On Saturday, February 19, Festival
attendees will sample gumbo and vote for the "People's Choice" awards.
Guests will also enjoy live Zydeco music, family entertainment and
Tickets are $15 in advance. For people purchasing "day of" tickets, the
cost will be $25 with a $5 discount donating five non-perishable items.
Advance tickets are on sale now at www.sandestin.com/gumbo.
Special discounts are also available on Destin vacation rentals and a
variety of accommodations near the event. Deals include a FREE night
with the purchase of two for the weekend (Code: FREE3) or other Hot
Dates and Rates (Code: Hot). For information call 877/496-0634 or
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Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort was named the #1 resort on Florida's
Emerald Coast. The resort offers 2,400 acres and 30 charming
neighborhoods with 1,400 accommodations. The resort features more than
seven miles of beaches and pristine bay front, four championship golf
courses, 15 world-class tennis courts, swimming pools, a 98-slip
marina, a fitness center and spa, meeting space and The Village of
Baytowne Wharf, a pedestrian village with shopping, dining and
nightlife. Visit www.sandestin.com.
SOURCE Sandestin Golf and Beach Resort
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