Head to Keystone to celebrate Mardi Gras 2019 with live music and an all you can eat Gumbo Cookoff in the River Run Village Events Plaza!
On Tuesday, March 5, celebrate Mardi Gras in Keystone. Spend the morning out on the ski slopes – wear your beads and craziest bright colored attire! In the afternoon, head down into River Run Village where there will be a Gumbo Cookoff and live music all afternoon.
Want to change up your Mardi Gras plans? Come out to Keystone to ski and enter in a Gumbo Cook Off at Warren Station or just enjoy unlimited Gumbo tastings and an afternoon of fun. Listen to a free band, Charles Daniels and the Kings while you take part in the Gumbo Cookoff. Enjoy all things Mardi Gras at Keystone Resort this year on February 13! Don’t worry you can bring your kids too, this is a family friendly event!
For adults, tickets are just $12 in advance, $15 at the gate and will get you unlimited tastes and once you have given them all a try, be sure to cast your vote for People’s Choice! Want to bring the kids along? New this year, kid’s tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the gate. Kids will get their own kids choice ticket for their favorite gumbo and a free kids beignet!
Want to participate in the cook off and show off you Gumbo making skills or secret family recipe? You could win some great prizes and there are no entry fees! Participation is open to anyone who thinks their Gumbo can win! All participants will be provided with a tent, two tables, linens, tasting cups, spoons and napkins. 1st and 2nd Place will be awarded in the following categories: Seafood/Exotic and Chicken & Sausage. 1st and 2nd place in each of these categories will be awarded by the Judges Panel and then a People’s Choice Award will be determined by the guests. They will also be giving out a Team Spirit award this year, so be sure to deck your booth out and put on your best costume for the chance to win!
Celebrate Fat Tuesday in Keystone this year at the annual Mardi Gras Party & Gumbo Cookoff on Tuesday, February 17. This fun event is appropriate for all ages and features games, live music, cash bar, and of course GUMBO!
Starting at 2:30 pm, a DJ will be playing tunes in Keystone’s River Run Village Events Plaza. For just $12, enjoy unlimited Gumbo tastes prepared by local Summit County chefs who are competing to win the title of best Gumbo in the high country! Taste them all and then vote for your favorite. A ‘People’s Choice’ Award will be presented to the winner at the end of the day. At 3:30 pm, local band Funky Johnson takes the stage to really get people in the Mardi Gras spirit! Bring your beads and your best purple, green, and gold duds and head to Keystone’s Mardi Gras party on Tuesday! The event runs until about 5 pm.