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Dauphin Island Gumbo Fest Still Going On

 Posted by on March 23, 2013
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The Saturday events for the 4th Annual Dauphin Island Gumbo Festival are scheduled to proceed despite a rainy forecast. The pre-sale ticket price of $12 extended through Saturday. The event is being rebranded as “The Dauphin Island Gumbo and Weather Festival.”

Live music from Marc Broussard, Bonerama, Ryan Balthrop.

Event organizers developed a back-up staging plan utilizing the covered area at the Rodeo headquarters and several very large tents. In the event of incoming severe weather, scheduled performance times may be delayed or accelerated. A final decision for staging and music line-up times will be made early on Saturday Morning.

The Gumbo cook-off and tasting will proceed at the scheduled time of 11am-2pm. All cooking teams have been contacted and are still excited to cook- even if it is in the rain.

All other festival activities will go on at the regularly scheduled times

Alabama Gulf Seafood Tasting Tour

Visit Island restaurants during the designated times on the tasting tour and receive a free sample of their Alabama Gulf Seafood specialty. Free and open to the public. *While samples last*

Saturday 12-6 pm -Skinners Seafood (1100 Bienville)

Saturday 1-4 pm -Lighthouse Bakery (919 Chaumant)

Saturday 3-5 pm -JT’s Sunset Grill (1102 Desoto Ave)

Saturday 8-10 pm- Bienville Bar & Grill (1614 Bienville) * Live Music with Justin Fobes

Saturday 4-6 pm- Dauphin Island Chevron & Grill (1000 Bienville)

Sunday 3-5pm- Islanders Restaurant (1504 Bienville) * Live Music with Brett LaGrave

Sunday 1-4 pm -Dauphin Island BBQ (906 Bienville)

Sunday 11-5 pm- West End Beach Party- (West end of Bienville)