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8/15/2019 General
Boca GumboFest Returns to Red Reef West on November 16

Boca GumboFest 2019 will return to Red Reef Park West on November 16, 2019 from 1pm to 5pm to bring top chefs from South Florida together to compete for the title of Gumbo Grand Master 2019! Exclusive VIP hour (complimentary first tastings of all gumbo) at noon for VIP ticket holders. Parking is complimentary with cost of admission and GumboBucks can be purchased on-site in exchange for bowls of delicious gumbo, beer, cocktails, and more! This event is a fundraiser for coastal stewardship and to raise money for a very special local charity! All proceeds will go to Friends of Gumbo Limbo, a 501c3 that works to inspire coastal and marine stewardship through many diverse educational, conservation, and research programs.

 General admission is priced at $20 (ages 13 and over), Member’s General Admission for $15, and Exclusive VIP tickets for $40. Purchase tickets at www.gumbolimbo.org/GumboFest (website launching in September 2019). Each general admission includes parking, access to the event, 3 GumboBucks for exchanging for food and drink, and a re-usable steel tumbler! Limited VIP tickets include an exclusive pre-event hour of unlimited gumbo samples and a musical performance featuring The Lubben Bros. just for the VIPs.

 With Chefs from Funky Buddha Brewery, Tucker Duke’s and Boca Beach Club (2018 People’s Choice winner), and more. Whether you prefer traditional or something a bit more explorative, there’s a gumbo for everyone’s taste. Drinks generously provided by Funky Buddha Brewery, Tito’s Handcrafted Vodka, Naked Turtle Rum, and St. Augustine Distillery! Live music will keep the day going by The Sheffield Bros!

 We hope you’ll support Friends of Gumbo Limbo and come enjoy GumboFest 2019 with your friends and family! We encourage car-pooling or taking a shared ride service if you’re able. Bring some towels to lounge in the grass and enjoy the music, drinks and delicious food. All proceeds go to Gumbo Limbo Nature Center, Inc. so you’re participation helps protect our fragile coastal ecosystems!