April 21, 2018 in Birmingham , AL
Episcopal Place Gumbo Gala is one of the largest gumbo cook-offs in the southeast, with over 60 professional and amateur teams vying for awards and prizes and the title of Birmingham's Best Gumbo. Now in its 13th year, Gumbo Gala attracts some of the finest cooks in the region and hosts an elite panel of culinary judges. Attendees taste as much gumbo as they desire and vote for their favorites. Live music, arts vendors, a Kids Zone , food and beverage carts, and a beautiful historic setting make Gumbo Gala a blast for the entire family. Children 12 and under are admitted free of charge and the adjacent lot provides free convenient parking. Proceeds from Gumbo Gala provide support services for the low income seniors and disabled adults who live at Episcopal Place.