This festival will highlight a Gumbo Cook-Off and live music. Gates will open at 11:00 a.m. and will feature live performances by Cypress Pop Trio and the Bucktown All-Stars. There will also be a First Responder Tug-of-War competition between SBFD and SBSO beginning at 1:15 P.M. For all you pet lovers looking for a new member of the family, the St. Bernard Animal Shelter will be hosting pet adoptions throughout the day. Additional youth activities will include a 40-foot obstacle course, face painting, rock climbing wall, dunking booth, hamster balls, inflatable games, train rides, and other family fun activities.
Admission for those over 12 years old will be $5 and can be purchased at the gate or one of the four booster club locations. Those interested in participating in the Gumbo cook-off should contact John Lane at 504-579-2173). All admission proceeds will benefit St. Bernard Parish Playgrounds.