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The Annual Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators - NEW DATE - OCT. 31, 2020

October 31, 2020

THIS EVENT, ORIGINALLY SCHEDULED FOR MAR. 21, 2020, HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED FOR OCT. 31, 2020.

The Annual Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators will be held at Festival Plaza in Shreveport on Saturday, October 31. Admission is free.

Teams of Gumbo Gladiators from near and far will battle for the title of Ultimate Gumbo Gladiator. Gumbo categories include seafood, lagniappe and chicken and sausage. This event is a Southeast Tourism Society Top 20 Event.

The Annual Battle of the Gumbo Gladiators - NEW DATE - OCT. 31, 2020