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Crew of Cankton Courir De Mardi Gras & Gumbo Cook-Off

February 22 @ 7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Cankton Courir de Mardi Gras, Cankton, Louisiana

The first annual Crew of Cankton Courir De Mardi Gras & Gumbo Cook-Off will be held on the Saturday before Mardi Gras at Landon Pitre Memorial Park in Cankton. Enjoy authentic Cajun cooking and choose the best tasting gumbo at their gumbo cook-off. Guys can chase the chicken in this traditional courir and ladies can ride horses or horse drawn wagons alongside. If you want to ride or run, you must be in costume. You can find yours here.

This celebration is a family-friendly Mardi Gras event with fun jumps, face painting, and a children’s chicken run in the afternoon.

Event Schedule:

7am – Registration
9am – Chicken Run/Trail Ride
9am – Cook-Off begins
1pm – Gumbo judging
1:30pm – Children’s Chicken Run
2pm – Fais DoDo Live Music
This event is BYOB. No bottles allowed. For questions about the event, please contact Chief J. Brent Breaux at 337-322-5099.