Fort Bend County Inaugural Gumbo Cook-Off & Vendor Market

Feb. 18, 2024, 1:00 - 5:00 PM
FBC Historic Courthouse


Greetings and a warm welcome! We invite you to join us on Sunday, February 18, 2024, for the Fort Bend County Black History Gumbo Cook-Off.

If you would like to be a Gumbo Contestant or wish to become a Market Vendor for this exciting event, we invite you to explore the details and access the registration and sign-up links provided below. Your journey to being a part of this celebration begins right here!

2024 Gumbo Cook-Off – Sunday, February 18, 2024
$25 Entry fee per gumbo team
(registration limited to the first 10 teams)

Calling all gumbo teams, we are looking for the best to enter our Fort Bend County & NAACP Missouri City & Vicinity Gumbo Cook-off. The Gumbo Cook-off will feature a People’s Choice award along with winners selected by a panel of judges. Each team will be given a cooking area; all teams are responsible for bringing their own supplies for cooking. Sampling cups, napkins, and judges’ sampling cups will be provided. There will be Trophies and Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place.

Please click the button below to register.

Registration has ended.

Download Gumbo Cook-Off flyer [PDF]
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Download Gumbo Cook-Off Flyer

Calling all entrepreneurs and creatives; we want you! In honor of Black History Month, Fort Bend County Judge KP George along with the NAACP Missouri City & Vicinity are spotlighting business owners and artists at our Fort Bend County Black History Month Gumbo Cook-Off and Vendor Market. For more information on how you can become a vendor scan the QR code or click on the Sign-Up link below.


Registration has ended.

Download Vendor Market flyer [PDF]