Carnaval de Mardi Gras


This event will be from 5:00 pm until 8:00 pm at the Southern Heritage Cultural Center Auditorium, 1302 Adams Street.  The 7th Annual Carnaval de Mardi Gras & Gumbo Cook-Off is presented by the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation (VFHP). In addition to bragging rights and trophies, the first-place winner of the Gumbo Cook-off will be awarded a $200.00 cash prize. Admission is $10.00 for adults and includes gumbo and $5.00 for children and includes unlimited children’s activities. Admission may be paid at the door or purchased in advance at the Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum on Washington Street. Additional food items and beverages can be purchased during this event. All proceeds will benefit the VFHP. 


For more information call Nancy Bell at 601-636-5010 or email