Sandestin Gumbo Festival Recap Blog, Home Page Blog We are already looking forward to next year! The weather was perfect for Gumbo!!!! One of the many tasty options at the Sandestin Gumbo Festival A ton of prep work goes into making gumbo for two-thousand people. Marina Bar and Grill at Sandestin took home second place in the “veteran” category. Festival attendees enjoyed gumbo from 15 teams. Let the good times roll! A few of the entries for best gumbo!