Information compiled and written by Nathan Wertheimer
Mark your calendar for the 2020 Wekiva Island Mardi Gras Celebration in Longwood being held on Saturday, February 15, 2020, from 1-4pm. They’ll have everything from a Crawfish Boil and Jambalaya to a Mardi Gras Mask Contest. The real showstopper will be their Beignet Eating Contest, you heard that right get ready for a powdered sugar explosion! Drink specials and prizes will be available all afternoon.
It is a short drive from Downtown Orlando to Wekiva Island in West Longwood. Check your GPS for the best route. There is plenty of free parking on the property. This attraction is located at 1014 Miami Springs Drive, Longwood, Florida 32779.
Do you love to eat? Then check out this Beignet Eating Contest at 3pm. All participants should arrive early to sign-in at 1pm. There is a limit of ten participants for this contest. Here are the prizes for the winners, which are *1st Place Prize-$25 Wekiva Island Gift Card* and 2nd Place Prize-$20 Wekiva Island Gift Card*.
Don’t forget to dress up and wear your Mardi Gras Mask. There is a Mardi Gras Mask Contest starting at 4pm. Win a gift basket full of Wekiva Island and Abita Swag.
There will be some great food specials. They are Crawfish Basket with corn, potatoes, and sausage for $14.95 and Homemade Jambalaya Bowl for $5.00
Listen and relax to the live music by Atlantic Alibi. This act is s an acoustic duo covering all genres from Janis Joplin to Fleetwood Mac and Pink to Adele along with some other hits as well. For more information on this group please visit www.facebook.com/atlanticalibi/
Bring your family and friends down to this great event. For more information please visit www.wekivaisland.com/event/mardi-gras-crawfish-boil/
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