No need to fly to New Orleans for Mardi Gras this year. Celebrate with Rehoboth Beach Main Street at the downtown Gumbo Crawl on Feb. 15, 2 p.m.-5 p.m. Purchase a $5 voting ballot, then walk to the 12 participating restaurants to taste the different gumbo recipes. After sampling at least five gumbo, cast your ballot for your favorite gumbo by 5 p.m. The winner will be announced on Fat Tuesday, Feb. 17, at The Purple Parrot, 134 Rehoboth Ave., at 8 p.m. The restaurant receiving the most votes will be crowned the downtown Rehoboth 2015 Gumbo Crawl Winner. Participating restaurants include Café Azafran, Dos Locos, Fins, Hobos, Lula Brazil, Mariachi, Mixx, The Pond Bar & Grill, Purple Parrott, Papa Grande’s, Rigby’s and the Seafood Shack. Ballots can be purchased in advance or the day of the event in the all participating restaurants except Papa Grande’s. While collecting Mardi Gras beads, enjoy the Mardi Gras theme throughout various stores and restaurants featuring drink and food specials. For more information, visit downtownrb.com or the Rehoboth Mardi Gras Facebook page.