Bubba Gump celebrating 25th anniversary of film

Special to GateHouse Media Florida

It’s been 25 years since Forrest Gump first ran across America, and now he’s preparing to do it again with pit stops in his favorite cities, including Destin. Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. invites diners to try new menu items inspired by each location and snap a photo with Forrest on his epic quest across the USA and enter the “Run Across America” sweepstakes.

To enter, participants must visit www.bubbagump,com and follow the directions to complete and submit the online registration form with a photo of Forrest. One winner will receive two tickets and airfare to attend the Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. Times Square New Year’s Party on Dec. 31. Run Across America 2019 Sweepstakes ends Sept. 9 at 11:59 p.m. A winner will be chosen at random and announced by Sept. 13.

Additionally, post a picture with Forrest on Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #runforrestrun for a chance to win Bubba Gump prize packs.

At the Destin location, catch Forrest Gump at Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., 14059 Emerald Coast Parkway, July 14 and 15.