Football, pumpkin, campfires and more! Fall brings delightful treats along with a welcome change in weather after our long hot summers here in Slidell, and in surrounding areas. October is a big month for family events, we hope you can get out and enjoy!   MAYOR FREDDY DRENNAN’S 14th ANNUAL WILD GAME-SEAFOOD-BBQ COOKOFF Saturday, September 30, 2017 […]

Slidell Summer Camp Guide

We are a team of working moms, and if you are like us, the question starts to come up around February – what are you doing with the kids this summer?! Hopefully, this list helps us all, you’ll find some great Slidell groups focusing on our children’s summer fun. And, it’s not too early to […]

Easter Egg Hunts & Other Family Events

Spring is in the air with Easter egg hunts and seasonal programs at local houses of worship. If you would like your event added to our Living In Slidell Easter Events list, please contact us. EASTER EGGSTRAVAGANZA Cross Gates Family Fitness 4038 Pontchartrain Blvd Friday, April 7, 6 PM Easter Bunny Glow in the Dark Egg Hunt […]

Annual Slidell Festivals

LOUISIANA VETERANS FESTIVAL May 17, 2017, 11 AM – 9 PM Northshore Harbor Center Hosted by the East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity, this festival provides an opportunity for families and friends to celebrate our veterans for their service. All proceeds benefit the East St. Tammany Habitat for Humanity’s Veteran’s Build Program, providing affordable homes […]

A New Orleans Tradition: Seafood Fridays

BACK IN THE DAY When the annual Mardi Gras revelries come to an end, most New Orleanians observe the Catholic tradition of Lent which includes the abstaining of meat – hence the term Seafood Fridays. However, as a child, I have fond memories of going to the local seafood market to pick up something fresh […]

Mardi Gras: Where to find a King Cake in Slidell

King cake is synonymous with Mardi Gras tradition in Slidell. The cinnamon flavored king cake pastry has icing dripped on top and decorated sugar crystals in Mardi Gras colors of gold, green and purple. A traditional style king cake is plain on the inside except for a plastic baby trinket. It is assumed that whoever “finds” the […]

Mardi Gras in Slidell: Parade Schedule

UPDATED FOR 2017: Mardi Gras in Slidell, like other suburban cities outside of New Orleans, has a full season’s line-up of traditional parades as well as a dog, boat and walking parade. PARADE SCHEDULE Saturday, February 11, 2017 12 pm Krewe of Bilge 1 pm Krewe of Poseidon 6 pm Krewe of Mona Lisa and […]

Holidays in Slidell, 10 Things To Do With Your Family at Christmas

December in Slidell is full of great events to share with your family, experiencing pure holiday magic. Don’t let the end of the year pass by without taking the opportunity to enjoy our city and make Christmas memories. Check out some of these great family-friendly events happening in town. 1. NPAS PRESENTS “HOME FOR THE […]

Slidell Voting: What’s on the upcoming election ballot?

Voting day in Slidell  is coming soon, as you may have guessed with the increasing amount of signage around the city. To all residents we encourage to exercise your right to vote as it pertains to the community we live in – we can have a voice. Voting is a right best exercised by people […]

4 Reasons why FALL is the best time to sell your home.

Interested in selling your Slidell home? Call Paulena Gross Group at 985-847-0885 today to get started! Well, It’s officially Fall! Could someone please tell the thermostat that?! I jest, but it’s a fact of life living in South Louisiana. One that can fall in your favor (excuse the pun) if you’re planning on selling your […]