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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Realty Group at 985-326-7897 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 […]

“Once Upon A Child” Comes to Slidell

Recycle children’s clothes, toys and more for cash or shop for gently used items at a fraction of the retail price! A National Model, with A Local Feel Once Upon A Child is a national kids resale franchise with over 300 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada, each location being locally owned and operated. The parent […]

What Sellers Want Most From Their Agent

Based on a recent 2015 report by the National Association of Realtors, we know what sellers want and we’re here to deliver. Paulena Gross Realty Group (985) 326-7897 1. Help sellers market home to potential buyers. We are a full service real estate company, which means we go above and beyond for our clients. Long […]

Slidell’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade

The 44rd Annual Olde Towne Slidell Association St. Patrick’s Day Parade will be held on Sunday, March 12, 2017. Line up will begin at 10:30 A.M. and rolls promptly at 1:00 P.M. with a toast at City Hall. The Route The parade will travel from City Hall at Second and Bouscaren Streets to Fremaux where it […]