Arts & Culture

New Orleans style art and culture can be seen and experienced throughout Slidell.

Slidell Christmas Events 2017

December in and around 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 and around town. Events are […]


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 […]

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 […]

Seafood Restaurants & Markets

In Slidell, so much of what we celebrate in life revolves around food. Try one of your local favorites offering a special seafood menu, visit one of the best seafood restaurants in town or plan to cook at home by visiting one of Slidell’s seafood markets. SEAFOOD RESTAURANTS GoodFellas Po-Boys and Seafood 1800 Old Spanish […]

Getting Married in Slidell

The convenience of choosing to stay local for your wedding can result in less stress, possibly a smaller budget and giving back to local businesses. These local vendors were chosen to make Getting Married in Slidell the right choice! CATEGORIES: Planning | Photography | Beauty | Entertainment | Invitations | Florist | Wedding Cakes | Catering | Venues | Rentals EVENT PLANNING A wedding planner is ideal for the busy couple needing […]

The Best Slidell Restaurants for a Special Valentine’s Day Dinner

Special events call for an out of the ordinary experience, one that you can cherish for many years to come. If a special dinner is on your menu this Valentine’s Day, choose a local business that serves New Orleans style cuisine in an intimate environment, all within a ten minute drive. Please note that all recommend […]

Olde Towne Merchants’ Association Presents the 42nd Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

On Sunday, March 15th at 1 pm the Olde Towne Merchants’ Association will present the 42nd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Slidell, Louisiana. Large crowds are expected to attend this great community day of family fun! “Our parade has more tonnage of vegetables than any other in Louisiana” says Ronnie Dunaway, event committee member. […]